Years of intergalactic war and relentless battle between the Ramanthians and the Legion of the Damned have led to a devastating conclusion: Earth has fallen. Now, the men, women and cyborgs of the Confederacy must dig deep within their warrior hearts to make one final stand against an alien aggressor...On a rim world, Captain Antonio Santana is reunited with diplomat Christine Vanderveen to protect the severely wounded Ramanthian Queen, who has fled there to avoid assassination. And they'll risk everything to save the Confederacy, billions of lives - and their future together.
William C. Diet: is an American writer best known for his military science fiction. He spent time in the US Navy and the US Marine Corps, and has worked as a surgical technician, news writer, television producer, and director of public relations. He has written more than 40 novels, as well as tie-in novels for Halo, Mass Effect, Resistance, Starcraft, Star Wars, and Hitman.