Two human empires battle for control of the galaxy ...and to survive, for only one may win, and one must fall! The Fleet - Pledged to Protect Us All!
The fortunes of war make for strange alliances. The Khalians, the sworn enemy of humans for three generations, have joined forces with the Fleet against a common foe: The rutheless and mysterious Syndicate of Families.
The Syndicate controls thousands of alien races and worlds, and possesses technology far more advanced than anything the Fleet can send to face them.Even worse, the Syndicate rulers are human traitors, people who can blend in to infiltrate the Fleet.
No one knows where the vast Syndicate armada will strike, or where, only that the attack must come - and that the fate of countless worlds will soon be decided somewhere in the icy battlefields of space ...
inside The Flee, Book 6: Crisis
Christopher Stasheff - “ORPHANS” Khalian pirates discover that revenge is possible even when victory is not.
Poul Anderson - “KINETIC KILL” The weapon was unthinkable. The defense was unbearable.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro - “TARNHELMS” Invisible aliens make perfect assasins - but can the Syndicate keep them under control?
Mike Resnick - “PAWNS” War is a game with living pieces - and some of those pieces are expendable.
... and many other stories of The Fleet.