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A Captain shielded by his mother’s rank. An enemy determined to buy freedom with blood. A battle no one expected to fight.

Captain Isaac Gallant is the only son of the dictator of the Confederacy, his career slowed by a dozen measures to protect his reputation and safety alike - but he has no intention of being a pampered child. He is determined to do his duty. An attempt to force his crew to acknowledge their own duties puts his ship in a unique position to intervene when an overwhelming rebel attack is launched on one of the Confederacy’s most critical facilities. The rebels didn’t expect to fight anyone. The Confederacy didn’t expect Isaac Gallant to fight at all. All of them were wrong.

©2018 Glynn Stewart (P)2021 Podium Audio

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excellent story

great little story, firs in nicely to the bigger picture. how things had been shaped.

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Great 👍

Loved the book great book series I highly recommend listen to it and the rest of the books

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  • Truth Matters
  • 04-03-21

Enjoyable short

Short - less than 2 hour, detailed account of the 1st (major) battle in the dictator's son's lackluster career.
Accounts well for himself considered everyone had beeen sheltering him from any chance of being in a precarious situation.
Done in fine fashion, as al this author's stories are.
This was covered, from what I remember in another book, but this short gives an expanded look into this piece of action & I think will be enjoyed by any fan of rhe series.
Loved getting a great freebie like this woth my membership!

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  • Robert Taylor
  • 13-07-21

A short story that suffers from its lack of details.

This qualifies as a story outline with some outline points having more clearly defined points but generally lacking a coherent storyline. The author didn’t do a bad job but doesn’t give enough to ever convince you to care about the characters, decide who is the good guys vs the bad guys, and clearly hint where the story might go. To that end it is fortunate it was short.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-07-21

Good short story, I liked it. **** **** **** ****

I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I .A. THIS IS A PAIN TO REVIEW

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  • Mary
  • 04-07-21

Wow

Nice introduction to a potentially great series. I will get first full book to see if the momentum started continues.

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  • Brian
  • 19-06-21

Made it 7 minutes before I ended it.

Glynn Stewart is a very good author. That said, starting a story with a very boring dialog didn’t hook me in (why should I care - that has to be in there pretty close to up front). Narration was okay but the spoken words didn’t match the emotion/tension/dynamic of the written. Words being read.

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  • StevenG890
  • 29-05-21

Wow!!!! What a story.

Where can I get the paper back??
As I see, it was great. Like e-books but some time printed books are best. Just wished they were not so bulky.

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  • Jarvis Kolen
  • 28-05-21

Narrator made it

Great book that left me ready to hit the bank and invest more into the series. The narrator brought this to life a way I’m not sure another could have

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  • Sheldon Latimer
  • 10-05-21

A great book ,

It was short but was able to follow along , the narrator was great

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  • jking1024
  • 26-04-21

Short but good

This was a nice, short prequel to the rest of the series. Good story for its size.

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  • drew
  • 24-04-21

Brilliant

An incredible piece of Sci-Fi space opera equal to any of Roddenberry’s great adventures!