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The year is 2188. Long ago, Earth was invaded by marauding aliens; these aliens were defeated, but their technology remained. Using it, humanity has reached out into space, but only to continue the conflicts of Earth. Rook is the story of a hardened mercenary who steals valuable items - for a price. After he steals a vaccine for a deadly virus, he finds himself in a crisis ...more
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Published June 5th 2012 by Smashwords Edition (first published June 4th 2012)
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Zarah
Aug 29, 2014 Zarah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Rook can essentially be reduced to one man's attempt to do the right thing, possibly as an attempt at redemption. The character Rook is a highly skilled assassin/thief who suddenly develops a conscious and sets out on an audacious journey to protect the innocent. It's a thankless job, but he feels he has to do it. The book really is a one man show. It focuses almost exclusive on the title character.

Here's the thing though... a lot of galactic history is given which, while interesting, really isn
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Richard
Oct 02, 2012 Richard rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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I am originally from New Zealand, but have been living in England for seven years now. I like to write in my spare time, and have often been inspired by science fiction and science fact; I believe that the best work is often highly imaginative, but still retains those human qualities with which we identify, so that is what I try and keep in my mind at all times. I am working on book number five, ...more
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