The propulsive start of a dynamic space opera trilogy featuring a gunrunning empress who must navigate alien politics and deadly plots to prevent an interspecies war.Hail Bristol: former runaway princess, interplanetary gunrunner, Empress of Indrana.When the Empire's closest ally asks her to intervene in a galactic military crisis, she embarks on the highest stakes diplomatic mission Indrana has ever faced.Caught between two powerful alien civilizations at each other's throats, Hail has one chance to make peace, before all of humanity becomes collateral damage in a full-blown galactic war.Praise for There Before the Chaos:"An exciting dose of space opera and political intrigue peppered with hard choices. Highly recommended!" —Booklist"Twisty and clever and magnificent, full of political maneuvers, space action, and genuine feeling." —Beth Cato, author of The Clockwork DaggerThe Farian War TrilogyThere Before the ChaosDown Among the DeadOut Past the StarsFor more from K. B. Wagers, check out:Indranan War TrilogyBehind the ThroneAfter the CrownBeyond the Empire
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K.B. Wagers is the author of the Indranan & Farian War trilogies with Orbit Books and the NeoG novels from Harper Voyager. They hold a bachelor's degree in Russian Studies and a second-degree blackbelt in Shaolin Kung Fu. A native of Colorado, K.B. lives at the base of the Rocky Mountains with their partner and a crew of recalcitrant cats. In between books, they can be found attempting to learn Spanish, dying in video games, dancing to music, and scribbling new ideas in their bullet journal.