Switching gears for a while, leaving Ancient Egypt for the far future – here’s the third excerpt from my new book Wreck of the Nebula Dream, science fiction with romantic elements, coming out next week. Nick Jameson, Sectors Special Forces, has unexpectedly wound up traveling to his next assignment via a new luxury liner. The ship has had problems already on the voyage but now has suffered a catastrophe of Titanic proportions. Nick and his small band of stranded survivors have gone to the hold to retrieve some useful possessions. Nick still has a lot to learn about Mara:
“Use what effectively?” Reaching out, Mara took the weapon from Nick, expertly checking it over, noting the charge level, flicking the safety off. She hefted it, taking a bead on a particularly garish tote bag across the hold. In a blur of motion, she fired a quick, low level shot right through the center of the bag.
Mouth hanging open, Nick gaped at her. “Fast learner?”
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