Sten had fought his way up from slave labour on a factory world to commander of the Eternal Emperor's bodyguard, the Imperial Gurkhas. But during his first three months on Prime World, the most dangerous weapons Sten had encountered were the well-phrased lies of Court politicians. It seems no place for an honest fighting man. But when a bomb destroys a local bar, Sten discovers the danger and corruption behind Court intrigue. Look out for more information on this book and others on the Orbit website at www.orbitbooks.co.uk
Chris Bunch is a full time novelist. Allan Cole has been a professional chef, investigative reporter, and national news editor of a major West Coast daily paper.