The thrill and excitement of fighter combat in the wars of the 25th century
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.