In the sequel to Precursor, the isolated human colony has led a precarious existence on the hostile world of the alien atevi, until the return of the starship Phoenix threatens to shatter the precarious balance of power as the atevi enter into the precarious world of space travel and their human negotiator becomes caught in the middle of a mutiny.
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Review: Defender (Foreigner #5)User Review - CV Rick - Goodreads
Why, oh why, do I do this to myself. Yes, I'm reading them all. No, I'm not really enjoying it. Sure they're written well. Cherryh is a good writer, but the subject matter is all soup spoons and ... Read full review
Review: Defender (Foreigner #5)User Review - Alexander Levin - Goodreads
After reading it i directly started to read #5. I really enjoy the slow but detailed way the story is told. Thus Bren seems to be quit real for me. - But my favorit character is the dowager. Read full review