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By Loren L. Coleman

ISBN-10: 0786541539

ISBN-13: 9780786541539

A REPUBLIC at risk Months have handed because the interplanetary communications internet used to be destroyed, keeping apart planets around the Republic of the sector. Achernar is among the few worlds nonetheless in ownership of a operating Hyperpulse Generator Station, able to communications around the galaxy-and a miles sought-after prize for the splintering factions of the Republic to obtain. Raul Ortega did not qualify as an energetic MechWarrior, discovering a few solace within the Republic's army reserves on Achernar and dreaming of the day he could comprehend the journey and glory of actual strive against. The Republic-loyal forces of Achernar whom Raul serves are supported through a unfastened alliance with the Swordsworn, a faction pledged to accommodate Davion, whose leaders have an time table in their personal. while the planet falls less than siege by means of one more splinter staff, the metal Wolves, who're purpose on shooting the HPG station, Raul is named to energetic accountability. but if the Swordsworn barren region Achernar in its time of desire, Raul discovers that there's little honor within the brutal realities of struggle and the delicate nuances of treachery.

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