The Battle for Commitment Planet (Helfort's War, Book 4)
Graham Sharp Paul
It was once insane, it was once suicidal, it was once wrong—
—and by way of God he used to be going to do it.
The Hammer Worlds have Helfort precisely the place they need him.The ultimatum is brutal and distinct. until the Federated hero surrenders, the Hammer World's prisoner Anna Cheung—the simply girl Helfort has ever loved—will be passed over to a host of wicked soldiers to be violated, then accomplished through firing squad.
Helfort can obey, or he can do what the workforce proposes: sail his 3 frontline dreadnoughts into the Hammers' stronghold—Commitment Planet—, release Anna and the remainder of the POWs held captive there, and proceed the struggle within the jaws of the enemy.
Helfort's choice? carry it on.
Bent and the remainder of the forces keen on lengthy Shot can be doing. What he didn't understand was once how the Hammers might react. no one did. If the Hammers bought it correct, in the event that they destroyed the lander ahead of it reached the security of pinchspace, lengthy Shot was once over. The Hammers may weigh down the Federated Worlds and the remainder of humanspace, method after procedure after procedure blasted into the maw of a rampant Hammer empire through the impossible to resist strength of antimatter guns till all that was once sturdy and good and.
“the mutiny mill.” remember that, Michael had no longer visible the funny story. the method was once lengthy and drawn out, the marines summoned in batches through Kallewi, briefed intimately, and requested the difficult query: Are you in or out? For Michael, it looked as if it would take without end, so he was once a much-relieved guy whilst it used to be complete. As Kallewi envisioned, a few of the marines had declined the invitation to take part within the crime of the century. the single shock have been marines from Z part, creating a overall of 7.
have been dedicated; that they had to move on. This deep within Commitment’s gravity good, any try and leap again into pinchspace will be quick suicide. struggle acted. Redwood shuddered as her major engines went to emergency energy, lances of white-hot power stabbing down towards the Hammer planet. sooner than Redwood, crimson River and Redress have been already decelerating difficult, their Krachov turbines spewing hundreds of thousands of tiny disks, chased into house by means of the 1st salvo of missiles and their protecting shroud of.
challenging, penetrating, merciless even, the eyes of a guy used to untangling fact from lies. The eyes of a guy to not be crossed. “Can’t say I blame you,” Vaas stated with a wide grin. He leaned ahead as though to reassure himself that he relatively was once taking a look at Michael Helfort, the palms of his left hand fiddling restlessly with a small attraction striking from a skinny gold chain round his neck. A tiny shiver caressed Michael’s backbone whilst his neuronics pointed out the attraction. It was once no allure; it was once a gold.
Tuned out whereas the provost marshal learn the orders convening the execution sooner than turning and marching over to the place Michael waited. “Carry on, Lieutenant,” the provost marshal acknowledged. “Sir!” Michael barked, his middle now battering at his ribs. “Firing squad … port arms … present … aim … fire!” The flat crack of attack rifles shattered the silence. “Shoulder arms!” Michael barked. Turning, his eyes locked on some extent 3 meters up the cave wall, Michael marched over to the place the physique of what.