Shadow Hunters (Starcraft - The Dark Templar Saga, Book 2)

By Christie Golden

An unique story of area struggle in response to the bestselling desktop video game sequence from snowstorm leisure.

Driven through the dwelling stories of a long-dead protoss mystic and hounded by way of the Queen of Blades' starving zerg, archaeologist Jake Ramsey embarks on a dangerous trip to arrive the fabled protoss homeworld of Aiur.

Seeking an important piece of protoss expertise, Jake reveals that Aiur has been overrun by way of the zerg. Descending into the shadowy labyrinths underneath the planet's floor, he needs to locate the sacred crystal earlier than time runs out -- for him...and the universe itself.

Yet, what Jake discovers underneath Aiur is a horror past his wildest nightmares -- Ulrezaj -- an archon made out of the seven most threatening and robust darkish templar in history...

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This can be difficult,舡 he stated. 舠Jacob舒I can sever a small crystal simply adequate, yet i'll want the use of no less than one hand to carry directly to the most crystal. you'll have to seize it and confirm it doesn't fall into the vat. 舡 Jake舗s belly clenched. i'll trap the crystal, Jacob. don't worry. 舠Okay,舡 Jake acknowledged. 舠I舗ll you need to be larger at catching than i used to be as a child. 舡 He stepped towards the vat, even supposing each intuition recommended him to place as a lot distance among it and himself as attainable. 舠Careful,舡 Rosemary warned. 舠Don舗t contact the perimeters in any respect. 舡 He iced up and learned he used to be just a couple of centimeters clear of the part of the box. The sickly mist floated upward. the outside of the liquid was once flat now, and he attempted to not take into consideration the object that lurked underneath it. He swallowed tough. 舠Right,舡 he controlled. He stepped again and enable Zamara, along with her millennia of information on the best way to stream with grace and assuredness, have keep an eye on of his physique. 舠You could continue, Ladranix,舡 Zamara stated. 舠We are prepared. 舡 Ladranix nodded, moving his place for the absolute best grip, taking his time. Jake felt him readying himself. The protoss hung on with one hand and either legs, prolonged an arm, and closed his eyes. The golden armor round his wrist glowed softly, and unexpectedly the intense psi-blade flashed into lifestyles. Ladranix bent and taken his arm down in a yes stroke. The gleaming blade of targeted psychological strength sliced via a small shard on the base of the crystal like a knife via cheese. The severed crystal dropped, turning slowly finish over finish in the course of the air, falling towards the vat. with out his knowing it, Zamara prolonged Jake舗s arm, relocating as easily and as simply because the protoss had, and stuck the crystal in his outstretched palm. so much quick was once the feeling of the crystal in his hand. the sentiments that washed via him have been startling. Shivers chased one another down his backbone. heat flowed over him, tender as water, powerful as stone. at the beginning it used to be friendly, yet then the feeling grew a growing number of severe and Jake pulled out his shirttail to carry the crystal. He glanced at Ladranix, who had dropped down in near-silence beside him. this can be 舰 super robust, Zamara stated, and Jake discovered that she nonetheless had her protect up. The crystal had controlled to penetrate it to some extent. i'm hoping will probably be adequate. Come, Jacob. Now we needs to retreat. 舠Is that gonna paintings? 舡 Rosemary requested. 舠She hopes so,舡 Jake spoke back, tearing off a bit of his blouse and wrapping the crystal in it. He began to position the shard in a single of the numerous wallet of his jacket, yet anything used to be already there. He took it out and stared at one of many fossilized shells from Nemaka. He舗d positioned it in there that fateful evening while he舗d found out the code, the common ratio, that had led him to Zamara and this second. Jacob 舰 Jake shook his head and changed the fossil. Hell, he may want it sometime, if he made it via this alive. it'd be an outstanding memento. Sticking the shard in one other pocket, he acknowledged, 舠Okay, time to get out of right here.

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