Doubleblind (Sirantha Jax #3)

Doubleblind (Sirantha Jax #3)


Genres: RomanceScience Fiction

Status: Full

Updated date: 02:00:10 12/08/2022

Description "Doubleblind (Sirantha Jax #3)"

CHAPTER 1 The ship cuts through the atmosphere, taking us down. Below, the spaceport waits, white as bone beneath the pallid sun. From its quiet appearance and weathered exterior, I can tell this is a relic of ancient times. Though the Ithtorians once explored the stars, they do so no longer. They retreated many turns ago and cut off all trade. It’s my job to change all that. The structure is shaped like a dome, which opens to admit us. I find that disconcerting, as if we’re being ingested. Our pilot has steady hands, but he’s not an artist like March. Nonetheless, we put down sooner than I’d like. I’m not ready. That doesn’t stop me from heading to the exit ramp. My personal crew will meet me there. The rest line up and salute as we pass. They’re mostly clansmen, with a few ex-freighter crew who got stuck on Lachion before the war. I don’t know all their names and faces yet; I didn’t spend long enough on board. We won’t be taking everyone from the Triumph on world. The Bugs would doubtless panic and think they were being invaded. It’s significant that they let us dock here at all. Baby steps before we take a giant leap for mankind. I find Jael, Hit, Dina, March, and Vel waiting when I arrive. Jael