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American Cryptology During the Cold War - Book 1 [TOP SECRET by T. Johnson

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He fought hard to cling to his wits, but knew he was slipping away. Even as he gazed into the light, he felt the creature's mouth moving down his neck, planting impossibly gentle kisses as they did so. Then, amidst the light and the sound, the scent of her skin and the touch of her lips, he perceived the faintest insinuation of discord. He turned his head just a fraction, so as to locate the source of the perception. Even as he did so, the creature's arms snaked around his waist, her fingers working the fastenings on his uniform jacket.

What have I done, Lucian thought, cradling the man in his arms. He rejected the thought as quickly as it formed. I did what I had to, he told himself, for the sake of the fleet. Lucian bellowed for a medicae servitor to attend the astropath. Blood pooled in Lucian's hands and spread in a wide pool across the deck. ' Lucian asked, sitting beside Adept Karaldi's recumbent form. As he did so he looked around at the medicae bay. Odd memories of the place surfaced in his mind: memories of his grandfather lying mortally wounded in the very bed in which the astropath now lay; memories of countless others hurt in the course of their duties to the line of Arcadius.

Bridge,' Lucian continued, addressing all of his officers as one, 'I want every one of you to keep a weather eye out. ' The bridge was filled with the sound of the open channel to the Ajax. Only static came back. AS THE OCEANID had closed on the Ajax, Lucian had listened intently for any sign of a response to the continuing hailing signal. He had ordered the channel to be kept open, and endured the wailing and static lest he miss the smallest hint that the Ajax was alive. He had no reason to suspect anything more serious than a disabled transmitter, but somehow, he knew that would not be the case.

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