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The Fleet notion the wars have been over, yet as a perilous race of insectoid invaders, the Ichton, sweep during the galaxy, races new to the Alliance are in dire want of reduction. megastar valuable solutions with the great battlestation Stephen Hawking. The Hawking takes the struggle past the limits of human house the place the Ichton turn out to be a powerful foe. in the meantime, in the pseudoplanet's stratified decks, the pressures of continuous wrestle and shut quarters could turn into the enemy's most deadly virtue. For the 1st time in a single quantity: the full tales of the Stephen Hawking, its multi-race army and civilian team, and its determined struggle opposed to the Ichton.

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