Ruins of Empire : Blood on the Stars

  • by Jay Allan
  • Narrated by Jeffrey Kafer
  • Series: Blood on the Stars
  • 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

War rages between the Confederation and the Union. Shattered fleets watch each other warily across a war-torn frontier. Both sides are licking their wounds, gathering strength to continue the fight.
Captain Tyler Barron and the crew of Dauntless are finally enjoying the rest they've earned while their aging battleship, Dauntless, gets the repairs and refit it desperately needs. But their respite will be short-lived. In the Badlands, deep in the haunted vastness of pre-Cataclysmic space, a new discovery threatens to upset the balance of power. Orbiting a world in a distant system is an ancient battleship, vastly larger and enormously more advanced than anything possessed by the contending powers...and the Union has already sent forces to seize it. The Confederation has no ships close enough to intervene, to get there before the enemy...none save Dauntless.
Barron and his crew must race across the Badlands, find the ancient artifact, and somehow hold it, keep the Union forces from taking it, until reinforcements arrive. They will be outnumbered and outgunned, but there can be no retreat. Not this time. Nothing less than the fate of all human-inhabited space is at stake.
If the Confederation is able to rediscover the technology of the ancients, it will be safe for generations to come, its defensive forces untouchable by its enemies. But if the Union gets there first, if it can adapt the incredible power of mankind's lost technology, it will gain the power to enslave all humanity.
This fight isn't for territory. It isn't for position or tactical advantage. It is for the future.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Everything happens so fast?

I thought space was a big place? But still it’s a good yarn that I have to listen to, so onto the next book.
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- Martin James


One of the good ones. If you like all action sci-fi, then this is the book for you as it follows on in the same vein as the previous two books. This is building to a great series that allows you to connect with the characters.

Good narration helps immensely, which adds to the success of any book.
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- Poppey

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-07-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios