By Harold Covington
The subsequent ebook of H. A. Covington''s Northwest novel trilogy, A strong fort alternatives up the place a far off Thunder left off, and serves as a bridge to the ultimate novel within the sequence, The Hill of the Ravens. In a now not too far-off destiny, the USA is at the verge of breakup and cave in. the United States is hopelessly slowed down in an out of the country conflict opposed to the Islamic international in a dozen international locations that turns out to don't have any finish, whereas whilst the kingdom is torn by way of years of bloody household terrorism at the a part of white militias within the Pacific Northwest, and Hispanic separatists within the Southwest. The economic climate, the govt., and the felony method are falling aside. the USA goes broke and at the verge of meltdown, in addition to dealing with an immense Arab offensive within the center East. ultimately, the government has no selection yet to undergo negotiations with the terrorists, and a peace convention is named at Longview, Washington. Cody Brock is a difficult Seattle road child, a runaway who joined the Northwest Volunteer military at 16. by way of day he attends Hillside highschool, the place he falls in love with the cheerleader, homecoming queen, and budding actress, Kelly Shipman. by means of evening he rides with the main lethal of all of the terrorist hit squads, the murderous staff of the gangster-like Robert "Bobby Bells" DiBella, together with his lady comrade Nightshade. the 2 of theem are chosen to accompany the insurgent delegation to Longview, the place unexpectedly Cody is pressured to confront a ghost from his earlier. His Jewish past...
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After what happened to Emily Pastras, can you blame him? ” she asked slyly. ” “I think that incident over in the city last month where she got snatched off the street really rattled her and she’s going back to basics,” said Cody. “She’s not into Ghoul anymore, anyway. The church thing is mostly for her mom’s sake, to settle her down. I can understand why she’s worried, though. ” Kelly asked curiously. ” “I’m not really that religious, but some of the people at her church are interesting,” said Cody carefully and noncommittally.
In Israel there is this poisonous atmosphere of hate and violence and madness that just seems to hang in the air like the dust. You choke on it. It’s what you get when you jam a lot of Jews together in a small space. “Okay, I was young, and maybe if the Sapirsteins had played it right I might eventually have forgotten about the fact that they were cannibals who had stolen me through the destruction of my own family. But they just wouldn’t let it go. It was a really weird power trip and Larry and the girls were hooked on it.
I always tried to raise my little girl up to know the Lord and walk in his ways, but she keeps running around. And look what happened! I tell you, Cody, I have nightmares about my little girl in the hands of those beasts on that terrible night! ” She shivered. “Well, ma’am, I think maybe getting captured by the Jerry Rebs might have scared Emily straight,” Cody told her. ” Behind her mother’s back, Emily stuck out her tongue at him. Cody was surprised to find that Emily lived in a suburban mansion in Bellevue which was at least as luxurious as the Shipman home, albeit rather disorderly and seldom vacuumed since the Pastras’ last Nicaraguan maid had fled in fear of the NVA.
A Mighty Fortress by Harold Covington