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The Killing Fields

Loren L. Coleman’s fourth BattleTech novel, continuing to follow the military juggernaut of a revamped and revitalized Capellan military. As the concept of Xin Sheng sweeps through the Confederation, St. Ives will be reunited with its former parent state, or destroyed.

For the warriors of House Hiritsu, and for the Capellan and Compact soldiers on the front lines, the war for reunification has become a bloody crusade. Only a last, desperate gamble may allow Chancellor Liao to regain control of a civil war exploding out of control.