Earth had won its war with the Troft because of the Cobras, a guerilla force whose weapons were surgically implanted, invisible to the unsuspecting eye, yet undeniably deadly. Now the Moreau family, filled with Cobra warriors,ÃÂ is seen as a problem, not a solution. AnÃÂ urgent cry for help arrives from the secretive planet Qasama. Is it a true distress signal, or a trap for the Cobras? Jin Moreau and her son Merrick must journey into danger to find out.
One young Cobra must forge a new political order as a deadly alien enemy strikes. Earth has won a previous war with the deadly Troft and grown soft, but now the aliens are back! Jasmine Moreau Broom, descendant of a now-legendary Cobra family, must rally the Cobras to war after a devastating attack on every planet with Cobras on it nearly succeeds in wiping them out entirely.ÃÂ The key to victory lies with JasmineÃ¢ÂÂs quest to uncover a secret that might turn the tide while searching on a world that is under full-on alien attack.
The Troft invasions of Qasama and the Cobra Worlds has had at least one result: it has turned long-time antagonists into uneasy and unwilling allies. As the aliens battle to consolidate their conquered territories, a small group of Cobras and Qasaman Djinn work together to create a victory that will rock the invaders to the core. Now one young Cobra must forge a new political order as a devastating alien enemy strikesÃ¢ÂÂan enemy more deadly than any humanity has ever faced.
About Timothy Zahn:
Ã¢ÂÂZahn keeps the story moving at a breakneck pace, maintaining excitement.Ã¢ÂÂÃ¢ÂÂPublishers Weekly
Ã¢ÂÂ[Y]ou can count on Timothy Zahn for three things: clean, sparse prose; good pacing; and great action scenes. The first book in the Cobra War series hits all those marks in admirable style and makes for a quick, entertaining sci-fi novel.Ã¢ÂÂÃ¢ÂÂBlogcritics
Ã¢ÂÂ[ConquerorÃ¢ÂÂs Heritage] is another finely wrought space adventure . . . [with] social, political and emotional complications, all of which Zahn treats with his usual skill.Ã¢ÂÂÃ¢ÂÂBooklist
Ã¢ÂÂZahn paints every detail [inÃÂ Angelmass] with gleamy realism . . . scientific dialogue that streams with starship hardware and military trooper talk . . . immensely appealing.Ã¢ÂÂÃ¢ÂÂKirkus Review
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