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Dark Ambitions, Michelle Diener 01 June 2024

2019 SF/romance novella in the Class 5 series. Having been aboard ships for far too long, Rose McKenzie goes along with a planetary survey party. Then the rest of the party vanishes.

This is a surprisingly procedural story: even when you have a space battleship in orbit that regards you as its personal friend, there are still limitations in what it can see and how it can act without doing excessive coollateral damage.

It's all rather slight, but it's pleasing to meet characters from the first book and see how they're getting on. There's also a cute animal companion; this was first published in Pets in Space 5 after all. Probably not worth seeking out on its own unless, like me, you are setting out to read everything in the series.

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