By Marko Kloos
The alien forces often called the Lankies are accumulating at the sunlight system's aspect, consolidating their conquest of Mars and environment their attractions on the earth. The distant colony of latest Svalbard, bring to an end from the remainder of the galaxy via the Lanky blockade, teeters at the verge of hunger and cave in. The forces of the 2 Earth alliances have received minor skirmishes yet are at risk of wasting the struggle. For battle-weary employees sergeant Andrew Grayson and the ragged forces of the North American Commonwealth, the struggle for survival is coming into a catastrophic new phase.
Forging an uneasy alliance with their Sino-Russian enemies, the NAC launches a hybrid activity strength on a protracted shot: a stealth venture to breach the Lanky blockade and reestablish offer strains with Earth. Plunging into strive against opposed to a cruel alien species that outguns, outmaneuvers, and outfights them at each flip, Andrew and his fellow soldiers may possibly turn out cornered on their domestic turf, without manner out and no wish for reinforcement. And this time, the fight for humanity's destiny can merely lead to both victory or annihilation.
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