By Andrew J. Robinson
For almost a decade Garak has longed for only one factor -- to move domestic. Exiled on an area station, surrounded via extraterrestrial beings who detest and mistrust him, going again to Cardassia has been Garak's one dream. Now, ultimately, he's domestic. yet house is an international whose panorama is stuffed with demise and destruction. Desperation and dirt are consistent partners and comfort is a pitcher of unpolluted water and a hot position to sleep.
Ironically, it's a letter from one of many extraterrestrial beings on that house station, Dr. Julian Bashir, that evokes Garak to examine the material of his lifestyles. Elim Garak has been a scholar, a gardener, a undercover agent, an exile, a tailor, even a liberator. it's a lifestyles that used to be charted via the forces of Cardassian society with little or no knowing of the individual, or even much less compassion.
But it's the tailor that is aware who Elim Garak used to be, and what he may be. it's the tailor who sees the ruined textile of Cardassia, and who is aware the best way to convey this ravaged society again jointly. this is often unusual, simply because a tailor is the single factor Garak by no means desired to be. however it is the tailor whom either Cardassia and Elim Garak desire. it's the tailor who can placed the items jointly, who can take a sew in time.
Read or Download A Stitch in Time (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Book 27) PDF
Best fiction books
Dr. Olivia Simon is on accountability within the emergency room of North Carolina's Outer Banks health center whilst a gunshot sufferer is introduced in. halfway in the course of the determined attempt to avoid wasting the younger woman's existence, Olivia realizes who she is--Annie O'Neill. the girl Olivia's husband, Paul, is in love with.
On a spring day in 2004, Jane Z. a physician''s spouse and mom of a teenage son, opens her morning newspaper and is stunned to determine a well-known face at the entrance web page. Sonia, a misplaced buddy accused of terrorism, has simply been published after two decades in felony. all of it comes flooding again to Jane, how two decades ahead of her existence took a really varied direction.
The unintended is the dizzyingly unique, wickedly funny tale of a mysterious stranger whose unexpected visual appeal in the course of a family's summer season vacation transforms 4 variously unsatisfied humans. all of the Smarts--parents Eve and Michael, son Magnus, and the youngest, daughter Astrid--encounter Amber in his or her personal solipsistic means, yet in some way her presence permits them to se their lives (and their existence jointly) in a brand new mild.
It's spring holiday and love is within the air. Or is mixture of Chanel no. nine and Gucci Rush? Is there a distinction? Blair strikes in with Serena and they're again to being top neighbors. yet will the love-fest final or will they prove tearing out one anothers newly highlighted hair? And talking of recent, Nate is at the instantly and slender, enjoying Nate-in-shining-armor to his loopy new female friend, Georgie.
- The Storyteller
- Killing Them Softly
- Een motorboot voor een drijvend flesje
- The Dinner
- Accidents: A Novel
Additional info for A Stitch in Time (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Book 27)
Then tell us,” the younger man says, drawing my attention back to the windows. He smiles at me. ” My cheeks get hot again and mimic my heartbeat. “He tried to kill me. And someone else—he stabbed someone else in the eye … with a butter knife. He is evil. I had every right to—” I feel a sharp pain in my neck. Dark spots cover the man in front of me, obscuring my view of his face. “I’m sorry, dear,” he says. ” The older man is holding a syringe. A few drops of whatever he injected me with are still in it.
AFTER BREAKFAST , I tell Tobias I’m going for a walk, but instead I follow Marcus. I expect him to walk to the guests’ dormitory, but he crosses the field behind the dining hall and walks into the water-filtration building. I hesitate on the bottom step. Do I really want to do this? I walk up the steps and through the door that Marcus just closed behind him. The filtration building is small, just one room with a few huge machines in it. As far as I can tell, some of the machines take in dirty water from the rest of the compound, a few of them purify it, others test it, and the last set pumps clean water back out to the compound.
I wrap my arms around his neck and plant a kiss on his cheek. Then I discover that the air feels nice on my feet when I kick them, so I move my feet up and down as he walks us toward the building where Johanna works. When we reach her office, she is sitting behind a desk with a stack of paper in front of her, chewing on a pencil eraser. She looks up at us, and her mouth drifts open slightly. A hunk of dark hair covers the left side of her face. “You really shouldn’t cover up your scar,” I say. ” Tobias sets me down too heavily.