According to their messenger, the Mobius Liberation Front is planning to throw off Solarian rule, aided by their powerful ally Manticore. Mike Henke sees a problem: she's never heard of the MLF. They've been duped by the Mesan Alliance in a plot to destroy Manticore's reputation as the champion of freedom. Mike has no orders to help them, but no one is going to send thousands of patriots to their deaths, trusting in Manticoran help that will never come. Not on her watch.
Novel, 597 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2013 HC