Sarah was turning her aim on the figures beyond the wall when the second commando of the night appeared braced in the kitchen doorway and hosed her away with his assault rifle. Richard Morgan's Altered Carbon was published in by Gollancz. The woman in the bed stirred and swept the hair out of her eyes. Perhaps it was that, the scant shavings of time that had been planed off since Sarah was alive and all was well, that drove me. Less than two minutes ago I could have picked up the gun, I'd even thought about it, so why not now. I grinned and started to get up. A raven sweep of hair covered her face and one long-fingered hand trailed over the side of the bed. Morgan By Richard K. Ears ringing, still on the floor, I flung the H grenade up at him. It was an assassin's weapon, compact and utterly silent.
Millsport had long since put itself to bed, but out in the Reach Altered Carbon currents were still snagging on the shoals, and the sound came ashore to prowl the. PROLOGUE.
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Two hours before dawn I sat in the peeling kitchen and smoked one of Sarah's cigarettes, listening to the maelstrom and waiting. Millsport had long.
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I saw one leg turned to pulp below the knee, and then the body hits, bloody fistfuls of tissue torn out of her pale flanks as she fell through the curtain of fire. My body heaved violently in the confines of the tank. Give them their due, on Harlan's World at least the re-sleeving rooms are decked out in pastel colours and the attendants are pretty. And everything was too heavy.
The air was chilly and the walls unpainted. It was an assassin's weapon, compact and utterly silent.
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I came out of the corner without conscious thought, and the commando was too late to bring the Kalashnikov around.
It's time to go. The weight was forcing my grip on the hatch loose, sitting on my chest like a high-g manoeuvre, pressing me down into the gel.
We both heard it at the same time.
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|Behind me in the doorway, a young man in a police uniform had both hands clasped around the pistol he had just shot me with.
Beyond the wall I could see figures huddled against the expected grenade blast. Out in the Reach power lashed down from an orbital and lit the kitchen in tones of blue. Sarah had rolled over on her face, as if to hide the damage the shells had done to her, but I saw it all through veils of red anyway. I trust these scumbags about as far as a clingfilm condom.