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"Danzha"

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Open Secret


“Danzha” is the Ffawe term for a lunging sword thrust past an opponent ending in a slashing movement that cuts the target from behind as the swordsman angles down and pulls the blade inward. The codename of the operation told Bonate’s subordinates precisely what he planned to do to the Terrans. 

Downward Cut
Not realizing that the Naplian drive on Outland Colonies was a feint, Admiral Reese halted his forward progress toward the Outland Colonies as ordered but, vacillating between obeying Tanaka’s directive and plunging forward to save the Outlanders, he did not turn back for a full week. As the 31st Fleet Group paused at Donovan's Rest, Bonate’s main force got underway, angling back to the southwest. The movement brought the Naplians into contact with the eastern pickets of Admiral Ergen’s task force, driving in his right flank. Reminding Ergen in a very tangible way of his mentor, Admiral Golen’s favorite saying, “Accept that Bonate is always one step ahead of you.” Bo…

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