Fall of the Terran Empire

Science Fiction & Fantasy

By Brian Jeffreys

Publisher : GrandMobius Press

ABOUT Brian Jeffreys

Brian Jeffreys
Brian Jeffreys was raised in Yukon, Oklahoma, the oldest of two children (before the country western star went and made it his home).  He attended several universities pursuing technical degrees from engineering to astrophysics, finally graduating from Dallas Baptist University with a BS. More...


Resisting the cruel, conquering machine of the mighty Terran Empire, the Orion Star Cluster locks its fledgling navy in combat with one of the most brilliant Terran admirals in its history. But Orion’s only chance rests with a discovery made by a young Imperial cruiser commander named Traci Ganner.

In a routine pirate patrol, Ganner discovers a new world defended by Strike Fighters; a technology neither the Terran Empire nor Orion Clans possess. In a bid to save them both, Ganner devises a cunning plan, a plan that will come with a terrible price. To succeed, she must secretly unleash an unthinkable force and continue to stay one step ahead of everyone until it is time to reveal the truth. She is pitted in a game of wits against the highest levels of Imperial Command, including the Emperor himself, in order to save her own life, and those she cares for.

Where did all of the good science fiction go? Somewhere in the span of time between Isaac Asimov and Spider Robinson, the big thrillers from Harry Potter to Twilight seemed to draw readers away to magical realms and dark paranormal romance and leaving science fiction behind. I was still looking for a good space shoot-em up with smart, twisty plots. Stories like Foundation, Ender's Game, and Tuff Voyaging seemed to be distantly fading from the shelves leaving my bookshelf empty. So, I decided it was time to write...