Freedom's Challenge (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Anne McCaffrey

Ace Books, 9780441006250, 303pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1999

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Description

The alien Catteni invaded Earth and enslaved thousands of humans on the planet Botany, where they struggle to survive while colonizing the world for their overseers. Now that they ve proved Botany is capable of sustaining life, Kris Bjornsen and her fellow settlers have no intention of surrendering the home they ve created for themselves
Armed with the knowledge that the true enemy behind the Catteni is the Eosi race, Kris has begun a campaign to free Botany's settlers by raising a rebellion among her people against their parasitic oppressors.
Aided by her Catteni lover, Zainal, Kris and the colonists manage to steal warships and discover dissidents on other Eosi-controlled worlds. If all of the subjugated races join forces, they will have an army large enough to win their freedom and their worlds.
The war of liberation has begun.


About the Author

Anne McCaffrey was the multi-award winning bestselling author of more than fifty books, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, the Freedom series, and the Tower and the Hive series.


Praise For Freedom's Challenge

“A good read, full of interesting characters and space-opera action.”—Locus
 
“Another rousing episode…McCaffrey continues to amaze.”—Booklist
 
“A saga of desperate courage and the desire for freedom.”—Library Journal

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