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Ruins of Empire

Blood on the Stars, Book 3
Auteur(s): Jay Allan
Narrateur(s): Jeffrey Kafer
Série: Blood on the Stars, Livre 3
Durée: 11 h et 4 min
4 out of 5 stars (4 évaluations)

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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.

©2017 Jay Allan Books Inc. (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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Mostly Good

I enjoyed the story for the most part but the forced romance was just horrible and impossible to get threw. And the captain just made dumb decision after dumb decision for 3/4 of the book what happened he was brilliant in the last 2 books i just hope the ronance is gone after this or at the very least becomes bearable.

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  • Eric
  • 2017-07-18

Good story great series

Love Jay Allan books and Jeffrey Kafer could read the phone book and make it sound good. The first two books were better but it's still a great series and I can't wait for #4.

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  • tekone
  • 2017-07-09

Awesome! Some of Jay Allan's best work

I don't know if it's Mr Kafer, the writing or a combination of both but this is def one of my go to series. There are a few series that I actually pre order and this is one of them...

With that said I really want to see more exploration of ancient tech and some interactions with the Alliance!

Keep them coming...

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  • acampbell
  • 2020-03-10

To many words not enough said

This book moves at a snails pace with way to many words. It’s too bad because Jeffrey Kafer does a great job and the content is great but it uses way to many words explaining every bit of conversation and explanation making the story painfully slow.

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  • Martha Bowser
  • 2020-02-15

Awesome military SiFi

Fast paced military SiFi that you just don’t want to put down! Best I have heard in a long time!

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  • Matthew Harvey
  • 2019-11-21

Space Opera

Best book yet in the series. Every chapter will have you on the edge of your seat cheering Captain Baren on. I can not wait to find out what happenes next.

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  • Ignacio
  • 2019-10-11

Dauntless comes through !

Loved it! Kept me intrigued the whole time.Now a Story will unfold with Andie and Tyler looking forward to another great book by Jay Allan.

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  • BritMick
  • 2019-10-04

It's never easy for Barron

Captain Barron and his crew once again have been asked to do the impossible. The Dauntless is in need of repairs, the ship and her crew have been through a lot recently. But when they are told to go to spacedock as expected, Captain Barron is told about a find in the badlands. He must ensure that the union does not get to it first.

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  • Jack
  • 2019-09-01

Great storyteller but

Jay Allan is a great storyteller, but his description of space flight is distracting because he makes it feel like air flight, not zero-G space maneuvering.

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  • Nicholas R Wentworth
  • 2019-03-11

I like this series great stories

the performance of the narrator is fantastic I can't wait to get more of the series

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  • Michael Zenzer
  • 2019-02-27

great series

I am thoroughly enjoying this series and always look forward to going back into this world.