Steele's Demon Star is the second volume in the thrilling, military SF series, The Glory Game. Captain Damascus 'Mac The Knife' Steele and his boss, Vice-Admiral Akane Hara, have prevailed in the space battles with numerically superior forces from the Paradyne interstellar conglomerate and now look forward to some peaceful and boring exploration but the universe has other plans for them. A star nation's ruler with dreams of building a galactic empire is heading their way and a totally unexpected astronomical discovery will push Steele, his crew and his ship to their limits. This mission will be anything but peaceful and if the Demon Star doesn't kill him, there are other threats both human and alien that might. How long does he have before his luck runs out?
Moves along well, good read.