HUMANITY’S FIRST INTERSTELLAR EMPIRE IN THE 25TH CENTURY
Star Crusades is a vast military science fiction series that chronicles humanity’s first interstellar empire in the 25th century. Settlers, explorers and corporations have already helped colonise the nearby stars of Alpha Centauri, but they look outwards for new worlds to exploit. With each step they take comes new challenges and crisis that will test their resolve to the limit. Star Crusades is a realistic science fiction series that utilities the latest scientific knowledge to create a credible world filled with realistic machines, technology and physics. The Star Crusades universe currently includes three separate series, all of which can be ready in any order and includes UPRISING, NEXUS and MERCENARIES. In 2015 the series was joined by a STAR CRUSADER, and young adult spin-off set in the years after the Great Biomech War, and running concurrently with Mercenaries.
STAR CRUSADES: UPRISING
The first thrilling series in the Star Crusades universe. Meet Spartan, Teresa and Gun as they blaze a path of glory for generations to come! The 6 novel Great Uprising series chronicles the final years of the interstellar Centauri Confederacy that is torn apart by religious strife and extremism. Set in the years 2437AD-2440AD, Generations of stability are lost as a mysterious faction arises deep inside the Confederation. While the disparate forces of the Confederacy attempt to deal with the crisis, criminals and rebels launch terror attacks that destabilise the colonies and turn brother against brother. This bloody and terrible confrontation is described in detail in the epic 7-volume Star Crusades: Uprising series.
STAR CRUSADES: THE NEXUS WAR
17 year later. The heroes of the Alliance Navy and Marine Corps unite with their newly found alien allies to participate in the most violent struggle in history. The Alliance emerges from the violent schism known as the Great Uprising stronger than ever, and with a hunger for exploration, and answers to untold questions. Seventeen years after the conflict and harnessing technology discovered in the war, the Alliance makes first contact with alien civilisations at a place now known simply as the Nexus. But this new age of peace, trade and scientific advancement draws the attention of the mysterious enemy. The heroes of the Alliance Navy and Marine Corps unite with their newly found alien allies to participate in the greatest and most violent struggle in history. This thrilling period is described in detail in the epic 9-volume Star Crusades: Nexus series.
STAR CRUSADES: MERCENARIES
The great empires lay broken, creating opportunities for warlords throughout the galaxy. It is a time of mercenaries, freebooters and the great heroes of old. As violence flares, great heroes of the past like Spartan, Gun, General Makos and Admiral Anderson are brought back to maintain order. With so much conflict it is impossible for the Navy or Marine Corps to do this alone. and now only the combined efforts of the military and the growing numbers of mercenaries and freebooters can have any chance at keeping the peace between the great empires. This thrilling period is described in detail in the epic Star Crusades: Mercenaries series.
An epic young adult spinoff series set during the events of MERCENARIES, that follows the adventure of a group of elite videogamers trapped aboard an Alliance warship. Nate has a talent for space combat after hundreds of victories in the Star Crusader videogame simulation. His skills are unique, enough to gain him a rare privilege. The chance to join five other Alliance cadets and escape the dull routine of the classroom. They will enter a fierce competition light-years away in the ancient Byotai Empire. Yet days after their arrival a rebellious faction begins a bloody mutiny that spreads like wildfire. The time for competition has ended; the time of war has begun. STAR CRUSADER is an epic young adult spinoff series set during the events of the MERCENARIES series that follows the adventure of a group of elite videogamers trapped aboard a renegade Alliance warship.