Deep Space One
Dave Dies Before the End
The Outrider: Key to Battles in Space
But first you have to fly it.
Nobody in the Solar System has ever done that. Nobody in the Earth Fleet – which is the only thing guarding the mother planet – has ever flown it.
According to the captains of the Earth Fleet, they stole the plans – and the training tapes – from ships manned by clones.
From Cyteen. A “human” planet that had a manpower shortage. Until they invented a way to clone humans.
Loyal workers. Loyal soldiers. Loyal pilots for Outriders.
All eerily identical in appearance.
And coming for Earth.
According to the fleet captains. Who want Earth to build new ships. With Outriders.
But you are simple asteroid miners. That couldn’t affect you.