Hearts of Chaos
Sent to the planet Towne to prevent an invasion by the secret Black Dragon Society, Cassie Suthorn and Camacho's Caballeros find a world that has descended into faction-ridden turmoil, with a hostile population that rejects all outside intervention.
Victor Woodward Milán (1954-2018) was an American writer known for libertarian science fiction and an interest in cybernetics. In 1986 he won the Prometheus Award for Cybernetic Samurai. He has also written several shared universe works for the Forgotten Realms, Star Trek, and Wild Cards universes.
Victor Milán has also written books under the pseudonyms of Richard Austin, Robert Baron and S. L. Hunter. He also wrote novels under the "house name" of James Axler.
BattleTech consists of fifty-six primary works, and includes two additional books that complement the series but are not considered mandatory reads. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.
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