I’d like to thank the good folks at Pyr Books for sending me the review copy of The Prison in Antares. I think I enjoyed it more than its predecessor The Fortress in Orion.
The Dead Enders have barely recovered from their previous case when they’re called on to infiltrate a prison in the Transeki Coalition. The Coalition has captured Edgar Nmumba. Nmumba is the only person who knows how to counter the Q bomb, a devasting weapon that the Coalition has been using to wipe out entire planets.
The prison is two miles below the surface of a planet behind enemy lines. Initially that’s all they know. They’ve got to locate the planet, then the prison, figure out a way to get in, and either get Nmumba out or kill him if they can’t. And they’ve got to do it before Nmumba breaks under interrogation. Continue reading