By Michael G. Thomas
Fires of Prometheus is the 3rd e-book within the epic technology fiction sequence that chronicles humanity’s first interstellar confederation, torn aside via spiritual strife and extremism.
In this most modern ebook of the celebrity Crusades rebellion sequence, the field is getting into a quick interval of calm. there's peace in Proxima Centauri yet for a way lengthy? The spiritual insurgency has already exploded in the course of the approach and one after the other the colonies have seceded from the Confederacy, lured to the choices of the Church of Echidna. Spartan and common Rivers have vanished and are presumed to were carried out by the hands in their Zealot captors for the homicide of the President of Kerberos.
Licking the injuries from a number of bloody engagements, Admiral Jarvis regroups her meagre forces. She desperately wishes males and ships for the inevitable conflict for Proxima. while she hears rumours of survivors being offered into slavery she sends Commander Anderson and his depended on workforce to persist with a lead that would take them to the fiery planet of Prometheus and its bad mystery. Teresa Morato, refusing to think Spartan is useless, joins the crew within the desire of discovering him alive.
Fires of Prometheus is a vintage paintings of life like army technological know-how fiction set opposed to the heritage of the 1st interstellar human empire.
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