Aftermath (Sirantha Jax #5)

Aftermath (Sirantha Jax #5)


Genres: Science Fiction

Status: Full

Updated date: 02:02:51 12/08/2022

Description "Aftermath (Sirantha Jax #5)"

CHAPTER 1 Dying isn’t like living; it requires no effort at all. I just have to sit quiet and let it happen. But I can’t. Like a fish with a barbed hook caught in its mouth, I twist and pull, desperately fighting my way back to the anguished meat I left in the cockpit with Hit. She has no way home without me, and if I don’t succeed in this, the consequences will be far worse than two lost females. Despite the siren call of grimspace and the scintillant colors, I must live; it’s never mattered so much before. I have to get back. I have to warn them, or every ship that tries to jump will never come out again. Since the Conglomerate doesn’t have an armada to match the size of the Morgut fleet, I had to reprogram the beacons; it was the only way to slow them down. Otherwise, so many lives might have been lost. But no impulsive act, however well intended, comes without consequence. I know that better than most. As I draw closer, the pain ramps up. At least I have the assurance that the nanites will repair the damage, so whatever I’ve done to myself, I won’t wind up trapped in my own body. If March were here, he’d help anchor me, but Hit lacks his Psi ability, which means I’m on my own. Instead of