By Tanya Huff
Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr have been the very version of a Confederation Marine. not anyone who’d ever served together with her might think any situation that might see her jogging clear of the Corps.
But that used to be prior to Torin realized the reality concerning the warfare the Confederation was once fighting…before she’d been declared useless and had frolicked in a jail that shouldn’t exist…before she’d realized concerning the “plastic” beings who have been quite in the back of the battle among the Confederation and the Others. That was once whilst Torin left the army for good.
Yet she couldn’t stroll clear of protecting and holding every thing the Confederation represented. as an alternative, ex-Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr drew jointly an elite corps of neighbors and allies—some ex-Marines, a few civilians with exact skills—and jointly they ready to tackle covert missions that the Justice division and the Corps may possibly not—or might not—officially contact. yet after their first significant undertaking, it grew to become noticeable that covert operations weren't going to be enough.
Although the battle is over, the struggle is going on and the Justice division unearths its average Wardens not able to accommodate violence and the folk educated to exploit it. Ex-Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr has an answer: Strike groups made of ex-military team of workers, sufficiently small to move fast, capable of interact if invaluable. Justice has no selection yet to enforce her concept and Torin places her group of self sufficient contractors again into uniform. It isn’t conflict, it's policing, however it usually appears a lot the same.
When the scientists doing a initial archaeological dig on a category planet are taken hostage, Torin’s workforce is shipped to unfastened them. the matter of innocents within the line of fireplace is extra complex by means of the truth that the mercenaries maintaining them are a mixture of Confederation and Primacy forces, and are searhing for a weapon capable of damage the plastic extraterrestrial beings who’d began and maintained the war.
If Torin weren’t already torn via in need of that weapon in play, she additionally has to deal with the politics of peace that experience further individuals of the Primacy—former enemies—to her group. ahead of they confront the mercenaries, Torin must sift via transferring loyalties as she discovers that the road between“us” and “them” is whatever yet straight.
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A Peace Divided (Peacekeeper) by Tanya Huff