Blade Dancer

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Penguin, Jul 6, 2004 - Fiction - 416 pages
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S.L. Viehl takes readers back to that universe of Stardoc to introduce a heroine who is about to confront the truth of her heritage...
Jory Rask is a professional shockball player. The fastest runback in the game, she is loved across Terra. But Jory Rask has a secret that she’s lived with for twenty-four years…In a xenophobic world that despises aliens, she is not quite human.
When her mother dies—and that secret is revealed—Jory must honor her last wishes and set out on a journey to find others like herself. And once they meet, none of their lives will ever be the same again. For in order to take the vengeance denied their mothers, they must undergo training at the Tana, the school for assassins known as Blade Dancers—the most lethal killers in the galaxy. And in the heart of that school lies a deadly secret...

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User Review  - SunnySD - LibraryThing

When shockball star Jory Rask gets caught burying her dead mother in a shallow grave, the repercussions don't exactly surprise her - after all, her mother's an alien, which makes Jory a halfbreed. And ... Read full review

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User Review  - TadAD - LibraryThing

This struck me as incredibly amateurish. The characters were flat and did not deepen at all during the story. The plot was fairly straightforward and predictable...including the surprises (I use that term very loosely). Read full review


Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Eight
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Seventeen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Nineteen
Chapter Twenty

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About the author (2004)

S. L. Viehl is the author of several novels including the Stardoc series, the Bio Rescue series, as well as Paradise Island, and Blade Dancer. She lives in Florida with her family.

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