SixSentence Sunday – Preparing for the Last Stand – Sci Fi

The novel is still out on resubmission, might hear something by the end of October.

Tom and Andi and their companions have a few more twists and turns to navigate before the HEA….

Set in the same universe as my WRECK of the NEBULA DREAM. Andrianda (Andi) Markriss, a planetary representative for Loxton Galactic Trading, has been spending a lazy summer with her best friend in the highly exclusive summer compound of the planet Zulaire’s ruling nobility, networking. On a day when a number of strange  and disturbing things have already happened, Captain Tom Deverane, Sectors Special Forces, unexpectedly shows up with a troop of soldiers and demands she leave with him. Immediately.

Andi doesn’t take this very well….in fact, she refuses to go. Later in the evening, all hell has broken loose, as the captain predicted.
Trying to avoid spoilers here, after certain “events”, she and the soldiers are on the run. 

Finding a massive roadblock ahead of them, they’ve taken shelter in a rock formation, and are preparing for a last stand.

 “Take charge here for a few minutes, ” Tom said to the sergeant. “I’ve got to talk to Andi.”

Andi pulled her hand from Tom’s. “I can fight –  I want to be here on the line with you, not hiding in a rock crevice.”

She expected him to argue, had her own counterarguments ready.

He stood staring at her for a long minute, hands on his hips, saying nothing, face drawn.

Stay tuned next week!

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27 comments on “SixSentence Sunday – Preparing for the Last Stand – Sci Fi

  1. Awww…good…it looks as though he realizes if he wants to be with her, they need to work together. Hey, a woman can shoot as good as a man, right? I know I can. LOL! Hope it gets picked up soon, Veronica. 🙂

  2. I do believe she’s got him wrapped around her little finger. It sure seems to me, with his long, (clearly conflicted) pause and facial expression, that he just might give in to her. But I wonder? Will he or won’t he? You just keep the tension high, high, high. I love it. Great six!!

  3. Ha! Given her usual propensity for finding trouble and not following orders, he’d be better off keeping her close where he can keep an eye on her! Good luck with the submission. Hoping you hear good news soon!

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