By James Lovegrove
An unique stand-alone novella in James Lovegrove's most sensible promoting Patheon series.
Billionaire Barnaby Pollard, power rich person, has the realm at his ft. The planet's fossil gas assets are his to take advantage of, as are the size-zero girlfriends he loves and leaves in never-ending succession. till he meets Lydia, a stunning and opinionated eco-journalist. She's the very contrary of the type of girl he usually dates: huge and outspoken, with a company trust that mom Nature isn't really to be tampered with...
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I’m not trying to make excuses for anything we’ve just seen, but I’ve read enough history to know this sort of conduct isn’t entirely unheard of among other species. For that matter, there were periods in our own pretechnic era when we did some things we’d be horrified to admit to today. Not over simple political disagreements, perhaps, and nothing remotely as bad as this, but when herds were faced with starvation conditions and forced to fight for range, they were capable of some pretty horrific actions.
Sharon shook her head, but she also smiled at him. “Go on. Have fun. I’ll even smear on the VapoRub when you come dragging home with pneumonia. ” “Hah! As if that silly movie ever slowed any of your carnosaur offspring for a minute. ” “Of course they don’t. ” Sharon shook her head. “And don’t blame me! ” Dvorak considered that for a moment, seeking a proper rejoinder. None came to him, so he contented himself with sticking out his tongue and making a rude noise. Then he kissed her cheek quickly, gave her another squeeze, and headed out to the waiting pickup.
Of Your mercy, grant that I never see anything like this again! I thought those “secret orders” of mine undermined everything Survey stands for, but not now. Now I know how wise the Council truly was to issue them! “We’re done on this world,” he said, his voice flat. “We’ve got all the physical data we need, and Clahdru knows we’ve got more ‘societal’ data than any sane being is ever going to want to look at. ” PLANET KU-197-20 YEAR 74,065 OF THE HEGEMONY . I . “So, fearless hunter, are you ready for your venture into the deepest, darkest wilderness?
Age of Gaia (Pantheon Triptych) by James Lovegrove
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