Publisher Description

The aliens had arrived

With gifts, warnings, and an offer we
couldn't refuse....

Our choice was simple: we could be cannon fodder, or we could be ... fodder. We could send our forces to fight and die (as only humans can) against a ravening horde that was literally feeding on its interstellar conquests—or remain as we were—virtually weaponless and third in line for brunch.

We chose to fight.

Thanks to alien technology and sheer guts, the Terrans on two worlds fought the Posleen to a standstill. Thank God there was a moment to catch our breath, a moment, however brief, of peace—.

Now, for the survivors of the Barwhon and Diess Expeditionary Forces, it was a chance to get some distance from the blood and misery of battle against the Posleen centaurs. A blessed chance to forget the screams of the dying in purple swamps and massacres under searing alien suns.

For Earth it was an opportunity to flesh out their force of raw recruits with combat-seasoned veterans. Political, military and scientific blundering had left the Terran forces in shambles-and with the Posleen Invasion only months away, these shell-shocked survivors might be the only people capable of saving the Earth from devastation.

If the veterans had time to lick their wounds.

Because the Posleen don't read schedules.

At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2013
February 9
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
936
Pages
PUBLISHER
Baen Books
SELLER
Baen Publishing Enterprises
SIZE
1.2
MB

Customer Reviews

trader234 ,

Part of a great series

This is one of a series of books about man dealing with intergalactic warfare and other alien races. this is probably one of the more well thought out Series books. And it just doesn’t stay Earthside it continues on. I’m really impressed with this book I’m looking for the rest of them.

tarki0 ,

Outstanding!

Written with inside vision in a dark room.... this one was too good to put down.

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