THE SEQUEL TO THE BESTSELLING NOVEL, EXCELSIOR
PEACE ON EARTH BROUGHT US A WAR FROM SPACE...
It has been 30 years since the Excelsior program brought an end to The Last War. Now that technology has reached the private sector, giving rise to the Mindscape, a collection of immersive virtual worlds where people are able to indulge their every whim.
The Mindscape destroyed Alexander’s marriage, and now his stepson has disowned him. Sick of virtual fulfillment, he re-joins the Navy, but his timing couldn’t have been worse.
Days after taking command of an aging battleship, Alexander intercepts an unidentified comm transmission over the dark side of the Moon. It’s a dire warning and a threat from an old Confederate Captain, but no demands were made, and the woman in the message doesn’t look or sound entirely human.
Minutes after receiving this transmission, missiles are spotted on approach for Lunar City. They’re moving at a third of the speed of light. Far too fast to intercept.
Lunar City is obliterated, leaving nothing but a crater in its wake. The question of who really attacked the Alliance remains, but whoever it was, they just declared war on Earth.
Following the attack, Alexander intercepts another mysterious transmission: “This is only the beginning...”