Book Read Online Better to Beg Forgiveness ( Freehold: Ripple Creek, #1, Freehold, #3) by Michael Z. Williamson

Book Read Online Better to Beg Forgiveness ( Freehold: Ripple Creek, #1, Freehold, #3) by Michael Z. Williamson

Better to Beg Forgiveness ( Freehold: Ripple Creek, #1, Freehold, #3)

Celadon, a poor nation on a poor planet, engaged in civil war and a haven for every type of villainy in space, is ripe for cleanup The military could pacify it handily, but it would take a statesman to fix it.But some statesmen have ethics, which politicians and megacorps find inconvenient President Bishwanath compounded the sin by being astute, ambitious and capable So Celadon, a poor nation on a poor planet, engaged in civil war and a haven for every type of villainy in space, is ripe for cleanup The military could pacify it handily, but it would take a statesman to fix it.But some statesmen have ethics, which politicians and megacorps find inconvenient President Bishwanath compounded the sin by being astute, ambitious and capable Something had to be done, because a working nation isn t much use for pork and graft.When the word comes down that he is dead, the politicians move on with a new plan, re allocating resources, and finding a new, pliable president to put in place.There are three problems with this solution Bishwanath is not dead His mercenary bodyguards are loyal than the politicians And if they re not on contract, there are no rules

Title : Better to Beg Forgiveness ( Freehold: Ripple Creek, #1, Freehold, #3)
Author :  Michael Z. Williamson
Language : English
Isbn : 1416555080
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 424 pages

Rating: 4.3

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