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Battle for Homeworld
     

Battle for Homeworld

by Steve Challis
 

The Homeworld of the peaceful Idaltus is attacked by overwhelming numbers of computer controlled warships. The Idaltus activate their planetary shield, but are unable to take any effective action against the attacking ships. Every interstellar Idaltu ship that jumps to the Homeworld system is destroyed as soon as it re-enters our universe.
The Earth exploration

Overview

The Homeworld of the peaceful Idaltus is attacked by overwhelming numbers of computer controlled warships. The Idaltus activate their planetary shield, but are unable to take any effective action against the attacking ships. Every interstellar Idaltu ship that jumps to the Homeworld system is destroyed as soon as it re-enters our universe.
The Earth exploration ship, the 'Highway to Heaven' is damaged when it jumps to the system, and unable to jump clear is forced by the laws of physics to fight its way towards Homeworld.
Meanwhile, the crew of the 'Avenue of Peace', sister ship of the Highway to Heaven has partially decoded an alien computer and jumps to the Homeworld system with a plan to destroy the warships.
Later, an allied armada investigates a colony of the aliens. What they discover is unexpected, and will eventually lead to the revitalization of the human species.
This is the third novella of the War and Space Trilogy, The other two are "War and Space" and "The Local War."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940044194380
Publisher:
Steve Challis
Publication date:
12/14/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB
Age Range:
13 Years

Meet the Author

I was born in 1951 in Aldridge in England, and migrated to Australia in 1964. I was a research technician at the Waite Agricultural Research institute of the University of Adelaide for 17 years. After that, my wife and I founded an aquarium and animal feed shop called Betta Trading in the Adelaide Hills town of Littlehampton, and we have now run it for over 20 years.I have written a number of science fiction books and some animal books.I am in the process of publishing on Smashwords my own books as well as some written by my Father, Richard F. Challis, and our cat, Luna Challis

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