By Temptations and By War
Roc, Dec 2003, 12.95, 304 pp.
The Word of Blake, an armageddon cult, launched its jihad against the colonized worlds over sixty five years ago, wanting to destroy any trace of life in the galaxy. A leader rose up during this time, Destin Stone, and eventually he destroyed the Word of Blake after millions were savagely murdered. As a reward for his victory, he becomes the leader of the new Republic of the Sphere made up all the p...