The Last Praetorian by Mike Smith
Series: The Redemption Trilogy, Book 1.
Approx. 124,670 words.
Published on November 2, 2012.
Commander Jonathan Radec is a man desperately trying to escape from the mistakes of his past. Surrounded by a galaxy beginning to tear itself apart. Jon has little going in his favour, except a crew consisting of the elite of the old Imperial Navy, all of whom would fight to the death for him, and a past that possibly makes him one of the most dangerous men alive.