By Paul S. Kemp
An historical Sith send hurtles into the longer term sporting a deadly shipment which may perpetually damage Luke Skywalker’s hopes for peace.
The Civil conflict is nearly over while Jedi Knight Jaden Korr studies a strength imaginative and prescient so excessive he needs to act. Enlisting salvage jocks and their send, Jaden units out into house. Someone—or something—appears to be in distress.
But what Jaden and his team locate confounds them. A five-thousand-year-old dreadnaught—bringing with it a whole strength of Sith and one lone Jedi—has inadvertently catapulted eons from the previous into the current. The ship’s guns is probably not state of the art, yet its shipment, a distinct ore that makes those that use the darkish facet approximately invincible, is unsurpassed. the traditional Jedi on board is decided to spoil the Sith. yet for Jaden, much more is at stake: for his imaginative and prescient has led him to discover a possibly indestructible possibility to every little thing the Jedi Order stands for.
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A familiar Southern drawl replied. “Tony? Shel. ” Shelton Halleck was a solid analyst, recruited straight out of Georgia Tech; he wasn’t given to false positives. ” Tony headed out of his office and down the corridor with its gleaming white walls. He came to a door flanked by two security guards and looked into the retina scanner. The lock disengaged, and he entered a large room with a floor that sloped down from the back. The room reminded Tony of the Apollo-era Mission Control Center in Houston.
I could assign arbitrary values to dimensional coordinates; I knew the formula for acceleration due to gravity; I was aware of the chemical constituents of air; I had read descriptions both technical and poetic of things. But they were all abstractions to me. Still, there was one touchstone, one property that Caitlin’s realm and mine shared: the linear passage of time. And so very much of it was slipping by . . Caitlin Decter’s fingers shook as she typed into her instant-messenger program: Where do we go from here, Webmind?
Of course I am,” she replied. ” asked Tony Moretti, standing once again behind Shelton Halleck’s workstation at WATCH. The jittering image on the middle of the three big screens reminded him of what a movie looked like when its sprocket holes were ripped. “That’s the way we see, apparently,” said Shel. “Those jumps are called saccades. ” He gestured at the screen. “I’ve been reading up on this. There’s actually only a tiny portion of the visual field that has really sharp focus. It’s called the fovea, and it perceives a patch about the size of your thumbnail held at arm’s length.
Crosscurrent: Star Wars by Paul S. Kemp