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Descent into Darkness

(Book 17 in the Blood on the Stars series)
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Victory or Death.

Tyler Barron and his associates are divided, split between two courses of action. Barron doesn't believe in the desperate plan to eradicate the Highborn, the strange virus that has been created for that purpose, but may or may not be the exact formula used by the empire three hundred years ago. There are too many possible problems…a small difference in the virus, a cure created by the enemy…for him to accept the plan. Barron commits instead to a traditional defense, even though he knows the chances of ultimate success are almost zero.

Many of Barron’s cohorts are on his side, but not all. The leader of the other party is none other than Andi Lafarge, Barron’s wife. If the odds were any less gruesome, either one would have given in to the other. But Andi wants nothing less than the extinction of the Highborn, and she believes the virus will work. She will do anything to see it used. Anything.

The two work together, somewhat at least, and apart as well, striving to end the conflict in any way possible, with millions of spacers fighting…and facing probable doom either way. It is the last stand of free humans on the Rim, the final chance to evade slavery…or worse.

Descent into Darkness is the penultimate book of the Blood on the Stars series, leading up to the smashing conclusion, Empire Reborn.

Blood on the Stars Series

Book 1 - Duel in the Dark
Book 2 - Call to Arms
Book 3 - Ruins of Empire
Book 4 - Echoes of Glory
Book 5 - Cauldron of Fire
Book 6 - Dauntless
Book 7 - The White Fleet
Book 8 - Black Dawn
Book 9 - Invasion
Book 10 - Nightfall
Book 11 - The Grand Alliance
Book 12 - The Colossus
Book 13 – The Others
Book 14 – The Last Stand
Book 15 – Empire’s Ashes
Book 16 – Attack Plan Alpha
Book 17 – Descent into Darkness
Book 18 – Empire Reborn (coming soon)

The Andromeda Chronicles (A Blood on the Stars Trilogy)

Book 1 – Andromeda Rising
Book 2 – Wings of Pegasus
Book 3 – Into the Badlands (coming soon)

Genre: Science Fiction

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Paperback Editions

August 2020 : USA Paperback

Title: Descent into Darkness (Blood on the Stars)
Author(s): Jay Allan
ISBN: 1-946451-21-5 / 978-1-946451-21-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: System 7 Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Descent into Darkness (Blood on the Stars Book 17)
Author(s): Jay Allan
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