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(The first book in the Descent series)
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Lunar Outpost MN 0012 is in the grips of techno-cataclysm.

The most complex off-world mining operation in the solar system is in danger of total annihilation, Programmed flying drones have gone berserk, turning on their masters and spreading a hideous plague of devastation and death. An unseen alien force has corrupted the powerful machines as a terrifying first act of war. The moon will fall fist. And after that, the Earth.

The Post Terran Mining Corporation needs one man to lead a suicide mission into the labyrinthine depths of MN 0012, to take the battle to the white-hot core of the rebellion. That man is Benjamin St. John-a veteran Maine flyer with nothing left to lose, teamed with a beautiful company flak and his most hated enemy. A stranded computer scientist trapped in the bowels of the moon holds the key to human survival. Her rescue is essential, and St. John is the only man good enough-and crazy enough-for the job.

Genre: Science Fiction

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January 1999 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Descent (Book 1)
Author(s): Peter Telep, Interplay Prod
ISBN: 0-380-79306-7 / 978-0-380-79306-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Avon
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