Wednesday, March 1, 2017

WIP Wednesday - Clans of Kalquor 11: Alien Revolt



              Hope Nath’s thoughts were wrapped around her younger sister’s hijinks as she traveled the battlecruiser’s corridor. She controlled the urge to stomp from the teenager’s classroom back to the department where she worked. She noticed little around her as she went. The corridors of the battlecruiser Sword of Truth were ever the same anyway: the carpet beneath her feet going threadbare, half the computers and readouts set in the walls dim from failure, musty from the constant recycling of old air. The hum of engines was so omnipresent as to be unheard now, and she did not note the soft tread of the few crewmates that hurried past her.
              She came back to the present in an instant when she turned the corner and crashed right into a big, solid…and immovable…Kalquorian body. The collision knocked her back a couple of steps.
              “Watch it, boy,” the owner of the body snarled.
              Hope looked up and up at the huge specimen and his even bigger companion. Being somewhat diminutive, she was used to gazing up at others, but Kalquorians averaged well over six feet tall. The one she’d plowed into was no exception.
              The face staring down at her blinked blue-purple, cat-pupiled eyes. They were bright eyes in the well-lit corridor. Intelligent eyes that widened as he took her measure. For a moment his face, made up of elegant features with the exception of a heavy jaw, softened with a note of apology. “Oh. Matara?” He gave the bearded brute at his side a startled expression.
              Then the Kalquorian blockade recovered his composure and scowled at her. “I thought the Earthers kept their women under lock and key, Captain Kila.”
              “Maybe this one slipped her chains, Admiral.” The other man smirked. Despite the almost primitive look of him, he had a wild handsomeness that one might ascribe to a tiger or other beast.
              Then with their faces settling into unimpressed countenances, they stepped aside and continued on their way without a backwards glance. Hope turned to watch the behemoths stride in their armored black uniforms that molded to their bodies…especially their backsides. Hope caught herself admiring the curves before she could help herself. 

Releasing Summer 2017

19 comments:

  1. Finally! News of the next book! Yay! I can't wait. Maybe in this book they'll catch all the rebellion bad guys. (I'm still waiting for them to realize that bi'isil is responsible for the virus that made the women infertile.) I'm looking forward to some comeuppance for Maf and the Holy leader. Please, a nice dose of bloody Kalquorian comeuppance... It'll be interesting to see how Piras' clan manages to romance a Matara while spying on the rebellion. I'm thinking that will be tricky.

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    1. Tricky indeed. Hopefully, I will pull it off. :D

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    2. Funny enough, the detail that the Kalquorians didnt know what caused the virus escaped me for several of the books. It was only after i read most of them that i realized they didn't know it was the bi'isils. For some reason it was so obvious that i just didn't obsorb the fact they dont know.

      Im super excited for this though. I was so damn happy to see a new side to Piras and now i sooo want him to be happy, with the rest of his clan! (Although part of me wants to beg for kindness... dont hurt the colony >_<)

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  2. Must have NOW! I have to say, I had only been mildly interested in Piras' story until the blurb had me intrigued. Then I read the book and was like OMG! So good. I'm really curious to see how he will handle a matara and how you will (hopefully) clear his name, which I suspect won't be in this book. Can't wait! :D

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    1. I'm glad Piras was able to win you over. His interests present a fun dynamic that I think will make this book special too.

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  3. See...if that was me and i was feeling fiesty, I'd say something like "Looks like the chains weren't done up tight enough. Maybe you think you could do better?"....Oh Tracey! See what your books have turned me in to? >_< Still I love it! As always, looking forward to the next book!

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  4. Eagerly looking forward to this one, as well as the next Shalia's Diary!

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  5. Summer? It's 80 degrees on March 1st can you count that as summer so I can have the book NOW?!?

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    1. I don't think you would like it in its present state, lol.

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  6. Can't wait for it to come out I have read all the other books love them

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    1. Thanks! I hope you'll enjoy this one too.

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  7. Patiently waiting......ok, maybe not SO patiently, but close enough. Damn girl, I can't believe you actually got me to love Piras! Love all your books but Clan Beginnings are my favorites. Continue what you are doing.....I'm right here for the journey with you. Thanks!

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    1. Thank you! That Piras is a charmer, once you get past all his barriers.

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  8. Yay! I'm so excited for another book, you've crafted such an amazing universe. Thank you for sharing it with us :)

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    1. Thanks! I'm working hard to get it out to you.

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  9. I didn't want to like Piras. I'm a clan Tranis fan.. But I have to say I really enjoyed Piras' book can't wait for summer.

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    1. I always thought Piras had to have a good reason for the way he acted. Nothing like a broken heart to bring out the worst...I'm glad you got to see him at his best.

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