Threads of Ambition
|Threads of Ambition|
|Author||Loren L. Coleman|
|Cover artwork||Bruce Jensen|
|First published||01 May 1999|
|Era||Civil War era|
|Timeline||3060 - 3061|
|Series||The Capellan Solution|
|Followed by||The Killing Fields|
The novel was made available on BattleCorps on 7 November 2010 as a PDF file (text only, without cover, pictures, or any other interior artwork except for the usual BattleCorps frame graphics). The PDF copy includes a disclaimer stating that it was created from a pre-final edition text that might differ from the printed version and that canon-wise, the print edition trumps the PDF edition.
From the Back CoverEdit
|“|| Sun-Tzu Liao is the First Lord of the resurrected Star League. In the last year of his reign, he decides to milk his power for every ounce of benefit for himself. His dream to rebuild his Capellan Confederation at any cost is about to become a reality. His first victim: his own aunt, Candace Liao, who deserted the Confederation in the Fourth Succession War, taking the St. Ives Compact with her.
Answering Sun-Tzu's call to battle is Warrior House Hiritsu, always ready to serve, and the Hustaing Warriors, who will do what is necessary to get the job done. As border skirmishes between BattleMechs turn bloody, military units rally to Candance Liao's call to hold the line. Both sides are unyielding in this hard-fought war. And as Capellan fights Capellan, the high price of glory will be paid in full...
Original 1999 cover. Art by Bruce Jensen