Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Date: April 2017
Duration: 12 hours 5 minutes
On the trail of the Hive, the alien life-form that was swarming across the galaxy literally devouring everything it encountered along the way, battleship class spaceship U.S.S. Merrimack stumbled across a still-active signal buoy at a far-distant globular cluster. And, against all odds, within the cluster they discovered three colonized worlds known as the Myriad, which the Hive had apparently overlooked.
Even the Roman patterner Augustus, loaned to them by the Palatine Empire—their former enemies and now their uneasy allies in the war against the deadly, seemingly unstoppable Hive—could not foresee all of the perils that would await them when they made contact with the humanoids who had obviously colonized these worlds. But as paradox followed paradox almost too fast for the genetically and cybernetically enhanced patterner to follow— and as the Hive closed in on both the Merrimack and the ships of the Palatine Empire—it became critical to unravel the mystery of the Myriad. For the price of failure might be the destruction of not only the Myriad, but of Earth and Palatine as well….