In the year 2043, the Ngumi War rages. Limited nuclear strikes have been used on Atlanta and two enemy cities, but the war goes on, fought by 'soldierboys' - indestructible war machines operated by remote control by soldiers hundreds of miles away. Julian Class is one of these soldiers, and for him war is truly hell. The psychological strain of being jacked-in to his soldierboy - and the genocidal results - are becoming too much to bear. Now he and his companion, Dr Amelia Harding, have made a terrifying scientific discovery, which could literally take the universe back to square one. Except that for Julian, the discovery isn't so much terrifying as tempting... Winner of the Hugo Award for best novel, 1998 Winner of the Nebula Award for best novel, 1998 Winner of the John W. Campbell Award for best novel, 1998
2043 A.D.: The Ngumi War rages. A burned-out soldier and his scientist lover discover a secret that could put the universe back to square one. And it is not terrifying. It is tempting...
In 2043, the war is still raging on and life on Earth is slowly coming to an end, but when Julian and his lover, Dr. Amelia Harding, make a great scientific discovery, they quickly devise a plan to end the destruction by stopping the indestructible war machines once and for all.
Suffering from the psychological strains of the Ngumi War, soldierboy operator Julian Class, assisted by his lover, Dr. Amelia Harding, makes an astonishing scientific discovery that could restore the universe. Reprint.
We dream about a peaceful world without wars and hunger. A beautiful world where people love and help each other. We may ask: Why do we hate each other? Why so many innocent people should die?Only the greed for money and the selfish nature of the mankind justify that bloodshed. But we all have a wish: May Peace and Love reign forever in our lives
What kind of shape is your portfolio in? The financial fallout of recent years was a game-changer for anyone and everyone preparing to retire in the near future. In order to build and maintain a solid portfolio in today’s roller-coaster investing climate, you have to be more alert, increasingly proactive, and better educated on the markets than ever before. In Financial Fitness Forever, Paul Merriman gives you a framework guaranteed to return even the most struggling portfolio to prime health. One of the nation’s most popular investment advisors, Merriman has you focus on five critical questions: Should I use a financial advisor or go it alone? Should I try to beat the market or accept the returns of the market? How should I manage risk? How should I diversify my investments? How should I insulate my investments from my emotions? If you don’t have solid, well-developed answers— including the whys, the hows, and the whens— based on sound investing principles, you need to review your current strategy. Financial Fitness Forever leads you through the process step-by-step. Merriman provides detailed answers to each question, all of which combine to form a powerful strategy that will ensure the kind of retirement you’re hoping for. Merriman doesn’t claim to have that “magic bullet” answer to supercharging profits in unpredictable markets. Instead, he provides a commonsense strategy anyone can use to secure their finances now and in the future. The economy is racing forward at breakneck speed, and no one knows where it will end up. Apply the lessons of Financial Fitness Forever to design a portfolio that will thrive in the long run.
Who would have thought the phrase "Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace" would have a huge impact on how a bride or groom's faith, love, and morals are tested on their wedding day. Nicole Swanson is the owner of Swanson Enterprises, a marketing consulting firm in the NY Metro Area. Nicole is smart, sexy, and loves her man high school sweetheart Marcus Williams. Experience her wedding and the events that led to her big day in "Forever Hold Your Peace". Throughout the events of her big day, she learns the meaning of a test.
5 strategic questions every investor must address to achieve financial security.
A truly inspirational book, Learn to Live in Peace Forever will have you thinking about what should be important in your life. These poems were put together to guide people and help them get their focus and priorities in line. There are a lot of lost, broken people in this world. If we can learn to embrace and hold onto Christian values, our lives could be vastly improved. A future of peace, harmony and happiness could be guaranteed.
Sebastian and Anthony, the Earl of Crofton, share a secret that could be exposed by a false charge of witchcraft.
"Sequel to Duty to the Crown " "The Crofton Chronicles: Book Three " Sebastian Hewel has never been happier. But his life playing the role of his twin sister Bronwyn, the wife of Anthony Redbourn, Earl of Crofton, is about to change. Rumors abound that Bronwyn is using witchcraft to enthrall her husband, and false evidence has been found. Practicing witchcraft is a crime that could have Bronwyn brought in for questioning by the sheriff, and that would reveal Sebastian and Anthony's secret. Together they must decide whether it is time to lay Bronwyn to rest. Anthony intends to ensure that whoever implicated Bronwyn pays for the treacherous deed. Whatever happens, Sebastian and Anthony must prepare to face an unknown future together. A Timeless Dreams title: While reaction to same-sex relationships throughout time and across cultures has not always been positive, these stories celebrate M/M love in a manner that may address, minimize, or ignore historical stigma.
It's the big day: Alesha and William are getting married. They've come a long way since they first met - William is one of the richest and most powerful businessmen in the country and Alesha was his maid. His world is upper-class and designer clothes and her world is saying what she thinks, when she thinks it. Alesha's grown used to the gossipy social club of upper-class housewives, but as the reception unfolds, it's not just the snobs who aren't pleased by Alesha and William's union: Alesha's family also have something to say about the lovers. WARNING: This 4,156-word short story is a steamy read that features explicit scenes and may be too much for some readers to handle!