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By Toby Frost

Tea . . . a beverage brewed from the fermented dried leaves of the shrub Camelli sinensis and imbibed through all of the nice civilizations within the galaxy's historical past; a resource of refreshment, stimulation, and, specially else, of ethical fiberwithout which the British area Empire needs to absolutely disintegrate to depart Earth on the mercy of its enemies. Sixty percentage of the Empire's tea is grown on one world—Urn, primary planet of the Didcot system. If Earth is to maintain struggling with, the tea needs to circulation! whilst a crazed cult chief overthrows the govt of Urn, Isambard Smith and his vaguely useful workforce locate themselves saddled with new allies—a legion of tea-obsessed nomads, an overly-civilized alien horde. and a commando unit so elite that it has simply 5 members. Only jointly can they defeat the self-proclaimed God Emperor of Didcot and confront the real energy at the back of the coup—the sinister legions of the Ghast Empire and Smith's outdated enemy, Commander 462.

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We had forgotten,’ Carveth acknowledged. Rhianna became to Smith. ‘Now then. Isambard, you could lead. significant hug. ’ Smith bought up. ‘Righto! ’ ‘Hug Polly, no longer me, Isambard. ’ ‘Oh, correct. ’ He approached Carveth warily, as though approximately to bop with a porcupine. She caught her palms out like a tin robotic. They hugged, disdainfully. ‘Aw,’ acknowledged Rhianna, and embraced them either. Carveth’s eyes without warning widened and he or she pulled away quick. Smith sat down. Rhianna stated, ‘Now we’re all acquaintances back! ’ and he or she left the room. Carveth swallowed demanding. ‘I think violated,’ she stated. ‘Yes,’ stated Smith, selecting his phrases conscientiously. ‘Much as i admire Rhianna, all this optimistic power stuff leaves one feeling fairly deflated. ’ ‘You yes as hell weren’t deflated while she placed her fingers around us. you've someone’s eye out with that. ’ Smith spent the following couple of hours scuffling with with Suruk within the carry. It was once hard to maneuver round their battered automobile, yet that gave Smith a bonus, for Suruk had an extended succeed in than him. The M’Lak whipped the spear round his head; Smith sidestepped and got here in with a sword-cut that Suruk knocked away with the flat of his hand. Suruk flicked the butt of the spear up at Smith’s head, and the captain ducked and rolled again and got here up panting. Suruk grinned. ‘You use the round Panther style,’ he saw. ‘You have gotten higher with a blade. ’ Smith puffed. ‘It jogs my memory of after we first met. ’ ‘The round Panther? ’ ‘You attempting to stick a spear in me. ’ ‘Ah, certain. satisfied days. ’ The alien paused, weapon readied. ‘I am completely satisfied that you simply struggle good, good friend. and never simply with weapons, yet safely. ’ ‘I desire a sit-down,’ stated Smith. ‘I want I hadn’t had all that beer. ’ ‘I am critical, Mazuran. My homeworld is a spot of honour, yet honour needs to be received. you need to watch your harem good on my clan’s international, in case anyone makes a decision to cut off their heads. ’ ‘They’re now not my harem, Suruk. Rhianna doesn’t appear to regard me as a guy in any respect, and as for Carveth – good, i'll be an area captain, yet there are a few locations even I wouldn’t boldly cross. ’ ‘True. however the vulnerable women should be higher left locked at the send. My individuals are fierce, and all are martial artists of serious ability. My father, for example, as soon as spent 8 moons within the desert, looking the best way of the Hidden Masters of Gorong. clever and quickly is my father, yet he by no means came upon them. they don't seem to be known as the Hidden Masters for not anything. ’ ‘Thanks for the recommendation. ’ Smith slid his sword again into the scabbard on his hip. ‘It’s continually most sensible to tread conscientiously while facing different cultures,’ he agreed, reminding himself of the time whilst he had coughed up tea whilst a few fool foreigner had attempted to make him drink it with no milk. Bloody exchange talks. Bloody jap ambassador. Bloody swordfight. Carveth seemed on the door with a tray. ‘Tea’s up,’ she stated. ‘We’ve made solid time. In a couple of hours we should always be capable of begin touchdown. I’ve positioned that bottle of wine we obtained on the provider spacestation on your bag. may perhaps besides deliver them a present. ’ ‘Great,’ stated Smith, taking a mug.

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