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Publisher's Summary

The Galactic Rumble Is On! First contact with an alien species - and, surprise, the human race is far from united. The Freeholders want trade. The U.N. wants to manage. The eco-warriors want "purity" at all costs. Humans - you gotta love 'em! Once again, a historic meeting between potential friends is about to turn into a free-fire zone! A stand-out entry in the Freehold saga by Michael Z. Williamson, co-author with New York Times best seller John Ringo of Posleen War hit, Hero.
At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).
©2009 Michael Z. Williamson (P)2014 Audible Inc.
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"Williamson's military expertise is impressive." (SF Reviews)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 07-07-16

Depth and Range

This is is the fourth book in the Freehold series.

it is refreshingly unique from the other Freehold books in that it is a hard sci-fi novel, but then again no two books within the Freehold series is alike.

The book is hard sci-fi, but lacks the entrance fee of a hard science hobby. The story is thought provoking, what would to civilizations marred by war, but refusing to be defined by it do when they meet a second sentient species?

An all around good read and re-read.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Phil on 09-25-15

Quite good a bit of a departure for Williamson

I enjoyed this quite a bit.

The Freehold having to reign in companies somewhat was interesting

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