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BATTLECRY – The Sten Omnibus

We couldn’t let November go by without mentioning Battlecry, the first Sten omnibus, and its awesome cover art by the very talented Paul Young. If you haven’t heard of the Sten series – why not? It’s a fast-paced military SF series from the late, great Chris Bunch and the author, screenwriter and award-winning journalist Allan Cole – and it’s sold over a million copies worldwide. If you like Heinlein and Halo, then hell! – this is for you.

Released this month and featuring the first three books from the series: Sten, Sten 2: The Wolf Worlds and Sten 3: The Court of a Thousand Suns, this is a chunky volume that gives you a whole lotta bang for your buck . . .

Vulcan is a factory planet: centuries old, Company run, ugly as sin and unfeeling as death. Vulcan breeds just two types of native – complacent or tough. Sten is tough.

When his family is killed in a mysterious accident, Sten rebels, harassing the Company from the metal world’s endless maze-like warrens. It’s a fool’s errand, of course – no man can stand against the might of the Company and expect to live. But Sten isn’t just any man.

From the corrupt and brutal factories of Vulcan to the plots and intrigues of the Imperial Court, the galaxy is about to come face to face with the ultimate warrior. Sten’s already learned how to survive – now he wants more; he wants control of his own destiny. And he’ll do whatever it takes to get it.

No compromise, no retreat, no surrender. Only Sten.

  1. Kevin Daniel

    January 5, 2011
    at 10:59 am

    It just doesn’t get any better than the Sten series. Looking forward to re-experiencing these amazing stories…

  2. Brad R. Torgersen

    January 5, 2011
    at 11:08 am

    This is fantastic news. Simply fantastic. Will orbit be putting any copies onto US shelves, or will we be able to order thru Amazon.com? I own the original series frol Del Rey, but they have been re-read so many times, I feel compelled to re-purchase. Hell, I’ll be re-purchasing and mailing to friends. STEN is one of the great military SF series of the 80s. I am glad to see it back!

  3. T O Leary

    January 17, 2012
    at 10:19 pm

    Fantastic series of books, look forward to rereading it all… For US customers it is currently available as a kindle download, although I still see no hard copies available directly from US retailers.

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