Mission: Destructor by Anthony James (The Transcended Book 7)
English | 2019 | sci / Fi | ePUB |334 Kb
Mission: Destructor : The time has come.
The Creator is the most powerful entity in the known universe. Protected by the walls of its dark sphere, it constructs vast machines designed to wipe out entire species.
So far, it has not encountered significant resistance.
Times change. Captain Becky Keller and Commander Joe Nation are given their most dangerous mission yet. Sent into the depths of the dark sphere, they must do whatever it takes to wipe out this deadly alien entity.
It’s never easy and the stakes have never been higher. Luckily, Keller and Nation have been given a few tools to help them out. A warship fitted with a quad-barrelled experimental cannon and a spy craft carrying a bomb should be enough to guarantee success. Surely.
In the Creator’s realm there are no guarantees. What lies ahead will be the hardest road Keller and Nation have ever travelled.
“Nobody has a damned clue if any of this is going to work, and even less of an idea how to apply it in a combat situation,” she said.
Nation looked at her. “I’m the cynical one.”
She grinned. “You’re not cynical. You only say you are.”
He pretended he hadn’t heard. “The first barrel is due in any time now.”
“The Estrinel never runs late.”
“Let’s have a look for it.”
Nation stood and leaned out of the shuttle door, keeping one hand on the frame. He’d fought on three of the Creator’s entropy factories, but that wasn’t the same as seeing a three-thousand-kilometre pyramid in a stationary orbit above one of the Confederation’s home worlds. It was as though the sky itself had turned to alloy, confining the planet’s inhabitants to a lifetime in a prison constructed by a malevolent alien entity.
Tiny shapes drifted in the space between the ground and the Estrinel, like predatory metal fish, hunting in the biggest of oceans.
“I count five Oblivions and six Cadaverons up there, along with the vessels from our fleet.”
“Better to be safe than sorry.”
A dot appeared, another insignificant speck against the underside of the Estrinel. Nation zoomed his sensor to get a better look.
“Here’s the heavy lifter.”