Christopher Vickers was born in Omaha in 1971; and was raised in Colorado Springs. He currently lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, Dorothy. He enjoys spending time with both sides of the family, and occasionally shooting pool with his brothers and his grandfather.
TASCOM sends in the Iowa to survey a system that had somehow escaped their exploration. The crew finds that it had a colony on all three habitable planets, and a cover-up that had been going on for over 200 years!
The Phoenix Empire, thought to have been defeated in 2301, begins to rise from their slumber in 2475. The rise to power goes unchallenged until 2509, when the Terran Armed Services Command begins to fight back at their reign of terror.