Fall of the Terran Empire
by Brian Jeffreys
The Orion Star Cluster locks its fledgling navy in combat with one of the most brilliant Terran admirals in its history. But in a routine pirate patrol, a young cruiser commander named Traci Ganner discovers a race of beings that possesses what the Empire does not--strike fighters! But to unleash them means betraying everyone she knows in order to save everyone she cares for.