Six years after the war of 2114, conflict remains ever present in the Solar system. The Great Powers of Earth are still locked in an eternal conflict for resources and influence. Alliances shift as circumstances demand. Now one nation seeks to end the Great Game with a stunning revelation - India has a working faster-than-light drive. But for the Indian government, the announcement of a multi-national expedition to Alpha Centauri has a more sinister purpose: a probe has returned images of an artificial structure, deep inside the system. And they are determined to keep this information secret - even if it means killing one of their own.
Leading the way into the unknown are Major Allie Thomas and the crew of the US Space Force cruiser Seattle. Light years away from home, the hero of the war of 2114 must face her greatest challenge: a battle against an mysterious foe in which only victory offers a way home. On Earth, Chinese Special Agent Yao Li has the most delicate and dangerous assignment of her career: A race to solve a political murder at the highest level, against an enemy who is always one step ahead - and ready to kill to achieve his goals. The stakes of the Great Game have never been higher...
Voidfire is the second book in the Weltenbrand series, a 100,000 word space opera classic about war and intrigue in the far future.