Never Tell a Two-Star General what you Really Think of Him...
That was the mistake Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr had made with General Morris. But as a battle-hardened professional, she took pride in doing her job and getting her troops back alive. So after she'd saved the mission to bring the Silsviss into the Confederation --- instead of losing them and their world to the enemy known only as the Others --- she let the general know exactly how she felt.
And Torin's reward --- or punishment --- was to be separated from her platoon and sent off on what might well prove an even more perilous assignment. She was commandeered to protect a scientific expedition to a newly discovered and seemingly derelict spaceship of truly epic proportions. And Confederation politics had saddled her with a commanding officer who might prove more of a menace to the mission's success than anything they encountered.
Only time would tell if the ship was what it appeared to be, or a trap created by the Others --- or the work of an as yet unknown alien race with an agenda that could prove all to hostile to other life-forms...
Original title: The Better Part of Valor
Genre: Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Adventure→ Space Opera
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Confederation of Valor, a (2006) [Omnibus Volume]
Author: Tanya Huff