By Myra McEntire
A risk from the earlier may possibly spoil the future.
Kaleb Ballard was once by no means presupposed to be capable of see ripples--cracks in time. Are his powers increasing, or is anything very unsuitable? prior to he can discover, Jonathan Landers, the fellow who attempted to homicide his father, reappears. Why is he again, and what, or whom, does he want?
within the wake of Landers's go back, the Hourglass association is given an ultimatum by way of a mysterious guy. both they locate Landers and the learn he has stolen on people who may perhaps hold the time gene, or time may be altered--with devastating effects for the folks Kaleb loves such a lot. Now Kaleb, Emerson, Michael, and the opposite Hourglass recruits haven't any selection yet to take advantage of their awesome powers to discover Landers. yet the place do they even commence? And whilst? whether they be triumphant, simply discovering him will not be adequate ...
The follow-up to Hourglass, Timepiece blends the magical, technological know-how fiction, secret, and suspense genres right into a nonstop thrill trip the place each moment counts.
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Henry watched through merciless eyes, fingering the scars on his face, as the French struggled forward. Their heavy mail and plate armor might defeat his archers’ arrows, but those same arrows forced the advancing French to close their helmet visors and keep their heads down lest the same thing happen to them as had happened to Henry and Percy at Shrewsbury. Visibility, as Henry knew from harsh personal experience, was hugely restricted under those circumstances, and just breathing through a visor’s airholes could become a tortuous ordeal, especially for someone fighting his way through knee-deep mud in the hot, sweaty prison of his armor.
Acquisition of less advanced but trainable species provided useful increases in the Empire’s labor force. A labor force which—thanks to the Constitution’s namby-pamby emphasis on members’ internal autonomy—could be kept properly in its place on any planet belonging to the Empire. And a labor force which was building the sinews of war the Empire would require on the day it told the rest of the Hegemony what it could do with all of its demeaning restrictions. That was one reason the Shongairi had been so secretly delighted when the more pacific members of the Council had decided that anyone as bloodthirsty as “humans” deserved whatever happened to them.
Timepiece: An Hourglass Novel by Myra McEntire