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 →
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.
The drums of war are beating.More info →
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 →