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Article 23
Article 23
Author: William R. Forstchen
ISBN-13: 9780671878894
ISBN-10: 0671878891
Publication Date: 8/1/1998
Pages: 304
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Publisher: Baen
Book Type: Paperback
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A sequel to Forstchen's "Star Voyager Academy."
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As a plebe at the Academy, Justin Bell was on the path to making his dreams come true: traveling in space. But, even in the 22nd century, cold hard reality has a way of frustrating dreams. There was tension between Earth and the far-flung colonies in the solar system. The colonists had demanded more freedom than Earth was willing to grantand so Mars declared its independence. No other colonies had broken away, and war had not broken outyetbut the situation was dangerous. To make things worse, contact had just been made with extraterrestrialsvery unfriendly contact...

The times were the sort that made for exciting reading when they were safely embalmed in the history books, but were less than comfortable for those living through them. But Justin had the stuff of heroeswhich was fortunate for him, and for Earth....