The Free Alliance and the Coalition have maintained a truce for some time now. They both have bases on Mars but there is a constant air of suspicion even with the presence of liaison officers. When the Free Alliance commander on Earth warns Colonel Samantha Elliot that Coalition forces on Mars may be stealing triradium, he is cut-off mid-sentence and communications with Earth is lost. When a huge shock wave strikes the base Elliot is convinced it's all a Coalition plot but her second-in-command Major James Bowen cautions that they should go slow. Written by
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The title references the larger of Mars' two moons that was named after one of the sons of Ares and Aphrodite in Greek mythology. See more