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BattleTech - LE5526 - Saga of the Gray Death Legion; Operation Excalibur - William H. Keith, Jr.

BattleTech - LE5526 - Saga of the Gray Death Legion; Operation Excalibur - William H. Keith, Jr.

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It was Orloffski, in the 80-ton
holding the gate with her atthe moment. "I've got movement! On the left, one hundredmeters!"Lori turned slightly, scanning the smoky ruin there. Yes, she sawthem. 'Mechs were moving again beyond the spill of fire-blackenedrubble that once had been the far wall of the courtyard. A
hulked behind the tumbledown wall opposite. As itstrode closer, it paused, left and right arms raised to volley-firetheir three lasers in rippling spurts of brilliant white light. Other'Mechs, shadowy figures in the clinging, opaque smoke, movedcloser.Gunfire spat from the shadows as infantry tried to rush the gateunder cover of their larger and more deadly comrades. Lori looseda flight of missiles, the explosions tearing through the tight-knitclots of running men and scattering them like torn, ragged clothdolls. Then the 'Mechs closed in....
The mercenary code was broken by theGray Death Legionduringtheir desperate fighting on the planet Caledonia. At least, that isthe ruling of the courts. And the judges decide to hit below the belt  — Grayson Carlyle, revered leader of the now outlawedmercenary  band, is stripped of his title and holdings, and the legion isbanished fromGlengarry , the planet they've called home for years.
 All seems lost, but Carlyle and his legendary troop of hardenedwarriors know they've been set up—and they have a trump card yet to play. Their dangerous scheme just might work, with the helpof House Steiner  —and enough guts and firepower to restore thename and the might Gray Death Legion to its rightful place of honor. But should they fail, they could lose a great deal more thantheir reputation...
William H. Keith, Jr.ROCPublished by the Penguin Group Penguin Putnam Inc., 375 HudsonStreet, New York, New York 10014, U.S.A. Penguin Books Ltd, 27Wrights Lane, London W8 5TZ, England Penguin Books AustraliaLtd, Ringwood, Victoria, AustraliaPenguin Books Canada Ltd, 10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario,Canada M4V 3B2 Penguin Books (N.Z.) Ltd, 182-190 Wairau Road,Auckland 10, New ZealandPenguin Books Ltd, Registered Offices: Harmondsworth, Middlesex,EnglandFirst published by Roc, an imprint of Dutton Signet, a member of Penguin Putnam Inc.First Printing, August, 1996 10987654321Copyright © FASA Corporation, 1996 All rights reservedSeries Editor: Donna Ippolito Cover art by Roger LovelessMechanical Drawings: Duane Loose and the FASA art departmentREGISTERED TRADEMARK—MARCA REG1STRADABATTLETECH, FASA, and the distinctive BATTLETECH and FASAlogos are trademarks of the FASA Corporation, 1100 W. Cermak,Suite B305, Chicago, IL 60608.Printed in the United States of AmericaWithout limiting the rights under copyright reserved above, no partof this publication may be reproduced, stored in or introduced intoa retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form, or by any means(electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise),without the prior written permission of both the copyright ownerand the above publisher of this book.BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT QUANTITY DISCOUNTS WHEN USED TOPROMOTE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. FOR INFORMATION PLEASEWRITE TO PREMIUM MARKETING DIVISION, PENGUIN PUTNAM INC..375 HUDSON STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10014.If you purchased this book without a cover you should be awarethat this book is stolen property. It was reported as "unsold anddestroyed" to the publisher and neither the author nor thepublisher has received any payment for this "stripped book."

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