Star Strike: Book One of the Inheritance Trilogy

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Planet by planet, galaxy by galaxy, the inhabited universe has fallen to the alien Xul.

Now only one obstacle stands between them and total domination: the warriors of a resilient race the world-devourers nearly annihilated centuries ago . . .

A power vast, ancient, and terrifying, the mighty Xul have lost track of the insignificant humans hundreds of years after devastating their home world—which has enabled the United Star Marines to operate unnoticed and unhindered. A near-autonomous intergalactic policing force, they battle in defense of an Earth they may not live to see again. Now, following the trail of a vanished twenty-fourth-century transport, they are journeying through an unexplored stargate to the edge of an unknown galaxy many light years from their sun. For the last, best, and only chance to defeat the tyrants of the universe may at long last be at hand . . .

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Review: Star Strike (Inheritance Trilogy #1)

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I know its the author's background but there is too much medical stuff and not enough ass kicking in this book. still worth a beach read. Read full review

Review: Star Strike (Inheritance Trilogy #1)

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Found myself skimming over a lot of this. Had to put it down a couple of times. The last quarter of the book I found very entertaining though. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Ian Douglas is one of the pseudonyms for William H. Keith, New York Times bestselling author of the popular military science fiction series The Heritage Trilogy, The Legacy Trilogy, The Inheritance Trilogy, Star Corpsman, and Star Carrier. A former naval corpsman, he lives in Pennsylvania.

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