The Dark Crusade

The Dark Crusade

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The war with the Zor is long over, and Admiral Marais, the legendary "Dark Wing," is long dead, though some of his companions on that campaign of xenocide still remain. In the previous books, a new alien force was introduced into the delicate balance of power-the actual puppet master of the human-zor war - and a secret conspiracy that disrupts the balance of power was brought into focus. Now, the same ancient philosophy of the zor race that prophesized "the Dark Wing" has foreseen a hero who will meet the new menace-a hero now mystically embodied in a rebellious space commodore by the name of Jackie Lappierre. Now, as armadas clash and outposts fall, the overly confident alien menace is forced to confront a zor human alliance that has been warned. Victory is hardly certain for either side in a page-turning and thought provoking climax that will forever alter the fate of sentient life in the galaxy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 106 x 168 x 32mm | 258.55g
  • St Martin's Press
  • Tor Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0765349833
  • 9780765349835
  • 2,209,965

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"Expands the bounds of military science fiction to touch on the philosophy and morality of war... All should look forward to new entries in the thoughtful series." - Publishers Weekly"show more

About Walter H. Hunt

Walter H. Hunt has nearly twenty years experience in high tech as a software engineer and technical writer. His writing reflects an abiding interest in history, his area of college study, but science fiction has been his favorite reading material since he watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon when he was but a lad. He is an active freemason and a lifelong baseball fan. He lives in eastern Massachusetts with his wife and daughter. "The Dark Crusade" is his third novel.show more

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