Star Trek: Buying Time (Star Trek: Starfleet Corps of Engineers Book 32)
An research right into a chroniton disturbance leads the da Vinci to a time-travelling Ferengi named Lant -- person who goes to the earlier as a way to "speculate" and make a fortune. Now Commander Gomez, Lt. Commander Tev, Lt. Commander Corsi, and Cultural professional Abramowitz of the S.C.E. needs to persist with Lant into the earlier with a purpose to guard the timelines -- and keep the longer term.
yet what they locate should be greater than they could deal with, as one Tellarite male and 3 human ladies aren't as welcome at the Ferenginar of fifteen years in the past as they could think...
may perhaps say the rest, they heard a slapping sound and spun round. Carol was once backing clear of a Ferengi, who was once busily rubbing his cheek and cradling his left hand, awkwardly attempting to do either while. It was once transparent what had occurred and both transparent that issues have been so chaotic that this used to be prone to happen back. the 3 huddled a bit nearer, attempting to keep away from any touch with speeding investors, floorwalkers, or maybe Tev. * * * “That’s fifty-four bars in your account.” The.
Hours previous. there has been lower than 8 hours to head sooner than issues grew serious and the asteroid used to be prone to explode. “Soloman,” Pattie known as out. It was once the 1st time she spoke in particularly your time. “This new set of readouts makes me imagine issues could implode as a substitute. anything replaced within the intermix.” She scuttled up the pc a piece to higher learn one of many screens, and he or she appeared to be rechecking her paintings. The Bynar waited patiently even if he started to suppose the feel of coming near near.
grew to become to work out the procedure of a familiar-looking Ferengi who looked as if it would have a perpetual sneer on his face. “My identify is Brunt, and i'm with the Ferengi trade Authority. Have we met?” “My identify is Tev, and i'm operating with Mr. Lant right here to make a few investments to enhance my portfolio.” a glance of popularity crossed Brunt’s face and he smiled wickedly. “If I keep in mind, we met many years again and also you have been rather profitable. Has fortune deserted you?” “My company is my business,” Lant snapped.
Plus the asteroid belt seventeen AUs from the megastar itself. Gomez stood at one of many aft consoles, Tev along her, because the captain recommended Wong take the send out of warp a secure distance from the sting of the chroniton wave box. She monitored the readings, attempting to determine precisely what was once being affected, whilst, and the way. “Commander Uthlonicam has cleared the realm of all site visitors, so we must always be capable of function by way of ourselves,” Gold stated. “Confirmed,” Shabalala stated from the tactical.
Felt sufficient, Gomez.” “Me too,” she stated, and regarded prior the sneer on Tev’s face to the viewscreen. The radiation and debris weren't doing whatever to distort the visuals. That informed her whatever, besides. Downloading the present readings to a padd, she stated, “Captain, I’d prefer to money anything with Lieutenant Conlon.” Gold nodded in approval, and Gomez headed to the turbolift. an idea used to be commencing to form…. * * * Time, oddly sufficient, appeared to cross slowly with little swap to the.