Beginnings (Worlds of Honor, Book 6) by David Weber

By David Weber

The most well liked army technological know-how fiction sequence of all time maintains with a set of stories by way of New York Times bestselling authors Timothy Zahn, Charles E. Gannon, David Weber and more.  Set in Weber’s Honor Harrington Series.
The preferred army technological know-how fiction sequence of all time maintains. The project: to boldly discover David Weber’s Honorverse; to bring the entire motion, braveness, derring-do, and pulse-pounding pleasure of area naval event with stories set in a global touched by way of the greatness of 1 epic heroine: Honor Harrington. This 6th quantity within the renowned Worlds of Honor sequence contains tales by way of 1635: Papal Stakes coauthor and most sensible vendor Charles E. Gannon, New York Times bestseller and Star Wars phenomenon, Timothy Zahn and Joelle Presby. It’s rounded out with an all-new David-Weber-authored novella that includes a tender Manticoran Royal army commander who is going by means of the identify Harrington.

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“. . .everything you'll wish in a heroine….excellent…plenty of action.”—Science Fiction Age

“Brilliant! excellent! Brilliant!”—Anne McCaffrey

“Compelling wrestle mixed with attractive characters for an outstanding house opera adventure.”—Locus

“Weber combines sensible, enticing characters with clever technological projection. . .Fans of this venerable house opera will have a good time. . .”—Publishers Weekly

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I gathered up the pages and handed them to him, not daring to meet his gaze. Don Basilio sat down at the next table and turned on the lamp. His eyes skimmed the text, betraying no emotion. Then he rested his cigar on the end of the table for a moment, glared at me, and read out the first line: Night falls on the city and the streets carry the scent of gunpowder like the breath of a curse. Don Basilio looked at me out of the corner of his eye and I hid behind a smile that didn’t leave a single tooth uncovered.

He then hugged me until there was no strength left in his arms and lay down, stretched out on the floor with the hypodermic needle still stuck in his skin. I pulled out the needle and covered him with a blanket. After that, he began to lock himself in. We lived in a small attic suspended over the building site of the new auditorium, the Palau de la Música. It was a cold, narrow place in which wind and humidity seemed to mock the walls. I used to sit on the tiny balcony with my legs dangling out, watching people pass by and gazing at the battlement of weird sculptures and columns that was growing on the other side of the street.

And you’ll be right to do so, because you’re not a journalist and you never will be. But you’re not a crime novelist yet, even if you think you are. ” At that moment, my guard down, I was so overwhelmed by gratitude that I wanted to hug that great bulk of a man. Don Basilio, his fierce mask back in place, gave me a steely look and pointed toward the door. “No scenes, please. Close the door. ” … The following Monday, when I arrived at the editorial room ready to sit at my own desk for the very first time, I found a coarse gray envelope with a ribbon and my name on it in the same recognizable type that I had been typing out for years.

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