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Though hell should bar the way

Baen

Author Drake, David
Description xi, 402 pages
ISBN 9781481483131, 1481483137
Subject Space warfare, FICTION / Science Fiction / Military., FICTION / Science Fiction / Adventure., FICTION / Science Fiction / General.
Location Main Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy
Status Available

Summary

"Roy Olfetrie planned to be an officer in the Republic of Cinnabar but when his father was unmasked as a white-collar criminal he had to take whatever was offered. What is offered is a chance to accompany Captain Daniel Leary and Lady Adele Mundy as theygo off to start a war that will put Roy at the sharp end. Duty snatches Roy from the harem of a pirate chief to a world of monsters, from interstellar reaches in a half-wrecked starship to assassination attempts at posh houses. The action doesn't slow andnor can Roy. Captain Leary himself has given Roy a chance and he is determined to make the most of it"--