By Karin Lowachee
While Jos' mom and dad are killed in an assault on their buying and selling send, the boy is abducted by way of the attackers after which escapes - simply to fall into the alien arms of humanity's maximum enemies. he's quickly coerced into changing into a undercover agent opposed to the human race.
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The fact that one is hunted in deadly earnest can cause an abnormal sharpening of the mental perceptions almost to the point of developing a sixth sense. That's what makes hardened criminals difficult to catch. They get hunches and play them. Many a badly wanted crook has moved out one jump ahead of the police with such timeliness that they've suspected a tip-off. All that had really happened was that the fellow suddenly got the jitters and took off good and fast. For the sake of your skin you do the same.
That means you're just the type who'll do some dirty work for me or, alternatively, can intro-duce me to someone who is willing to do it. Personally, I don't care a hoot who performs the task, you or your Uncle Smatsy. I reek of money. You love the scent of it. " Arhava nodded slowly, stuck a hand in his pocket and fondled the thousand guilders. There was a queer fire in his eyes. "I don't do that kind of work, it's not quite in my line. " "Not saying. I've got to have time to think this over. " Mowry stood up.
Tension disappeared, toughies lost interest in Mowry, the bar attendant lounged back, general conversation was resumed. That showed Floppy Jowls was sufficiently well-known among the hard-faced clientele for them to take on trust anyone known to him. " He paused, waiting for a response that did not come; then went on, "You're a stranger. From Diracta. Specifically from Masham. " "Clever of you," Mowry encouraged. "One has to be clever to get by. The stupid don't. " He took a swig of zith. " "No, I don't think so.
Warchild (Warchild, Book 1) by Karin Lowachee