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By Lindsay Buroker

Colonel Ridge Zirkander isn't the version of army professionalism - he tends to claim precisely what’s on his brain, and his checklist has sufficient demerits to wallpaper the hull of an airship - yet because the top fighter pilot within the Iskandian military, he’s used to a bit leniency from his superiors. until eventually he punches the incorrect diplomat within the nostril and reveals himself issued new orders: take command of a distant legal mine within the inhospitable Ice Blades Mountains. Ridge hasn't ever been in command of something greater than a flier squadron — what’s he presupposed to do with a frozen fort choked with murderers and rapists? let alone the unusual lady who indicates up correct sooner than he arrives...
Sardelle Terushan wakes from 300 years in a mage stasis safeguard, simply to gain that she is the final of the Referatu, the sorcerers who as soon as helped shield Iskandia from conquerors. Their subterranean mountain neighborhood used to be blown up in a treacherous sneak assault by way of infantrymen who feared their energy. each person Sardelle ever knew is useless, and the sentient soulblade she has been bonded to in view that her formative years is buried within the middle of the mountain. extra, what is still of her domestic has been infested via bloodthirsty miners commanded via the descendants of the very squaddies who destroyed her people.

Sardelle wishes support to arrive her soulblade — her merely hyperlink to her earlier and her final buddy on the planet. Her merely wish is to fake she’s one of many prisoners whereas attempting to achieve the commander’s belief. yet mendacity isn't her forte, specially whilst the realm has replaced quite a bit within the intervening centuries, and if Colonel Zirkander figures out who she really is, he’ll be duty-bound to condemn her to the single applicable punishment for sorcerers: dying.

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2 IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE "It was Voyager [project] that focused our attention on the importance of collisions," acknowledged Edward Stone of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the chief scientist of the Voyager program. " The Sumerians made clear, 6,000 years earlier, the very same fact. Central to their cosmogony, worldview, and religion was a cataclysmic event that they called the Celestial Battle. It was an event to which references were made in miscellaneous Sumerian texts, hymns, and proverbs-just as we find in the Bible's books of Psalms, Proverbs, Job, and various others.

Would she concede, at least, that Creation might have taken six thousand years? I asked. To my disappointment, there was no concession. Six days means six days, she insisted. Is the biblical tale of creation a religious document, its contents to be considered only a matter of faith to be believed or disbelieved; or it is a scientific document, imparting to us essential knowledge of how things began, in the heavens and on Earth? This, of course, is the core of the ongoing argument between Creationists and Evolutionists.

This time his attention was focused on the "Dwelling of Ea" (Neptune), giving that planet and its twinlike Uranus their final makeup. Nibiru/Marduk also, according to the ancient text, provided Gaga/Pluto with its final "destiny," assigning to it "a hidden place"-a hitherto unknown part of the heavens. It was farther out than Neptune's location; it was, we are told, "in the Deep"-far out in space. MI"He Who Shows the Way," the first planet encountered coming into the Solar System-that is, from outer space toward the Sun.

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