In this sequel to Mechanical Failure, a threat of a neighboring human-inhabited system forces Captain Rogers to declare war, and the math-happy Thelicosan fleet offers an ultimatum: surrender Rogers, or everyone dies.
Captain Rogers has suddenly become the Admiral of the 331st Meridan fleet, but spies aboard his ship are giving information to the rival Thelicosan command. They believe that they have finally found someone to fulfill the Thelicosan’s destiny — and are willing to break a two hundred year peace agreement for it.
Now, the 331st must stop the invasion of a strong and determined enemy, while re-learning how to use half the equipment they have, since almost no one has fired a weapon in those two hundred years. War can be hell, especially when no one knows what is going on.
Joe Zieja is an author (duh) with a long history of doing things that have almost nothing to do with writing at all. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, Joe dedicated over a decade of his life to wearing The Uniform, marching around in circles and shouting commands at people while in turn having commands shouted at him. It was both a great deal of fun and a great nuisance, and he wouldn’t have had it any other way.
In spite of/due in a large part to his military career, Joe has published over a dozen works in print and on the web, a complete list of which is available up there in the menu bar. His first novel, MECHANICAL FAILURE, is due to hit stores on June 7th, 2015, in which he pokes an ... (more)