Firstborn (Starcraft - Dark Templar Saga, Book 1) by Christie Golden

By Christie Golden

Jake Ramsey -- an unassuming, but gifted archaeologist -- has been given the opportunity of an entire life. employed to enquire a lately unearthed Xel'Naga temple, he is aware this most up-to-date task will open up entire new chances for his profession. but, whilst Jake discovers the continues to be of a long-dead protoss mystic, his hopes and desires are irrevocably drowned in a flood of alien thoughts. Bonded to the spirit of the useless protoss, Jake has develop into the only heir of the protoss's overall background -- each occasion, each idea -- each feeling.

Struggling to keep up his personal fragile identification amidst the raging psychic typhoon in his brain, Jake quickly realizes that he has stumbled upon a mystery so cataclysmic in value -- that it'll shake the very foundations of the universe.

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But such almost criminal negligence would never be the case again. Jake’s team had everything they 56 C H R I S T I E G O L D E N needed to thoroughly record this moment in human history for posterity. Teresa Baldovino, their chief techie, swept her long black hair back and grinned at him. Even more than he, she was enjoying this aspect of their assignment. “Ready when you are, Jake,” she said. He took a deep breath and nodded. She touched a button and a holo of Valerian appeared. Everyone watched intently.

Jake had seen this before, of course; he’d looked at everything Valerian had given him the first second he had a chance. It was sickeningly obvious to him that the vidcam had panned over the temple without its holder having any idea what he was seeing, or the import of it. The time that had been lost. . This temple could have been excavated years ago, at the first evidence of any non-terran sentient life. And the vid had sat somewhere, gathering dust, until somehow Valerian had discovered it, fished it out, and found out what it was.

Well, anything at all, it would already have been investigated and the chance for, as Valerian put it, the “discovery of wonders” would have vanished. But Nemaka itself, as a planet, offered nothing to tempt terrans, or apparently any other sentient species. Any other, of course, except for the unknown beings who had left behind a temple. “The const—the temple is still partially buried,” he told his team as they assembled in a large bay that had once held dropships and now yawned cavernously empty.

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