Download e-book for iPad: Acorna's Rebels by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey

By Elizabeth Ann Scarborough, Anne McCaffrey

ISBN-10: 0060877758

ISBN-13: 9780060877750

Acorna's humans, the Linyaari, have began reclaiming their homeworld from the ravages of the brutal Khleevi. however the first wave of explorers has unlocked a bigger secret in regards to the origins of the Linyaari -- one who has led Aari, Acorna's loved lifemate, on a perilous trip from which he could by no means go back.

surroundings off on a quest to discover Aari, Acorna and her buddies -- Captain Becker, Mac, Nadhari, and RK -- are pressured to crash land at the attractive and barbaric unique jungle global of Makahomia, domestic of the mysterious Temple Cats. yet an evil scheme threatens to smash the sacred pussycats. to save lots of the cats, Acorna will lead a band of rebels on a trip into Makahomia's temples and hidden sanctuaries.

And there, inside of one sacred shrine, she's going to detect stunning info which could result in Aari . . .or to catastrophe.

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On your one day off during the year? You’ll do nothing of the sort. ” She let herself be persuaded. I went up to Holmes’ room and conducted a judicious search of his chest of drawers and cupboards while she assembled the necessaries. As I expected, he had taken the fingerless gloves he used for driving horses and the tool for prising stones from hoofs; in combination with the hat, it meant he was driving a horsecab. I went back down to the kitchen, humming. I toasted muffins over the fire and gossiped happily with Mrs Hudson until it was time for me to leave, replete with muffins, butter, jam, anchovy toast, two slices of Christmas cake, and a waxed paper-wrapped parcel in my pocket, in order to catch the 4:43 to London.

I put up my chin and looked in the other direction. ” “Holmes, this is intolerable. If you wish to be rid of me, all you need do is slow down and let me jump off. You needn’t be offensive to me. ” “Russell, Russell,” he chided, and shook his head. “Damn it, Holmes, what can you imagine was so urgent that I should come all the way here in order to confront you with it immediately? ” “A question you finally nerved yourself up to ask, and the momentum carried you along,” he answered coolly. ” I did leave myself right open for it, but once launched in a path, it is difficult to change direction.

What would be so terrible in letting me, a woman, talk? ” She paused for two seconds. ” Absolute silence, and then: “Why, why is this man afraid of me? Here am I, I thought to myself, barely five feet tall in my stockinged feet, where he’s over six feet and weighs twice what I do; he has a university degree, and I left school at fifteen; he’s a grown man with a family and a big house, and I’m not even twenty and live in a cold-water flat. So, can this man be afraid of me? Can he imagine I’m going to say something that might make him look a fool?

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