In the year 2194, Nick Seafort is a 17-year-old midshipman aboard the Hibernia, a huge interstellar liner cruising to the Hope Nation colony 69 light-years away. When all the senior officers are killed in a freak accident, the captaincy falls to Nick--who must battle inexperience, mutiny, and an alien horror.
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David Feintuch (1944–2006) was the author of the award-winning military science fiction Seafort Saga series, which spans Midshipman’s Hope, Challenger’s Hope, Prisoner’s Hope, Fisherman’s Hope, Voices of Hope, Patriarch’s Hope, and Children of Hope. Feintuch came to writing late, previously having worked as a lawyer and antiques dealer. In 1996, at the age of fifty, he won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer from the World Science Fiction Society. He later expanded into the fantasy genre with his Rodrigo of Caledon series, including The Still and The King.From Library Journal:
This first in a series depicting the career of interstellar naval officer Nick Seafort thrusts the inexperienced midshipman unexpectedly into a position of command, where the fate of an entire spaceship of colonists rests in his hands.
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