Posts

Showing posts from July 26, 2018

Marshal Donan and Benaltep

Image
Marshal Hansal Donan peered thoughtfully out the portal of his personal shuttle as it approached the starship Cachalon, the flagship of the emperor's star fleet. He'd been summoned suddenly to confer with emperor Benaltep. Meetings with the emperor were always trying for Donau. He never knew what to expect. Often the emperor just wanted to have someone to speak with to drive away the loneliness or help focus his military genius. Donau and his colleagues had often been the sounding boards of Benaltep, and so, witnesses to some of the greatest moments in the history of interstellar warfare. Benaltep could also be mean and petty, threatening even to shoot his marshals for dereliction of duty when in fact utterly they had been courageous, if unsuccessful, in their mission.

   Donan's last meeting with the emperor had been less than happy. The battle for the Durian starsystem, a star in Donau's area of operation, was going against him. The emperor was furious when Donau gav…

Takamo Universe Books in Production

  • Dark Star by -- AR DeClerck
  • Decaying Orbit -- by AR DeClerck
  • Rhats Too! -- by Kerry Nietz
  • Strife's Cost -- by Steve Rzasa
  • The Last Run of the Ice Duchess -- by Shona Husk