By James S. A. Corey
For generations, the sunlight method -- Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt -- used to be humanity's nice frontier. earlier. The alien artifact operating via its software lower than the clouds of Venus has seemed in Uranus's orbit, the place it has equipped a big gate that results in a starless dark.
Jim Holden and the group of the Rocinante are a part of an unlimited flotilla of clinical and army ships going out to envision the artifact. yet behind the curtain, a fancy plot is unfolding, with the destruction of Holden at its middle. because the emissaries of the human race try and locate no matter if the gate is a chance or a hazard, the best risk is the only they introduced with them.
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The paper bore the familiar double-headed eagle watermark, representing the union of the Mechanicum of Mars and the Emperor, and the script was written in the short, angular strokes of the Sigillite’s hand, the quick pen strokes and half-finished letters speaking of a man writing in a hurry. The upward slant to the tails of the high letters indicated that he had a great deal on his mind, though why that should be so, now that the Emperor had returned to Terra, she did not know. She smiled as she studied the letter for what must have been the hundredth time since she had left the port at Gyptus, knowing that it represented the highest honour accorded to her family.
Her olive skinned features had been carefully moulded by a life of wealth and facial sculpting to be regal and distinguished, with just the fashionable amount of aloofness crafted into the proud sweep of her jawline. Tall and striking, she sat at her maplewood escritoire, a family heirloom her father proudly boasted had been a gift from the Emperor to his great, great grandmother after the great oath-taking in the Urals. She tapped on her dataslate with a gold tipped mnemo-quill, its reactive nib twitching in response to her excitement.
Hissed Jonah, leaning in close as he saw a number of the ground crew turn their heads towards them. ‘Listen, Titus, you have to stop this God-Emperor rubbish. One day you’re going to say that to the wrong person and you’ll get your skull cracked open. ’ ‘Only the truly divine deny their divinity,’ said Cassar, quoting from his book. ’ ‘The righteous have nothing to fear from the wicked, and—’ ‘Spare me another lesson on ethics, Titus,’ sighed Jonah, turning away and watching as a detachment of Imperial Army soldiers marched into the hangar, lasrifles on canvas slings hanging from their shoulders.
Abaddon's Gate (The Expanse, Book 3) by James S. A. Corey