By C. J. Cherryh
While these unusual entities known as "humans" despatched their first exploration send into Compact area, the fragile energy balances of the seven alien races of the Compact have been catastrophically disrupted. And by means of giving preserve to Tully, the single human survivor of his undertaking, Pyanfar Chanur, captain of The delight of Chanur, jeopardized the protection of her send and her workforce through putting them on the middle of a dangerous political maelstrom.
Now, with a brand new fleet of human ships drawing close Compact house and with the Meetpoint and different Compact stations approximately destroyed by way of rival factions, Pyanfar and her group face the last word chance to their species. for his or her domestic planet lies within the course of an approaching house conflict that could wipe their international off the galactic maps. Will Pyanfar be capable to ward off catastrophe for her homeworld and win herself the last word reward—a treasure past measuring—an specific exchange agreement with Earth?
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He pointed his blade at Not-Corran, an informal salute of grudging respect. “You've studied. ” “Put the blade away, boy. I don't know what you're seeing or feeling, but we can get people in here whom you trust. ” “Sure, I'll happily give you time to call your reinforcements. ” Valin paused as if hesitating but took that moment to assess his options. Not-Corran was at least as good a swordsman as Valin, and Not-Mirax was clearly off calling in more help. Soon enough, Valin would be overmatched. To Valin's right were the sink and stove, cabinets above, wall behind.
But as Savar stepped forward to reach for it, Luke passed it to Leia. She clipped it to her belt alongside her own. Savar stopped abruptly. His expression turned to one of disapproval. ” Leia turned a scornful look on the captain. “I'll wager you a month's salary—yours, not mine, since I don't receive a salary—that your warrant doesn't mention his lightsaber. Warrants almost never do. You know why? I suspect not. It's because the damage each one does is indistinguishable from the damage of any other, so they are of almost no use as forensic evidence.
She asked in droll tones. ” The Bothan offered a long-suffering sigh and turned toward the exit. They descended the shuttle's boarding ramp. With no duties required of her other than to keep alert and be the Jedi face at this preliminary meeting, Jaina was able to stand back and observe. She was struck with the unreality of it all. The niece and daughter of three of the most famous enemies of the Empire during the First Galactic Civil War of a few decades earlier, she was now witness to events that might bring the Galactic Empire—or Imperial Remnant, as it was called everywhere outside its own borders—into the Galactic Alliance on a lasting basis.