The Spirits Within
Only Dr. Aki Ross, a brilliant young woman haunted by dreams of death, may hold the key to saving the world. But her plan is not without its risks, and a rogue general commanding the most technologically sophisticated army in history will storm heaven itself to stop her if he has to. He has plans of his own to stop the alien life force in one decisive stroke...plans that will stab at the very heart of Nature itself unless Aki's quest succeeds.
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The dream was always changing, even though it always felt the same.
Aki jerked awake, coming up out of sleep like a swimmer gasping for breath. She brushed her shoulder-length hair out of her face and looked around the lab, letting the familiar surroundings ease the tension. She was strapped in her lounge chair in the research area of her ship. She was in orbit, headed for the right time and spot for reentry into the atmosphere.
She took a deep breath and let it out slowly. The dream felt the same, time after time, yet every time she had it there were subtle changes. Changes she knew meant something.
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