Colonel Blackshade has been a Candaerican military officer his entire adult life. He loves his country, tolerates most of the population, and finds comfort in his daily routine.
Then the aliens appeared and twisted the course of his life into a knot.
Blackshade must appease the extraterrestrial visitors while simultaneously keeping the worst aspects of humanity’s population in check.
Should he fail, extermination, enslavement, and obliteration are all very real possibilities.
…this is a story of discovery, science, and survival…
…this is also a story about humanity striving to reach its full potential…
…but whether that potential is for the betterment of the species, or its desolation, has yet to be determined.