Sunday, February 20, 2011

The Sagittarius Command 1 - R. M. Meluch

"Mostly they were called gorgons or, altogether, the Hive, as the gorgons in their countless millions seemed to compose one organized whole. A single vast alien entity characterized by an inexhaustible, indiscriminate capacity to eat organic matter.

And Herius Asinius threatened all ships in orbit with crucifixion for not alerting him to this latest wave's coming.

Someone should have detected the gorgons' distinctive spheres approaching the planet Thaleia before the damn things hit atmosphere.

No one answered from above.

The ships' coms could be out.

Or everyone up there could be dead."

3.5 out of 5