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Crystal Soldier, by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller

I struggled to come up with a more descriptive summary than "Space Opera."


Crystal Soldier

Ace Books, 2005, 352 pages



Centuries in the past, mankind fought a seemingly unbeatable adversary from sector to sector across the Spiral Arm until the war ground to a standstill and the Enemy withdrew. Believing that they had won, the citizens of the galaxy rebuilt. The Inner Worlds, which had escaped the worst of the war's ravages, became even more insular, while the Rim worlds adopted a free and easy way with law and order. Now, hundreds of years after their withdrawal, the Enemy is back - and this time they'll be satisfied with nothing less than the extinction of the galaxy.


Classic space opera, neither good nor bad.



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