The Price of Freedom by J.L. Leclerc
Approx. 83,790 words.
Published on May 2, 2011 by
The first Intergalactic war raised more problems than it solved. When it's democracy versus freedom, no one's on the same side. Capitalist vs. consumer, rich against poor, the allies change from battle to battle. If you had an ideology that you stuck to- you were a dinosaur on the verge of extinction.