Three years ago, an experimental biological warfare agent was stolen from a top-secret laboratory on large moon in a star system at the edge of the galaxy. The secluded city surrounding the weapons facility was destroyed, and the perpetrators escapeanever to be seen or heard from again. Now, while investigating the mysterious radiation outbursts emanating from a large black hole, Captain John Holland and his small team of scientific and technology experts discover a wormhole, held open by a matrix of exotic subatomic-like matter. Further investigation reveals that the wormhole is a pathway to a different galaxyaa galaxy that hosts an inimitable race of hostile creatures bent on supreme domination. Things take a turn for the worst when one of the alien leaders arrives unexpectedly on board Hollandas deep space research station and begins methodically slaughtering his crew looking for the antidote to the lethal biological weapon. The attacks seem to make little senseauntil Holland discovers the true identity of his enemy.Nya U-tey walked quickly down the curving corridor. As was typical of most Bonetellians, at least the females, U-tey had long and thin, but very strong legs, blessing her with a big stride. Her coarse, jet-black, straight, hip-length hair swung side to side in a rhythmic march. ... converted them to electrical signals, and transmitted the signals to the brain for interpretationa much like human, and other animal, ears worked. ... She turned the corridor to her left, and the double doors slid open.
|Author||:||Anthony J. Pultrone|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2002|