The Dawn Alliance holds Novograd in a steel fist, protected by a battle fleet and an armored space station.
The factories of Novograd are the key to the war. Whoever controls the planet controls the Green Zone – and that means the station must be destroyed.
The station will be a tough nut to crack, but Tom Thrush has a plan. The key to cracking a nut is to bring a big enough hammer. There’s a crippled Dawn Alliance battleship limping home from the Battle of New Panama. His plan is simple: Board the battleship, take control, and use it as a Trojan horse in a desperate assault on the station.
All he has to do is find the battleship in the trackless wastes of hyperspace, fight his way onboard, take over, and set course for Novograd.
With a little luck, a lot of courage, and an iron will, the station will fall – and the real battle will begin.