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The epic conclusion to Bob Mauldin's best-selling Stellar Heritage series.

With the human-Shiravan treaty on the line, Kitty Hawke must violently end a mutiny aboard one of her ships. Afterwards, she leaves Shiravi, bound for Earth after being away for two years. Marsha Kane replaces Kitty as the head of the human fleet in Shiravan space, but she has her own plans on how to end the war with the Garmon, formerly called the Korvil.

Meanwhile, the humans and Shiravan take the fight to the Garmon, destroying their ships and decimating their worlds, and it seems as if the war is nearing its end. But things take a turn for the worse when the Garmon upgrade their technology and stage a massive attack on Shiravi, destroying the matriarch's home and taking many lives.

Amidst all the chaos, the Terran Alliance solidifies its foothold in space and then looks to the next step - the colonization of other worlds. Kitty and Simon's dream of exploring the unknown seems more distant now than ever as they struggle to survive. But they know how the old saying goes - when one door closes...another opens.

©2021 Bob Mauldin (P)2021 Podium Audio

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i enjoyed this book

i like how there is moore then 1 or 2 heros in this storie even the bad guys have some good points

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  • Dustin Montgomery
  • 15-09-2021

Great series this last book felt rushed

The series was entertaining. I shelved several others whenever a new one was available. This last book felt a bit rushed though, especially the second half. So much so that you get lost. To much was skipped over, left out, or didn’t fit at all. It’s too bad, I was surprised to see another out so soon, now I see why. If there were a fourth I probably wouldn’t keep going after this one.

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  • Dan
  • 06-09-2021

Excellent!

A beautifully written work, I am saddened that this great author is no longer with us. This was a great read for sure!

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  • Dustin Custer
  • 05-09-2021

Good Way to End

Part of me is sad to make it to the end of this book knowing the fate of the Author and another part is simultaneously upset at the author for not finishing the plot holes and seemingly rushing this to its conclusion. I have a feeling if Mauldin was still around we might have the opportunity to get more of this story. I do think the series overall is very well done and paced decently but this book seems to rush through time and leaves me thinking about what happened to alot of characters and why some plot points weren't followed more.

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  • Goz
  • 19-08-2021

more please!

this is one of the best books I've ever listened to. of course there were a little bit of slow parts, but otherwise the story progressed quite nicely. not sure if he has a fifth book plan but I'm ready for it

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  • Seth
  • 07-08-2021

One of the Better of Today’s Sci-Fi

This series started out on the premise of regular people doing extraordinary things. It has developed into one of the better Sci-Fi series I have listened to on Audible. It pays homage to the sci-fi greats and is a great story. Yes there are some gaffs and some inaccuracies but hey, this is sci-fi it doesn’t have to be perfect just has to be a good dream. I highly recommend this book to anyone who likes space opera this is a good one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-07-2021

another great series

This is another wonderful space Odyssey series I truly enjoyed it what great writing and thorough research. I just love it

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  • Anonymous User
  • 29-07-2021

love it, wish there where more.

i hope that another talented wrighter cud take upp the series, feel there is more story to tell. but i can say that i love this book

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  • Cory
  • 28-07-2021

And a new story begins

This is where we wrap up are everything that's For a new phase in the book series The enemy is our new choice for now Old friends have the potential to become new enemies mace and old enemies the potential is potential to change their society and become even more dangerous It's to be interesting to hear what happens in the next book Especially with the ethical problems of a long life

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