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Five hundred years from now, humankind has came upon a hyperlink to a remarkably Earth-like planet and settled there, dividing –as people will -- into dozens of realms. The Federated States of Columbia has consolidated energy and risen opposed to the oppression of Earth's corrupt Caliphate. but if Salafi madmen bent on a brand new jihad kill FSC Captain Patrick Hennessey's relatives in a cowardly assault, they convey an enemy that may exhibit even much less mercy than they do.
A mythical warrior is born: Carrera, the scourge of Salafism. he'll forge a military from the decrepit is still of an army in a failing kingdom. He will locate those that killed his kin. he'll spoil them completely. And he'll test like hell not to turn into precisely just like the enemy he's struggling with.
purely whilst he's entire will there be peace: the peace of an empty wind because it blows throughout a barren region strewn with the bones of Carrera's enemies.
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Ezekial Fortune's final message seemed more urgent. PRIORITY: CCNode: File 3 of 3 PRIORITY ONE MESSAGE!!! Entry by: Ezekial Fortune, DNA#93675791/2478A INCOMING, LOG November 26, 2093 CHRISTCHURCH NODE 1451:08 LOCAL TIME My God, what's happening? This is Zeke (CP override: GARBLED DATA) Christchurch, New Zealand. This morning people were wandering the corridors, just a few. By noon everyone had vanished. Now I TRANSIT QUERY TERMINATED He must have vanished too. " Except for the table (now more of a shelf), it was empty.
It was nothing serious; a few sheep were showing signs of lethargy. Med10 led me through the usual series as we examined the viral DNA together. Suddenly the mindlink went crazy; it seemed a system override was under way, shorting out my link. It hit my hippocampus pretty hard, because I started confabulating — a glowing tunnel, lights in the sky, a boy hunched over a console, walking through a meadow wet with dew — a series of random but intensely real images that took over awareness. Then nothing.
HELIOS SEVEN RELAY FAILURE. MARS IN OPPOSITION. NO CONTACT. The sequence ran through London, Madrid, Shanghai, Ulaan Baator, Delhi, Nairobi, Beijing, Melbourne, Erebus, and Chicago. Then it printed: ACTIVE TERMINAL! ALERT! SCAN CANCELLED. BEGIN LOGON.