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The Lightship H.M.S. Impulse is gone, sacrificed in a battle against First Empire ships. And though the fragile galactic alliance has survived the unexpected invasion, the Union forces might not prove victorious against a full onslaught by this legendaryenemy. For Peter Cochrane, serving as an officer aboard his world's flagship, H.M.S. Starbound is a dream come true. Tasked with investigating a mysterious space station in a rediscovered star system, Peter and Starbound face a surprise attack by unknownforces and suffer terrible losses. But there is no time to grieve or even regroup as Peter is trust into a new crisis, a potential civil war on the Union world of Carinthia. Caught between his rank in the navy and his status as a royal heir, Peter is puton trial for the loss of Impulse, used as a political pawn as Carinthia stands on the brink of a devastating conflict. Peter escapes but faces the prospect of interstellar war when he learns of a possible alliance between the First Empire and Carinthia, a coalition which could tear the Union apart. -- Amazon.com.
An action-packed, military science fiction thriller?and second in the new Lightship Chronicles series.
Number of Pages: 360
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Lightship Chronicles
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Dave Bara
Street Date: January 5, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7694
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