|Submitted by Anonymous|
(Jul 17, 2000)
This is (presumably) the last in the series begun with "Midshipman's Hope". The series is consciously patterned after the Hornblower" saga, and does a very good job of translating that milieu to space. In this book, Seafort (now Secretary-General of the U. N.) faces political turmoil, increasingly serious environmental problems, and a mutiny in his beloved Navy which results in the mutineers holding Earth captive through threats from a captured, heavily-armed, orbital platform.
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