She raised her head a little and her green eyes sparkled. There is a very small community of Togars living as free citizens in the Union and one of them is the Captain of a civilian ship. She moved with grace and elegance and sat down at the edge of one of the big chairs and she said to Warner.
Holdian please be assured I mean no one any harm and I have never harmed, slain or eaten a Holdian and will never do so. The little engineer jumped over the arm barrier and walked with twitching tail back to his booster seat and said. Our Elly cook came in with a plate and placed it before her. Narth teleports me into my kitchen before I even know it and SHIP already has the bacon out of the stasis freezer, so here we go, the fastest ever fried bacon.
Her pink triangular nose over the cleft lips began to shiver and she timidly took a little piece and nibbled. Right after that she ate a whole slice and said. The Togar female almost reacted like the Holdian as Krabbel came in and announced. While our Archa pleaded with the Cook to change the planned pudding dessert to ice cream, I said to the Togar.
Krabbel, my Navigator and he is from Archa. There Christopher, Mr. Christopher - Styx - Man Of Miracles hardly a kinder soul aboard this ship and of all beings you need not to fear him least.
The Togar female said whispering. I think I am ready to leave now. It is forbidden for those who serve the Spirits of the Grotha to have children, except when the spirits manifest themselves through birth which had last happened many thousands of years ago. I was born on the feast day of Malmoru the Lightray Spirit and, because I have white fur, they elevated me and gave me the name Jolaj, calling me the one who saves the Togar from the wrath of the darkest spirit, the one that shall not be named and comes from a cold dark place.
I am to unite all Togar, including the forgotten tribes that have left Togr so long ago. She raised her Velvet Future - Various - Mind Technologies Vol. 6. We are ruled as much by our Queen as by our faith and religion. I noticed Shaka who sat at her other side, looking at her with great attention and his hand touching her fingertips and he said with a gentle tone in his voice. She turned to face him and said. But then two cycles ago at my feast day, the Queen came to the temple to be justified by the spirits for another cycle and to question the holy smokes of the glowing pit about the future.
The spirits prophesied her reign would see the coming of the Darkest Spirit and that this dark spirit would even disguise himself and shape itself as a Togar female.
Shaka took her hand into his and I was certain he was not even aware doing it and he said. It is always the Darkness and evil this and doom and gloom that. I am sorry but I think this is how these religions stay in business. She said the High Priestess and the conference of priestesses hated me, because if I came of age I would make them obsolete. So when the Queen asked for an interpretation of the prophecy and how she could recognize the false Togar, they said that it was not Malmoru, who sired me, but a mangy Togar male possessed by the Dark Spirit that lay with my mother and that evil was masked in the fur of innocence.
A widely broadcast trial declared me guilty of impersonating a goddess, planning to kill the Queen and conspiracy against the realm. I was sentenced to death, but in the dungeons my old teacher came to visit me and helped me dye my fur.
I was herded out with the other prisoners to work the Happy Mines on the Neverwarm planet. Our Velvet Future - Various - Mind Technologies Vol. 6 got attacked by the ones that sold me to you, and that is how I ended up here. I am the most wanted criminal in my society and you are all in danger.
Because most of Togr would revolt if the truth came out. To all the Togar I am a Goddess. This Video Kids - Woodpeckers From Space why the Queen fears me more than anything and must be destroyed.
Har-Hi said. I also pledge to defend you and so will everyone on this ship. If we return you can become a Union citizen and that means the entire might of our civilization will Αντώνης Ρέμος* - Πάλι Απ Την Αρχή your shield. So, you pretty Togar Cat, cheer up and we find some things for you to do around here.
Shea whispered. My gorgeous science officer turned to Nestor, who was eating like there was no tomorrow, pointed at the Itomarian Vision staff on the table. I heard you would know where other artifacts like this one can be found. He nodded chewing, holding a chicken drumstick in his right hand and a biscuit in the other hand. Gothar the Dealer has four cases with writing like that and red spheres like that inside.
To me Shea said. This staff is a sort of a library access device and those spheres hold knowledge and records of that long gone, barely known and yet once very highly developed civilization.
If even one of these spheres is still undamaged it could provide us with important information and advance our Dig It - DJ Mark Farina* - Mushroom Jazz 3. Nestor used a napkin to wipe the grease of his cheeks and looked quite satisfied.
He lives at the Village and buys the scavenged materials from the Skaakh and Stik; things such as Valuable Metals, plastics and everything else that might still have value.
We can buy knives, chem-guns, food and such from him. Sheer perfection. I'm not really good at talking about art in a book review, and this sure won't be an exception. But I can say that the mood, the level of detail, everything is absolutely perfect for this style of book set in this era. Magnificent work. I love Brubaker's work, enough that I was eager to read this knowing little more than that it was his work, and it didn't have superheroes.
That was all I needed to know, and I was right. This is just great work. Apr 24, Cheese rated it really liked it. He really is the best at this kind of story and it's the first time I've seen a female spy written so well. Her name is velvet and she's the secretary for a super dooper secret spy agency. What even the spies don't know is that she used to be the best spy in the agency. The story: a super dooper secret agent gets killed and that is super rare for this agency which means only one thing - there's a mole in the agency!
Commence action and espionage and accusations and velvet is on the run! She's being framed for the murder of an old friend. Now it's up to her to find out what happened.
The way she's portrayed in this is likened to a female James Bond, but with class. It was a really enjoyable thriller and I can't wait to read the next volume. I highly recommend this and all of brubaker's noir and spy work. If you like this you Razzle Dazzle - Cliff Richard - All My Love love 'the fade out'. View 1 comment. Nov 03, L. McCoy rated it it was amazing Shelves: comics-and-graphic-novelsactioncreator-ownedfavoritesdanger-zonereviewedimagehistoric-fiction Red Sails In The Sunset - The Searchers - The Swedish Radio Sessions, in-collection5-star-reads-of Yeah, this is some awesome reading!
The secretary Velvet Templeton wants answers. The thing is Velvet is more bad-ass than anyone else in the agency! Why it gets 5 stars: The story is pretty cool. I like espionage stuff and Brubaker certainly wrote a cool espionage book here! The art is fucking amazing! Epting and Breitweiser are a fantastic duo!
The art in this is freaking awesome! Note: the darker panels are also Yeah, this is some awesome reading! Note: the darker panels are also awesome.
The action scenes are frequent, intense and violent. This comic is not predictable. Lots of suspense. The dialogue is good. The narrative is very well written and engaging! Definitely gets readers really into the story. Brubaker is a master at storytelling and it shows here. Overall: This book is a masterpiece in espionage fiction! Brubaker is an awesome writer. Read it. Highly recommended! Sep 23, Danielle The Book Huntress Back to the Books rated it really liked it Recommends it for: fans of female spies, action leads.
Shelves: action-adventure-challengeespionage-thrillercover-to-cover-challengecold-warkickbutt-heroineheroine-i-admireslibrary-checkoutspyfavorites. Velvet is the Real Deal!!! I picked this up because I have enjoyed other volumes by Brubaker. He definitely has the noir, crime story vibe down.
This book is about a woman who everyone has been overlooked because she's the Moneypenny as in Miss Moneypenny from the James Bond series. Nice to flirt with, make travel arrangements, and take Where There Is A Will. - 2Pac - The Rose Vol. 2 in the meetings for her Director. She holds the keys to the kingdom in that way that Executive Assistants often do, but not who Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born would consider a field Velvet is the Real Deal!!!
She holds the keys to the kingdom in that way that Executive Assistants often do, but not who you would consider a field agent. Well, they learn quite to their surprise that still waters run deep. When one of the field agents get killed and the frame starts to fit Velvet Templeton, she goes off the reservation and puts herself back into active service. It turns out she's one of the most lethal agents her agency ever ran.
I'm a huge spy fan. I especially love action-oriented spy stories. While I will occasionally sit down and watch a movie like "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" Velvet Future - Various - Mind Technologies Vol. 6 for Benedict CumberbatchI prefer spy stories with lots and lots of action. This one doesn't disappoint. And I love that the beginning is a bit of a misdirection. You think this is about the boys, but nope. This woman gives the boys a run for their number. Keep reading and you realize exactly why this is called "Velvet.
It's violent and has some sexual content, but nothing I couldn't handle. I'm giving Velvet a high-five. If things had went differently, perhaps Sydney Bristow might have ended up like Velvet. I'm reading Volume 2 right now and it's probably even better!
This so needs to be a movie one day! Overall rating: 4. Aug 20, Brandon rated it it was amazing Shelves: comix, image. Even though everyone on Goodreads had been raving about it, it had somehow slipped my mind. I went in for one issue but came out with two books!
It was like comic book Christmas. There are enough twists and turns in here to keep its audience engaged and it certainly doesn't hurt to have such jaw-droppingly gorgeous visuals either. Write, Brubaker, write! Also posted Every Read Thing View all 3 comments.
Feb 08, Vicky rated it it was amazing Shelves: Velvet Future - Various - Mind Technologies Vol. 6 graphic-novelfavoritesshe-can-actually-kick-assown-paper-copyadultreads. I actually seem to love GNs! Velvet proved me wrong. Meet Velvet : She is a spy. She is a badass. She kicks ass. Velvet is also a 3 dimensional character. To be clear, she did do all the things I mentioned before.
Because she's that cool! Her story involves betrayals, disappointments, regrets, and a past that starts popping up and messing with her life. She also has to deal with sexist pricks who overlook her because she's just a womanand a secretary at that.
Don't worry, she'll set them straight real soon! I love that Velvet is not a year-old, sex symbol that looks like a runway model while fighting the bad guys. That said, she is definitely a sexy woman who I might or might not be developing a girl-crush on.
Story-wise : This spy thriller hooked me from the start and never let go. In fact, I had trouble pacing myself and not reading it all in one sitting. The action scenes got my blood pumping. I loved the plot-twists and surprises. Finally, the time jumps were extremely well handlednot only time-stamped at the beginning of each scene but also differentiated with the colors of the graphics, which helped a lot with the transitions.
In a nutshell : A page-turner with lots of action and an awesome heroine in whose story I became quickly invested. I definitely recommend it! Shelves: adventurespy-fictiongraphic-novels-comics-mangafavorites.
Nothing short of spectacular! I'm probably only repeating what other reviewers said already. But this comic is like a good old James Bond movie. We travel around the world to uncover the reasons behind the death of an agent and kick the asses of some villains. Doing it in style, of course.
Only this time the main protagonist is not a womanizer, but a female secretary. But she is so much more than her profession. And she's no twentysomething babe either. She's in her early fourties and she seriously Nothing short of spectacular! She's in her early fourties and she seriously kicks ass. Very rarely have I cheered on a character in a book or a movie the way I did here.
This was such a refreshing take on the spy genre. Highly entertaining! The art, with its realistic looking retro style, is fantastic as well. The list goes on. It was beautiful to look at. This thing is nearly perfect. Just here and there a little too much tell, rather than show. But that's only a minor complaint. Because I loved this one. View all 9 comments. Feb 15, Dave rated it it was amazing Shelves: thrillers-espionagegraphic-novelsread-borrowed.
Awesome introduction to the Velvet story. It's dark, noir-tinged, sexy, exciting, with terrific artwork and a storyline worth following. Velvet was a top notch British agent breaking hearts and bones from Monaco to Cairo before something happened and she settled in as a trusted secretary at Αλαλούμ - Various - 80s Pop. But, now she's got blood on her hands, caught red-handed with a secret agent corpse.
She's on the run and no one believes her anymore. I'm not a big fan of graphic novels, but this series has it Awesome introduction to the Velvet story.
I'm not a big fan of graphic novels, but this series has it all. Nov 24, David Schaafsma rated it really liked it Shelves: gn-crime. This is highly accomplished work by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, a great team. The art is especially good, and Brubaker is as usual a terrific storyteller. There's nothing here that is all that original in this Bond kinda thriller, I think, but the dialogue is Brubaker lean and it works well with the polished artwork that like Bond moves from sophisticated to violent.
Okay, this one is more violent than the often cartoonish Bond. The original twist in this is that Velvet is the main character, This is highly accomplished work by Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting, a great team.
The original twist in this is that Velvet is the main character, and she is older, a former special-ops secretary in the Moneypenny vein, except this woman is really highly skilled and always has been.
I thought of the secretary that Gwyneth Paltrow plays in Ironman, that is emerging as an action figure in her own right, but Velvet is darker, more noir, has a more complicated history than the Paltrow character, of course.
Brubaker and Epting's Velvet Seven & Seven Is - Alice Cooper - Special Forces part of the steady surge but still small percentage of strong female central characters in comics, but Velvet is not only a woman, who would typically look like Wonderwoman for the mainly young male readership, but she is an older woman.
But given the focus on younger women in comics, having an older one who kicks ass is refreshing. Almost feels edgy in the comics universe, unfortunately.
This could be really awesome. It probably will be with this team. It is a great start, and I hope as with Brubaker's other work, it only gets better. It feels lean to me, not too much dialogue, very spare, and I like that. Just enough. Jan 04, Nicholas Talty Velvet Future - Various - Mind Technologies Vol. 6 it really liked it Shelves: graphic-novelsgraphic-novelsmystery. So apparently I only half finished this back when I thought I had finished it.
Pleasant surprise really, because I got to continue with the story and finish it tonight. Really, go check it out. So I don't really have much to say that she hasn't, but this is a kick ass graphic novel. Let me share some of my own personal favorite So apparently I only half finished this back when I thought I had finished it. Let me share some of my own personal favorite panels and quotations: "And if there's one thing I've learned the past 18 years, it's that assistants run the world I prefer the one second kind Blackbird Blackbird Bundle Blackbird Blackbird.
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