A collection of linked stories. Introduction by Jerry Pournelle.
A FEW GOOD MEN
He was a good boy from a backwoods planet — until he met the recruiting officer from the Slammers.
A brilliant officer who had achieved command rank the hard way, through the ranks, he had one fatal flaw — a conscience.
She was tough as any man — and far meaner than most.
A killer's killer, some thought him not even human — he was Hammer's special tool.
COLONEL ALOIS HAMMER
He made the Slammers what they were the meanest, toughest bunch of mercenaries who ever killed for a dollar, or wrecked a world for pay. No one could stand against them.