By Jeff Rovin, Gillian Anderson
The first novel from iconic X-Files big name Gillian Anderson and New York Times bestselling writer Jeff Rovin: A technological know-how fiction mystery of epic proportions.
Renowned baby psychologist Caitlin O'Hara is a unmarried mother attempting to juggle her task, her son, and a lackluster relationship existence. Her international is all at once upturned while Maanik, the daughter of India's ambassador to the United international locations, begins talking in tongues and having violent visions. Caitlin is certain that her matches have anything to do with the new assassination test on her father—a taking pictures that has escalated nuclear tensions among India and Pakistan to harmful levels—but while little ones worldwide commence having comparable outbursts, Caitlin starts to imagine that there's a extra sinister strength at work.
In Haiti, a scholar claws at her throat, drowning on dry land. In Iran, a boy unexpectedly and inexplicably units himself on fireplace. Animals, too, are appearing irrationally, from rats in manhattan urban to birds in South the United States to bland condo pets. With Asia at the cusp of nuclear warfare, Caitlin needs to race around the globe to discover the magical hyperlinks between those doubtless unrelated incidents with the intention to retailer her patient—and possibly the area.
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He rounded a corner, and the cantina was exactly where the map said it was. It was a small triumph. He took off his helmet and let the rain wash over his face, hating himself for talking like a simple kid. " "The galaxy's an unfair place. " Fi finally blurted it out without thinking. "I don't belong here, Parj'ika. I should be fighting. It's all I know how to do. " The cantina doors were beaded with rain as if they had just been painted, the only part of the building that seemed to have been maintained in years.
Technically, Fi was as much Jango Fett's flesh and blood as Boba was. Fi thought it was interesting how he didn't feel the man was anything like a father. "I'm Mando A-list, then," he said. "Pure Fett. " Parja submitted to the grin she'd been trying in vain to suppress. She rubbed his forearm with vigorous enthusiasm. "Kandosii! Jaing said you had a way with words. " Fi felt a little brighter. Yes, maybe he'd be as good as new one day, or near enough. He ate his soup with the unsteady hand of a child learning to feed himself, facing the wall so that nobody would see if he spilled it down his chin.
His gaze tracked discreetly around the speeder's cramped cargo area, as if he thought he stood a chance at seven thousand meters if only he could get to the hatch. " Ordo adjusted the force settings on the blaster. Besany felt her gut tighten. "But I'm not a savage. " Then-no speeches, no insults, no warning-Ordo simply raised the DH-17, held it to the agent's temple, and fired. It discharged with a loud bdapp. The man slumped off the seat and hit the deck with a thud. It was fast, dispassionate, and shocking.