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Summary

A deadly fight to the finish....

The warrior culture of the Alliance has fragmented, and comrade fights comrade, brother kills brother. The Red Alliance forces, backed by the Union and its propaganda machine, have the advantage in numbers and position, and they are pushing forward, driving relentlessly toward the final attack, the one that will destroy their enemies.

The Gray Alliance forces are weaker, trapped in the great Sentinel-2 fortress where they've established their headquarters. Their enemies have the larger fleets and armies, and control of the homeworld...but the Grays have Tyler Barron and Dauntless.

The Confederation's celebrated captain and his famous ship have been reinforced, and the newly promoted Commodore Barron now commands a small fleet of battleships, every vessel Admiral Striker could spare to reinforce the faltering Gray forces.

One final battle is all that stands between the Red fleet and victory, and it seems the Grays have no choice but to stand on the defensive and wait for the fight they know they can't win. Unless they try something else, a wild gamble, a desperate plan to pull victory from the jaws of almost certain defeat. It will take all Barron and his people can give, and put Dauntless and the ships of his task force to the test. But it is the only way to win the victory, to prevent the Reds from a triumph that can lead only to a disastrous invasion of the Confederation, one that Barron knows he has to stop...whatever the cost.

©2017 Jay Allan Books Inc. (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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satisfying

starts of a little slow but once it gets going and you get invested in the new characters and usual Baron antics it is a really good book in the series!

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great listen

great story , well performed, look forward to the next one.a small bit repetitive if I was to say anythong negative.

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great book 😃😉

a great book series five down now starting number six 😄😄😄😄😄 can't wait to see what happens next 😃

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Worth the Credit

I love this series, even though it is a little repetitive in parts. That said, there is no shortage of action and the storyline seems to get better and better.

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  • KAG
  • 21-12-17

Really like this series and will keep buying them

Like the other ones....against all odds....they win. The book is just a fun listen and the narrator is a big reason they are so good. What I liked about this one was the No right, not wrong, it just is......

The enemy was conflicted also and even though they needed to be defeated...you hoped some of them would come around.

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  • Patty P.
  • 20-12-17

Cauldron of fire

Excellent sequel further developing strong characters and plot. Lots of action. A story well told.

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  • suzjohnson
  • 18-03-19

Just awful!

My growing dislike of the narrator's style of speaking, completely interfered with finding the story. Could only get through a few chapters. This man has the worst case of preacher voice I have ever heard! Never again, Mr. Kafer!

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  • tekone
  • 03-12-17

I love this series

I really enjoy it, it’s got enough characters and plots to keep it interesting without overwhelming plot holes and complications.

It’s what classic military sci-fi should be.

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  • 04-09-21

jumped around too much.

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  • Jared Smith
  • 13-06-21

An emotional rollercoaster ride

These books just keep getting better and better. The characters and relationships are deep and relatable and are what really drives the story and makes every battle scene feel like you are right there in the thick of it, with your stomach in your throat.

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  • Lowell Boggs
  • 16-09-20

Great addition to the series

I was very pleased with build up of excitement as the story progressed. This book had more personal growth and turmoil than the earlier books. The action scenes are quite thrilling.

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  • RaginEagle
  • 28-04-20

this series is good

I can't wait to read the next one. keeps my interest and attention. on to the next one

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  • Brian Dickson
  • 03-03-20

Damn It Kafer, You did it again!!!

Great Performance mixed with a good Book in this series. Just awesome. I am all in this series because of Jeffery Kafer

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  • Armando Duarte G
  • 04-11-19

Jay Allan outdid himself!

I greately enjoyed this book, it renewed the saga, evolved the characters and revealed how the author's complexity and prowess is growing.