Most of the Solar System laughs at Venus' army. They think the corporations lack backbone, that the Venusians' Home Defense Force is a showpiece of flashy ostentation. They look at the garishly-lit warships of the Venusian Navy, and rest easy, knowing that the cosmic rug merchants of the second planet have no military might to back up their ephemeral money and stocks. Most of the Solar System believes... [click here for more]
The strike carrier thundered ahead, its massive hull gleaming in the light of the distant Sun. Its companions were spread out in a loose attack formation, ready to cut a swath through CEGA's massed fleet.
"Stay alert, people -- they know we're coming." The captain secured the seal on his pressure suit and dropped his hand to the seat beside him, resting it on the reassuring... [click here for more]