in or into a solar system; toward the center of a solar system; cf. out-system adv.
Yes; and there are absolutely no defenses. This ship is the only armed one between here and Station Seven, a week’s run in-system.
You may recall we got back in system a couple of years ago.
The flatlander warship was still headed insystem; from the look of things they were going to use the sun for a whip-round.
Born on Prometheus, came in-system to the nightside at sixteen—probably looking for casino work, but it didn’t say—and did a few short pieces here and there.
Argive had been in-system for over six days now without detecting anything but lifeless worlds and what might be a second warp point just over three light-hours from the star.
I didn’t realize you were in-system.
When MorningLightMountain8658 decelerated insystem, it found an extensive civilization occupying the fourth solid planet.
Starting the day after martial law was declared there had been a sequence of attacks, mostly on isolated and system-edge craft and settlements, though with some worrying assaults further in-system, including one on a Navarchy dock-habitat in Sepekte’s own trailing Lagrange that had killed over a thousand.
We’re stuck in-system until we’re charged up, and unless I’m mistaken, those are mercenaries. I hope you spent some time familiarizing yourself with the weapons system.
Keith Laumer, 'Stranger in Paradox'
Suggested by Ralf Brown, who has 3 cites from 3 authors in his electronic library.
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