Cross of the Legion: a military science fiction adventure

Cross of the Legion: a military science fiction adventure

by Marshall S. Thomas
Cross of the Legion: a military science fiction adventure

Cross of the Legion: a military science fiction adventure

by Marshall S. Thomas

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Overview

THE REALM OF THE DEAD

Read your own heart — then walk your own road. All I wanted was a little reassurance — a glimpse of the future. I shouldn't have asked. "I speak from the Realm of the Dead," Moontouch said. "You will abandon me, and your son, leaving us to face our enemies alone. I see a White Death, invincible, wasting mighty empires. And innocents, trusting in you, betrayed and abandoned — by you! I see an endless war, and your people exhausted, in despair. I see men without minds, killing without remorse, and children without hope, waving the flags of an evil god. I see two madmen, leaders of the forces of light and darkness, locked in a struggle to the death for the future of humanity. You will follow the one, and fight the other, and never know which god you serve. I see you ... leaving your mortal flesh, to walk among the dead..." I learned soon enough that it was all to come true — all of it.

ABOUT THE SERIES
Soldier of the Legion is an action-packed, fast-paced military science fiction series in the tradition of Starship Troopers. It chronicles the adventures of a squad of young soldiers dedicated to honor and duty who stand as the only shield to save humankind from those bent on its destruction. All six books have been Amazon Best Sellers for Science Fiction.

SOLDIER OF THE LEGION SERIES
Soldier of the Legion
March of the Legion
Slave of the Legion
Secret of the Legion
Cross of the Legion
Curse of the Legion

AWARDS
2010 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Science Fiction (Curse of the Legion)
2009 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Science Fiction (Cross of the Legion)
2003 IBPA Ben Franklin Award Finalist for Popular Fiction (Solider of the Legion)
2002 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Science Fiction (Soldier of the Legion)
2002 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Audio Fiction (Soldier of the Legion)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016395333
Publisher: Marshall S Thomas
Publication date: 02/07/2013
Series: Soldier of the Legion , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 594,478
File size: 927 KB

About the Author

Marshall S. Thomas is a retired U.S. Government official who served overseas in East Asia for most of his career. Marshall attended the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, the University of New Mexico and the University of Miami with a major in Government/International Affairs and a minor in History.

Marshall is the author of the six-book Soldier of the Legion action-adventure science fiction series, and the second Prophet of ConFree series (also six books). The Soldier series is still selling well as new readers discover the books, while many readers who have finished the Soldier series are moving on to the Prophet series. Marshall has recently begun the Seeker series with two new books. Both print and digital versions of all books are available from many online retailers.

In early 1969 Marshall began his overseas service with four years in the Vietnam War. He met his wife in Saigon and after a few years Stateside they began an East Asian odyssey with assignments to six Asian posts until 2001 when Marshall retired.

Marshall currently lives in Williamsburg, Virginia with his wife Kim Lien. His youngest son Alexander, a bioinformatics and coding expert, is working in New York City. His eldest son Christopher is a consultant and graduate of Radford University who studied art and graphic design. Marshall loves to write, and especially enjoys writing science fiction He is a member of the Virginia Writers Club, Goodreads, and the Authors Den. He is a past President of the St. Andrew's Society of Williamsburg and a former member of the Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (Knights Templar).

SOLDIER OF THE LEGION SERIES
Soldier of the Legion
March of the Legion
Slave of the Legion
Secret of the Legion
Cross of the Legion
Curse of the Legion

AWARDS
2010 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Science Fiction (Curse of the Legion)
2009 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Science Fiction (Cross of the Legion)
2003 IBPA Ben Franklin Award Finalist for Popular Fiction (Solider of the Legion)
2002 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Science Fiction (Soldier of the Legion)
2002 Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Finalist for Audio Fiction (Soldier of the Legion)
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