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By W. E. B. Griffin
Dien Bien Phu. Saigon. Hanoi. In 1954, they have been simply unique names from a French crusade midway around the globe. yet now American battling men—proven at the bloody shorelines of Normandy and within the minefields of Korea—are summoned to assist ward off the guerilla forces of Ho Chi Minh. to a few, the "secret" struggle in Indochina was once the intensity of folly. To others, just like the Majors, it pointed to the heights of glory...
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Maybe the Lost—or at least their servants—are working to build the world, to build life. " "Because it doesn't know what else to do," the Ragged One said. "Because nobody told it to stop. " "Everything about the Lost is a mystery to us," said Autumn grimly. Spiral made to protest, but Autumn insisted. "We lived with them, and accepted their gifts of food and water. But we never understood them. " As the beetle passed, Shoot reached out tentatively with her trunk tip and brushed the sharp edge of its carapace.
Here and there traces of fog and even windblown snow curled tiredly. Birds wheeled exuberantly. She spied huge-winged kittiwakes, fulmars and jet-black guillemots. Every so often one of them would plunge into the dark water, seeking plankton or cod. There was more life here, crowded close to this shore, than anywhere else Icebones had seen on this small world. She heard an angry screeching. There was a bloody carcass on the ice—perhaps it was a seal, or even a bear cub. Petrels soared over it trailing arched wings, their tails fanned out to ward off rivals.
Breeze, panting hard, leaned forward so her back legs were stretched out behind her. Icebones thought she could see the calf moving within its cave of flesh. Breeze raised her trunk and trumpeted, straining. There was a sudden eruption of blood and water, a stink of urine and milk. " Shoot called suddenly. "Look! " And Icebones saw it too: in a gush of water and blood, two legs had pushed from Breeze's vagina. Now a small head and the bulk of a little body was squeezed out, wrapped in a clear, shimmering sheet.
The Majors (Brotherhood of War, Book 3) by W. E. B. Griffin