By Dave Wolverton, David Farland
While Gallen O'Day is employed as a bodyguard to escort a tender lady during the woods to the forbidden ruins at Geata Na Chruinn, it kind of feels like a regular job--but all too quickly, he reveals himself fleeing for his existence from creatures that appear like escapees from a nightmare--the alien dronon, led via their golden queen.
With his ally, a genetically engineered speaking undergo named Orick, and his female friend Maggie, Gallen quickly unearths himself tangled in an interstellar warfare that he by no means knew existed, racing throughout a bunch of worlds, faced by means of a destiny in contrast to any that he had ever imagined.
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Robert continues to do well at school, although I haven’t heard from him in weeks. I guess he is moving along in life, as is Mel. Mother is better. I have been going to see her in the hospital every day, and it has been a little stressful. Her doctor told me that she is very forgetful. In fact, she may have missed taking some medicines at home, since she came in to the hospital with high blood pressure. Dad is forgetful too, so between the two of them, I don’t know how they can remember to do anything.