"The Puppy of Doom and Other Stories" is a collection of science fiction short stories. Several are future war stories set about two hundred years hence. Several more are speculative pieces set in the near future. All are hard science fiction with several inspired by real scientific breakthroughs in robotics and biotech engineering.
The interstellar war is in it's early years. Outmatched, two space fighters desperately try to defend the colony world from a Qwelleron destroyer. Unknown to all, they are being watched by a third party.