The Battle of Devastation Reef (Helfort's War, Book 3)
Graham Sharp Paul
If he survives, hell simply may perhaps freeze over.
The savage Hammer Worlds will not be in simple terms close to invincible yet virtually guaranteed to win their warfare to weigh down the Federated Worlds and regulate human space—unless the Feds can locate and smash their mystery antimatter warhead facility.
Only dreadnoughts, the lone Federated ships capable of stand up to antimatter missile assaults, can do the activity, and simply Lieutenant Michael Helfort has the ability to guide them. yet ability will not be adequate, simply because Helfort is greater than the newly appointed captain: He's a hero, and which means his personal senior officials wish him to fail—and that the enemy's kingpin wishes him dead.
Helfort's early victories simply accentuate everyone's choice. No motion is just too low, no fee too excessive, to carry him down—with treachery, or betrayal, or a proposal he can't refuse, whether it skill promoting out his personal aspect.
The Comdur catastrophe could have on house Fleet. In a second, i'll speak with retired admiral Orenda Pekefier”—Michael groaned out loud; the girl was once self-centered, opinionated, and bombastic, features he didn't enjoy—“about the main matters the Tesdorf Institute has pointed out. yet first, what are these concerns? Ashokan Mokhtar takes up the story.” The holovid reduce to Mokhtar, a tall and impeccably dressed guy status in entrance of an inventive new edition of the Comdur catastrophe, all fireballs and.
For antimatter missile attack.” Michael zoomed the holovid in to target the incoming assault. Antimatter missiles have been beneficial; they'd to be husbanded, and the Hammers did that. to make sure that each one counted, Hammer antimatter assaults have been continually an analogous. An outer layer of sacrificial decoys and missiles sporting traditional chemex and fusion warheads led the best way. they'd just one job: to distract the Feds’ medium-range antimissile defenses. in the event that they made it via to their targets,.
Salvo impression 3 minutes.” Michael instructed the Door on; getting stuck in a gentle attack lander in the course of a Hammer missile assault used to be now not conducive to a protracted and chuffed lifestyles. “Roger. Warf—” with none caution, Creaking Door staggered, a bone-jarring bang throwing the sunshine lander off vector, hurling the group of Tufayl around the lander’s shipment bay in a tangle of space-suited legs and arms. Michael hit the bulkhead with sickening strength. He bounced off, crashing into Bienefelt’s huge, immense.
And its geometry seemed more than enough to strength the dreadnoughts to show to satisfy the Hammer attack—taking a rail-gun swarm within the flanks used to be by no means a superb idea—and journey it out in the event that they have been to get another rail-gun salvo away. Michael cursed a few extra; the Hammers have been scuffling with clever, and issues have been getting advanced. The Hammers have been keeping off the perennial weak point that bothered such a lot of in their commanders—shooting first and pondering second—and it turned noticeable that the salvos from OHMP-344.
We don’t sacrifice crews. by no means have. yet dreadnoughts have replaced that. The unmanned dreadnoughts on your squadron are expendable, and don’t you overlook it. I’m no longer announcing waste them, yet you can find you should use dreadnoughts in ways in which few senior officials with all their years of command and wrestle event ever may well. whatever, i'd upload, we've proved conclusively not only within the sims yet in wrestle. And that’s reasons why you’re the captains of Retrieve and Recognizance rather than.