Field of Dishonor (Honor Harrington #4)
The People's Republic of Haven's sneak assault at the nation of Manticore has failed. The Peeps are in disarray, their leaders scuffling with for energy in bloody revolution, and the Royal Manticoran military stands victorious.
But Manticore has household difficulties of its personal, and good fortune may be extra treacherous than defeat for Honor Harrington. Now, trapped on the middle of a political drawback she by no means sought, betrayed via an previous and harsh enemy she'd suggestion vanquished eternally, she stands alone.
She needs to struggle for justice on a battlefield she by no means informed for in a personal battle that gives simply offerings: death…or a "victory" which can finish basically in dishonor and the lack of all she loves.
Playful breeze, and Denver Summervale's mind glowed with cruel fireplace as his hand got here up. The pistol was once an extension of his nerves, emerging into the vintage duelist's stance with the oiled velocity of lengthy perform whereas his eyes remained fastened on Harrington. His objective was once graven in his brain, ready simply to merge along with his weapon's emerging points of interest, whilst white flame blossomed from her hand and a spike of Hell slammed into his stomach. He grunted in disbelief, eyes bulging in surprise, and the fireplace.
opposed to her, however the pro-Government 'faxes and commentators who'd made themselves her champions have been nearly worse. listening to herself often called "this Kingdom's so much brave naval hero" was once agonizingly embarrassing, yet not less than half them appeared to have seized upon her as a few type of shining paladin with whom to bludgeon the "obstructionist Opposition." Political analysts of all stripes opined that the younger court-martial might make or holiday the Cromarty Government's likelihood to safe a.
Constructs much less discerning proprietors may need used, they have been broadcast from or recorded at different devices of the chain on Manticore, Sphinx, and Gryphon, which gave them particular destinations and entire spontaneity. Diners could—and did—sit for hours gazing ground-side locations they typically knew good, and Manticore and Sphinx have been shut adequate to Hephaestus to permit close to real-time transmission. heritage holos, besides the fact that great, may have appeared a comparatively minor aspect in generating the near-fanatic.
Self-hatred as loathing for Summervale. It was once the face of somebody who'd failed a junior officer she was once alleged to take care of. "It wasn't your fault, Gunny," Ramirez stated. "I've heard the tales, and everybody knew Summervale's acceptance. Lieutenant Thurston must have learned what was once going on." "But he did not, Sir. He truly believed he'd unintentionally impugned Summervale's honor, and that made him hesitate. That bastard was once an excellent moment speedier off the mark, and he placed that bullet.
retaining steading over them. Now that they are learning you, they're relatively pleased with your, um, eccentricities. This steading's been attracting those that have been extra keen than such a lot for swap from the start, My girl; now loads of them appear to wish a few of your attitudes will rub off on them." "Are you serious?" Honor demanded. "Quite. In fact—" Honor's chrono beeped, asserting the upcoming arrival of her subsequent caller, and Clinkscales lower himself off. He glanced down at his personal.