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Nicholas Seafort, now promoted to commander, is betrayed by his commanding officer as a fleet sets out to search for the aliens he has discovered. Forced to take on a passenger quota of violent street kids and abandoned to die on a derelict ship, he has to hold them together according to his strict codes of honour and Navy regulations, under pressure of mutiny and the threat of imminent attack. But how long can he keep them alive?
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   preventing/surviving an ecological disaster    -   fighting a disease/illness affecting everyone Training/Apprent.    -   Yes Working up the ranks of...    -   armed forces Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding    -   change of heart War or Invasion    -   Yes Major kinds of combat:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   spaceship battles Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   navy soldier Age:    -   20's-30's


Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human warship    -   someone is depressurized Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   an average amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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