Beyond The Gate (The Golden Queen, Book 2) by Dave Wolverton, David Farland

By Dave Wolverton, David Farland

While Gallen O'Day is employed as a bodyguard to escort a tender girl throughout the woods to the forbidden ruins at Geata Na Chruinn, it kind of feels like a typical job--but all too quickly, he reveals himself fleeing for his existence from creatures that appear like escapees from a nightmare--the alien dronon, led by way of their golden queen.

With his ally, a genetically engineered speaking undergo named Orick, and his female friend Maggie, Gallen quickly reveals himself tangled in an interstellar warfare that he by no means knew existed, racing throughout a number of worlds, faced by means of a destiny in contrast to any that he had ever imagined.

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The bridge personnel continued their climb. In spite of efforts to keep the HEVs together, the Helljumpers came down in a landing zone that stretched approximately three kilometers in diameter. Some of the landings were classic two-point affairs in which the more fortunate Marines were able to jettison their crash cages about fifty meters off the ground, and land like sim soldiers in a training vid. Others were a good deal less graceful, as the skeletal remains of their drop pods smashed against cliffs, dropped into lakes, and in one unfortunate case rolled into a deep ravine.

Rawley looked, saw a Covenant landing craft coming straight toward the bay, braving the heat generated by theAutumn ’s reentry velocity. There was a limited window of opportunity to get off this sinking ship, and the Covenant bastard was right in the way. She swore and released the safety on the Pelican’s 70mm chin gun. The weapon shook the entire ship, punched holes through alien armor, and hit something vital. The enemy vessel shuddered, lost control, and spun into theAutumn ’s hull. “All right,” the wing leader said over the ship-to-ship frequency, “Let’s go down and meet our hosts.

A second alien carried an ignited plasma grenade—the little bastards meant to drop the explosive into his armor. He flexed his shoulders, and shook himself like a dog. Grunts flew in every direction as the Master Chief used short controlled bursts to put them down. He turned toward the lifeboats. ” Cortana urged. ” The Spartan ran, just as the door started to close. A nearby Marine fell while running for the escape craft, and the Chief paused long enough to scoop the soldier up and hurl him into the boat.

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