A crucial reference for writers of military science fiction and a priceless resource for other writers. What goes on during a firefight? What does a Staff Sergeant do? A Corporal? A Lieutenant? A Captain? How big is a company? How far can troops march in a day? What are the mechanics of an orbital assault drop? Why aren’t all soldiers equipped with machine guns? How many Marines are in a squad and what are their jobs? What is the French Foreign Legion equivalent of a sergeant? What does adrenaline do to a human body? This book also covers things like types of armor, weapons, biotechnology, cybernetics, psionics and so much more.
Over 250 pages of crucial knowledge and numerous links to more detailed information. With some information from www.MilSF.com it contains a very significant amount of new information and updated sections.
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Luke Kishi held the line against crushing odds. Shattering the enemy fleet cost him his wife but before she died, she made him promise to live. Can he keep his promise when he is forced to become a mercenary?
Saved and now alone, the colonists of New Alamo find themselves in a stagnating alien empire called the Conglomerate, a harsh and unforgiving society ruled by the Topa. To survive and keep New Alamo safe, Luke becomes a mercenary, wishing for death, but honor bound to live.
When Luke receives a mission that sends him to a distant corner of the Conglomerate he must find something worth living for besides honor, or the entire human race will exterminated. The Topa have plans for humanity, but can the hero of Naantali keep his promise?More info →
With his ship destroyed Luke returns to New Alamo while Leonessa returns to Athena to help rebuild her home.
War is coming and the colonies must defend themselves against the religious fanatics of Earth, but there are greater threats, lurking in the darkness and preparing to strike.
Topa Suresh has an even more important task for Luke, a mission that could hasten the death of the Conglomerate and the collapse of civilization, or save it.
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With the Conglomerate shattered and burning, Topa Suresh missing, the Jupiter Alliance and Caliphate preparing for war, and death in every shadow, Luke and Leonessa must take the battle to the enemy and build alliances against an ancient enemy intent on the destruction of civilization and peace.
Luke finds himself pitted against a foe that has been planning the destruction of the Conglomerate for hundreds of thousands of years. Humanity is already enslaved but there is one last hope.More info →
The Colony of New Alamo find itself trapped in a war torn system at the mercy of aliens who know too much about fleeing humans.
To keep the good will of the alien rulers they must sacrifice the hero that saved them and thus begins the career of Commander Luke Kishi.
This is a stand alone short story in the Conglomerate series universe of Luke Kishi's first mission as a mercenary working for the Topa. It provides some additional detail into the Conglomerate, the Topa and Luke's role as a troubleshooter.More info →
On their way to a science station on Europa, their ship is destroyed and a small group of Marine Raiders in stasis are hurled into deep space.
Hundreds of years later they are discovered by a secret research station of the Socialist Organizational Governance which now dominates and oppresses the human race. The Marines, commanded by Gunnery Sergeant Wolf Mathison will be executed upon their return to Earth. Hated relics of a bygone era and a nation that was nuked into oblivion.
What their SOG captors don’t know is the Marines are equipped with outlawed implanted AI's that boost their reflexes and combat capabilities.
The Marines escape as the science base suffers a disaster and the Marines meet the Aesir, a group of near immortal warriors fighting SOG.More info →
Free from their prison the Last Marines race against time to find out more about the enemy that also escaped.
Their nation, history and homes destroyed, the Marines must find another cause and future to fight for. A race against the Governance begins as they fight to warn the Republic and find out more about the enemy that is threatening the human race with extinction.More info →
After the Republic turns on them, the Marines escape to investigate a missing Aesir Erikoisjoukot team that may have encountered the new enemy.
As the Vapaus Republic tears itself apart the Marines are separated. Their loyalty is tested as they seek to reunite and take the battle to the real enemy. Gunny Mathison and Private Stathis are trapped aboard an enemy ship while Warrant Officer Winters and Sergeant Levin must face an elite Republic Hyökkäys Kaapata Tiimi sent to capture them.
Skadi and her Erikoisjoukot are sent away to help support an attack on SOG, but little do they know that SOG is preparing an ambush for the largest fleet the Republic has ever assembled and there may be traitors in the Republic ranks.
They will meet at the Gates of Hell if that is what is needed but Marines never leave their own behind.More info →
Their allies are few but that doesn’t make it impossible, just more difficult. The Social Organizational Governance is spiraling into war as the Sol barricades Earth and the military districts find themselves without a boot heel on their neck.
Thrust into a role, the Gunnery Sergeant must forge an alliance among the SOG and Republic survivors and the Marines must begin a hunt for ancient technology that may give them a fighting chance as they learn more about the enemy.
Dark forces are moving, exploiting the chaos and violence as the Marines and Aesir struggle to find weapons to fight them.More info →
Mankind is losing the war. Earth is closing itself off behind hundreds of thousands of missile platforms, warships and layers of defenses. The rest of the human race must fend for itself against increasingly desperate odds.
There is a weapon that might help even the odds but that will require facing off against the enemy and discovering ancient technology that may not work since it did not save the last civilizations to use it.
Gunnery Sergeant Mathison won't quit.
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A rescue mission must be mounted to save the human race. The Social Organizational Governance refuses to see the threat, believing themselves safe behind waves of warships and missile platforms but the enemy is already on Earth and it is growing in strength.
If Earth falls humanity is doomed. In order to save the human race, Mathison and his Marines must penetrate the most heavily fortified solar system in the history of the galaxy.
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Set in the Last of the Leathernecks world, this story takes places before the collapse of the Governance.
Colonel Commissar Shing Feng left home to be a warrior of the fledgeling Social Organizational Governance. To escape his fathers grasp Feng joins the ODT, Orbital Drop Troopers and fights his way to glory and honor for the glory of Humanity.More info →
This event chronicles the fall and flight of the Vapaus Republic and the loss of their homeworld.
The legendary Sif. The mysterious Aesir warrior who led the attack through the gauntlet of Earth to avenge the Republic home world. Her name is a curse word on the lips of every Governance citizen.
SOG calls her the ogre. If they only knew.
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The Socialist Union has declared war on the Leonis Republic and it is a war the Republic knows it can't win.
The last time a large empire declared war on the smaller Republic an uneasy truce was reached. This time lines may have to be crossed that will cost the soul of those warriors.
Eric Spears is the nephew of the great Colonel Mike Spears. Hero of the Han war. Can he follow in his uncle's foot steps?
The Socialist Union might be the least of the Republic's worries. Something else lurks in the darkness, something that has destroyed space faring nations in the past and the drums of war are awakening it.
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The LRS Huntress is the first of a new type of vessel. Designed to fight in enemy space for years, or decades, the crew prepares for a long fight. However, are they fighting the right enemy?
Eric Spears is a commando aboard the LRS Huntress and finds himself on the front line as a new enemy is discovered.More info →
A top secret mission is launched into the heart of the Socialist Union in order to convince the government to stop fighting the Republic and stand against this new enemy before it is too late.
Eric Spears is selected to join this mission, but why is a junior commando needed?More info →