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Space Mercenaries (1965) [Novel]
by A. Bertram Chandler Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Empress Irene
Part: 2

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Her ex-Imperial Highness of Outer Space had developed a conscience. With a well-armed space cruiser on her hands, she didn't want to sell it to just anyone - that is, anyone under Empire control. So the former Empress and her ex-space captain husband became mercenaries for GLASS: the Galactic League for the Abolition of Supression and Slavery.

Their first assignment was blockade-running, to bring antibiotics to the plague-ridden humans on Antrim, beseiged by the Halichecki bird-people and ignored by the Empire. Only, this would be a ticklish business for they could not fire one shot at the Halichecki without being legally termed pirates. Although the ex-Empress and hubby were open-minded enough to try all sorts of devious tricks, the prospect of being hanged for piracy by her successor did not appeal to either of their natures...

Original title: Space Mercenaries
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureSpace Opera

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Space Mercenaries / Caves of Mars, the (1965) [Paired Work]
      Authors: A. Bertram Chandler , Emil Petaja

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Space Mercenaries (1965)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

Space Mercenaries (c.1974)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London
Publisher: Priory
Pages: 128

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Space Mercenaries (1965)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Ace Books
Pages: 131

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