The Darkest Heart, Part 13

Most of the speeches were the typical political gibberish, just a bunch of bland nonsense about how great the Republic was and how it was their destiny to dominate the galaxy and be the most prosperous civilization the universe had ever seen, and so on and so forth. Chieria listened with one ear open, if … Continue reading The Darkest Heart, Part 13


The Darkest Heart, Part 12

Chieria Peltoren didn't easily get nervous. She'd commanded fleets of battleships in numerous life-or-death battles, in situations where it seemed like her forces were on the brink of disaster, only to rally and claim victory over her enemies. She'd rebelled against an usurping commander and taken his best fleet, his best army, and his best … Continue reading The Darkest Heart, Part 12