By Timothy Zahn
Timothy Zahn, Hugo Award-winning writer of the hot York instances best-selling megastar Wars trilogy, blazes a outstanding new course around the sky in an epic unique novel of star-spanning motion event, secret and intrigue. a protracted period of peace and prosperity within the interstellar Commonwealth has by surprise come to an finish. 4 alien starships of unknown starting place have attacked, with out provocation, an eight-ship Peacemaker activity strength, completely destroying it in six savage mins. The specialists declare there have been no survivors. yet Lord Stewart Cavanaugh, a former member of Parliament, has discovered via again channels that one guy could have survived to be captured by way of the extraterrestrial beings: his son, Commander Pheylan Cavanaugh. A large-scale invasion looks impending, and the strictest security features are in impact . . . measures that Lord Cavanaugh has no selection yet to defy. He recruits Adam Quinn, who as soon as flew with the elite Copperheads--fighter pilots whose minds are actually one with their machines--to rescue his son. Quinn assembles a crack strength of Copperheads to scouse borrow out of the Commonwealth defense quarter and clutch Pheylan Cavanaugh from the conquerors. looking on the end result, Quinn and his males will retum domestic as heroes or because the galaxy's such a lot despised traitors--if they arrive domestic in any respect.
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