Terminal alliance [dramatized adaptation]
    (2020)

    Nonfiction

    eAudiobook

    Provider: hoopla

Details

PUBLISHED
[United States] : GraphicAudio, 2020
Made available through hoopla
EDITION
Unabridged
DESCRIPTION
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 24 min.)) : digital
ISBN/ISSN
9781648796470 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book) MWT13597379, 1648796478 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book) 13597379
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Read by Colleen Delany, Full Cast, Jessica Lauren Ball, Bru Ajueyitsi

In his hilarious new sci-fi series, Jim C. Hines introduces the unlikely heroes that may just save the galaxy: a crew of space janitors. The Krakau came to Earth to invite humanity into a growing alliance of sentient species. However, they happened to arrive after a mutated plague wiped out half the planet, turned the rest into shambling, near-unstoppable animals, and basically destroyed human civilization. You knowyour standard apocalypse. The Krakau's first impulse was to turn around and go home. (After all, it's hard to have diplomatic relations with mindless savages who eat your diplomats.) Their second impulse was to try to fix us. Now, a century later, human beings might not be what they once were, but at least they're no longer trying to eat everyone. Mostly. Marion Mops Adamopoulos is surprisingly bright (for a human). As a Lieutenant on the Earth Mercenary Corps Ship Pufferfish, she's in charge of the Shipboard Hygiene and Sanitation team. When a bioweapon attack wipes out the Krakau command crew and reverts the rest of the humans to their feral state, only Mops and her team are left with their minds intact. Escaping the attacking aliensnot to mention her shambling crewmatesis only the beginning. Sure, Mops and her team of space janitors and plumbers can clean the ship as well as anyone, but flying the damn thing is another matter. As they struggle to keep the Pufferfish functioning and find a cure for their crew, they stumble onto a conspiracy that could threaten the entire alliance a conspiracy born from the truth of what happened on Earth all those years ago

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