The Sagittarius Command: Tour of the Merrimack #3

The Sagittarius Command: Tour of the Merrimack #3

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by R. M. Meluch
     
 

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After the finest battleship-class spaceship in Earth's fleet, the U.S.S. Merrimack, rescues a near-space Roman world besieged by a destructive alien life-form known as the Hive, the Romans? leader, Caesar Magnus, insists on honoring the ship's captain, John Farragut. But when Caesar is assassinated, Farragut must lead a mission into the heart of Hive territory

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After the finest battleship-class spaceship in Earth's fleet, the U.S.S. Merrimack, rescues a near-space Roman world besieged by a destructive alien life-form known as the Hive, the Romans? leader, Caesar Magnus, insists on honoring the ship's captain, John Farragut. But when Caesar is assassinated, Farragut must lead a mission into the heart of Hive territory in search of a Roman who has been presumed ?dead? for decades.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440638022
Publisher:
DAW
Publication date:
11/06/2007
Series:
Tour of the Merrimack , #3
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
77,687
File size:
407 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

R. M. Meluch is an American SF writer, and published the first of her Tour of the Merrimack series of military SF/space opera novels in 2005. She can be found at rmmeluch.com.

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Sagittarius Command (Tour of the Merrimack Series #3) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 23 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
The old Roman Empire never really died it just went underground placing its people in positions of power. When mankind colonized the stars, the Roman Empire now called the Palatine Empire broke away from Earth¿s control and established a new empire that became an implacable enemy of Earth especially America. When the Hive an alien life form who knows only hunger begins eating away at Roman Colony planets, Captain John Farragut of the Merrimack negotiated the Subjugation. --------------- Roman forces are under the command of Farragut for as long as the crisis lasts but the Hive is a formidable opponent eating everything on a planet until that orb can no longer support life. It is discovered where the Hive is and the human life form that lies safely on one of the planets in the Sagittarius sector is believed to be an enemy of Rome who thought they destroyed him. He resonates on the Hive harmony and is directing them to planets he wants them to devour. Farragut hopes to find out how he is doing it and destroy the Hive before any more planets full of people are destroyed.------------ R.M. Meluch is a creative writer of outer space military fiction. The action starts in the first chapter and never lets up until the last page is turned. The cast is fully developed especially those characters on the Merrimack so readers obtain a character driven military thriller that takes place for the most part aboard the space ship. The third book in this exciting series, THE SAGITTARIUS COMMAND continues to fascinate as audience will thoroughly enjoy trying to figure out what the Hive actually is.------------ Harriet Klausner
Anonymous 8 months ago
The story so far took a lot of thought. It needed to end on the Deep Side and delivered.
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I liked the book, it kept me interested and I wanted to just keep reading it until I was done.
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A1959Man More than 1 year ago
The author blends action, romance, and strength of character to carry his unique storyline forward.
Blackhills_Rider More than 1 year ago
It was rather difficult to buy into the characters or even come to care whether there was an ending. The cover art is the best part.