Wizard Cadet (Intergalactic Wizard Scout Chronicles, Book 2) by Rodney Hartman

By Rodney Hartman

Wizard scouts are the elite, deep-recon forces of the Intergalactic Empire. they seem to be a mixture of expertise and magic-like talents.

Richard, a cadet on the Intergalactic Wizard Scout Academy, is on project to retrieve a defecting scientist on a planet deep in the back of enemy strains. In idea, it may be an easy in-and-out challenge. yet as Richard realized in the past, not anything is ever easy. With a perilous Crosioian scout scorching on his path, Richard quickly unearths himself caught with a number of super-genius little ones who may possibly carry a mystery which may suggest the salvation or destruction of 3 galaxies. among dodging plasma rounds from heavily-armored Crosioian squaddies to scuffling with werewolves, ogres, magic clients and lethal dimension-shifting cats the dimensions of lions, Richard quickly reveals himself some distance open air his unique undertaking parameters.

Even with the aid of his conflict desktop, Nickelo, the percentages of Richard finishing his challenge and getting the kids properly house is low. upload within the interference of the mysterious entity referred to as ‘the One’ in addition to an all too artful grasp demon, and the percentages of survival decreases much more quickly. Will Richard’s wizard scout education be triumphant, or is he doomed to fail? His basically wish could be to discover allies within the impossible of areas. in fact, a liberal sprinkling of good fortune wouldn’t harm either.

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From just outside, he heard a creak from the patio. ” He opened the door. No moon out yet. The porch was unusually dark. He couldn't see a thing. What had made that sound? Raccoons and coyotes and skunks were regulars here. Lindsey didn't move, just listened. He clicked on the flashlight. The beam played over the long, wrap-around porch and across waist high grass that sprouted through the decking. Grass? His sister wasn't fastidious, but she kept her home relatively neat both inside and out, including keeping weeds under control.

There were no snakes, just the blades of grass, moving of their own volition, pricking with deliberate intention. He could feel each of the itchy, sharp stabs of the grass creatures until finally the pain stopped. They leaned in close, leafy limbs brushing and grabbing at him. Whatever they were doing didn't make much sense. When his belt was undone and his pants were pulled down, it made less sense. His paralysis was total. * * * The Captain addressed the hundred members of his Clyptus crew, two- to three-foot-tall spindles of vegetable matter, all pinky-thin as was their custom.

Asked a blue sphere with a big eye and many, many smaller ones. ” “It means the entirety of outcomes for the humans is not known,” the Grey said. ” “Bad luck,” Oliop said. The Trin chaircreature growled at him. “Silence, technician,” she said. “'Luck' is just perceived probability,” the Grey said. “What we are seeing is a fundamental error in judgment of human potential, a gross miscalculation. ” The Grey coughed. It released a stench like burnt popcorn and shook its head. “No,” the Grey said.

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