By L. E. Modesitt
400 years after profitable Secession from the Terran Empire, the big name method Accord desires to signal an easy alternate treaty on microchip export price lists. but when the contract is so minor, why is Professor Nathaniel Whaler--top economist on the Ecolitan Institute, and his world's most sensible commando killer--chosen Accord's Envoy?Because the Imperial capital is a maddening forms of sniveling diplomats, excessive profile figureheads, powers at the back of the throne, and spies--everywhere, spies....Because the Envoy has to stand crimson tape, politics, prejudice--and a gauntlet of kidnappers, assassins, snipers, and bombs...Because a few Ministry--but which?--doesn't wish the treaty. simply because a few within the Empire nonetheless blame Accord for Earth's poisoning and the defection of 50 famous person structures after the struggle among Imperial nuclear may possibly and Ecolitan bio-ecological weaponry. A hidden cabal desires to struggle the warfare again--even if, this time, the whole galaxy dies.And in simple terms Nathaniel Whaler, the Ecologic Envoy, has the ability to forestall the disaster.
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Nathaniel sighed deeply. “You still haven't answered anything. Why have you sold out to the Defense crowd? Why do you keep avoiding the military aspects? ” Sergel looked down, twitched his ear brushed against the dart. ” The Ecolitan shook his head. He didn't want to start with a corpse. Not when corpses only led in one direction. Sergel's death would only complicate matters. Besides, the Institute taught that murder out of frustration was clearly futile, and Sergel was definitely frustrating.
Who sent you? ” He snapped out the questions like arrows. S. ” Nathaniel tried to frame another question, but instead found himself answering hers. ” How was he going to turn the tables on her? ” There! He'd thrown his own question on the end. If it hadn't been so serious, he could have howled. Both were compelled to tell the truth, and both were trying to get the other on the answering side of the questions. ” “Only in the commercial sense and not in governmental terms because the Institute doesn't believe in large government, but aren't several factions within the Empire out to crush us anyway?
Or both. After they were seated, he asked that question. “You're too forthright even for me. ” “You're more of a mystery to us,” he protested. “So many things puzzle me. Terra is the center of the Empire but few live here. ” It was the first trace of hostility he'd heard in her voice. “Or have they forgotten to teach all the history on Accord? ” “Forest Lord! ” he asked apologetically. The history tapes mentioned the use of ecological weapons against Terra itself by the Institute, and the techniques were still taught.
The Ecologic Envoy by L. E. Modesitt