By James Lovegrove
An unique stand-alone novella in James Lovegrove's most sensible promoting Patheon series.
Dion Yeboah leads an orderly, disciplined life... till the day the spider looks. What seems like a typical arachnid seems to be Anansi, the trickster god of African legend, and its arrival throws Dion's lifestyles into chaos. Dion's already outstanding felony mind is sharpened. He turns into nimbler-witted and extra ruthless, capable of control and mislead like by no means earlier than, either out and in of court docket. He has been reworked into Anansi's avatar in the world. then he discovers the cost he has to pay for his new-found abilities: he needs to go back and forth to the US and participate in a competition among avatars of the entire different trickster gods. It's a life-or-death conflict of wits, filled with skulduggery and double-cross. on the finish, just one can be left status.
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I’ll help you. ” He mulled his options for a few seconds. “I’m going back down. You can handle the autopsies without me. ” Sipha frowned. Clearly, she had thought they would be working together for a few days. “I have a couple of people to talk to. For one, the data troll who put me onto Nyom in the first place. ” He drew a deep breath. ” Sipha scowled, then shook her head. ” “Of one, yes. ” Sipha nodded. C. Lyzig District—that’s where my informant lives. C. after I talk to her. ” Coren shook his head.
The troll who had supplied him with the data for last night’s shipment—a woman named Jeta Fromm—should have been more reliable. Coren used a clearing house for people like her: Data Recovery Systems, Ltd. An innocuous name, considering how much borderline illicit trade they dealt in. qrk 3/15/01 4:54 PM Page 30 CHIMERA sometimes in heavy-handed and unpleasant ways—and would not take it well to learn that one of their people had betrayed a client. Still, he had not gotten that impression from Jeta Fromm.
I wish . ” “Nyom. ” She shook her head. “Gotta go. You shouldn’t be seen. ” Nyom sprinted back to her flock of baleys. Seconds later they filed through the bay door. Coren backed quickly up against a wall, standing motionless until they had all passed out of the warehouse proper. Behind him, one of the bay doors began to open. Coren broke for it and slipped around the edge just as a huge hauler rumbled through, carrying a four-meter-high stack of cubes. Its slipstream almost knocked him down. Just on the other side of the opening, Coren found a massive support rib rising to the ceiling high overhead.