Invasion, Defection–and a last stand for Earth.|
Dissident alien commander Arid Ricimer and his human allies, Captain Jim Coalbridge and Lieutenant Commander Griff Leher: courageous and very mortal heroes who must face down the forces of a tyrannical star empire.
Captain Arid Ricimer, an alien starship commander with integrity and a clever plan, attempts to defect to Earth with his officers and entire spaceship–a vessel that mounts a superweapon of almost unimaginable power. He’s pursued by his former fleet, a force that has already devastated Earth once and is poised to wipe humanity from existence forever. In a thriller filled with echoes of The Hunt for Red October and cool hard science fiction technology, it’s a desperate gambit for the alien captain and for humanity, as well. Yet after years of battling back from the brink of destruction, the U.S. space navy has the war-tested heroes to rise to the challenge, among them attack ship captain Jim Coalbridge and alien analyst, Griff Leher.