Dark Legends: Rise of Darkness (Paperback)
In a system far from Earth, a vast republic reigns with compassion and fairness. Though the republic is at peace, an ancient cold war is heating up. The pirate clans have begun a resurgence since their defeat in the Pirate Wars. Their new leader, hidden in the shadows, rules the clans with an iron fist. His second in command, a ghost from the past, is scared by the clans. Both men are destined to bring an end to the home world, fulfilling the prophecy that created the clans ten thousand years ago. They watched as their world and those who shunned them were obliterated in the blink of an eye.
The only man that can stop them is the only son of a long lineage of heroes. This man is linked both to the past and the clans in ways he does not realize. He is in command of the most advanced starship the republic has ever constructed, to help find a new home. His crew is the best of the best, brave and loyal, willing to do the right thing regardless of the consequences.
Both sides will face off with each other reveal hidden secrets that no one suspected. It is a battle between good and evil that will span the known universe in a quest for revenge. Will our hero stop another world from burning or fall like his?