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I’m posting snippets from the beginning of my WIP, Rishalt, Book 2 of Taxyon Space. The story begins on Jupiter’s moon, Europa, shortly after the end of Book 1. It might be confusing for anybody who hasn't read the first book. I've introduced some backstory from Book 1 without, I hope, giving spoilers. The new story, continuing the adventures of Nikki and Kiron, is at 52k words, and I’m pondering how to emphasize the subtle villainy.
You can read last week’s snippet here - https://auroraspringer.blogspot.com/2018/01/unidentified-floating-object-snippet.html
Excuse my minor alteration of punctuation to fit.
As she reached the door to the stairwell, Astrid Andersen raced from the opposite direction. The chief of the Division of Xenobiology ran gracefully, her long legs moving easily and her blonde hair bobbing behind. Nikki quelled a twinge of envy. Her mentor had arrived only recently and her muscles were still adapted to Earth’s gravity.
Astrid said, “I had not anticipated so much excitement during my visit. Is this alarm a normal occurrence?”
“Not in my experience,” Nikki admitted. “I’ve no idea what the monitors detected. Even Major Tarlick ought to recognize a large native animal.”
“Let’s find out,” Astrid pushed the door open.
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