Stripped of his authority by the Emperor of Mankind and assigned to duty in deepest space for failing to prevent the greatest robbery in history, Ezekial Tamerlane believes his career as a soldier is over. But strange forces are at work, urging the Emperor to set out on a journey fraught with dangers into a nightmare realm a universe away from our own; and Tamerlane, like it or t, is going along for the ride. What he and his high-tech super-soldiers find along the way will shake the Empire to its very foundations, and unleash a crisis of galactic proportions that t all the armies in creation can hold back... Beginning a new Military SF/New Pulp Space Opera adventure from Van Allen Plexico: THE SHATTERING! The galactic crisis that led to the shattering of the galaxy and the rise of the Hands of the Machine is revealed at last! Plexico is the master of space opera. --Pulp Fiction Reviews
Van Allen Plexico writes and edits New Pulp, science fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction analysis and commentary for a variety of print and online publishers. He's been nominated for numerous writing awards and won the 2012 PulpArk Award for Best New Pulp Character. His best-known works include Lucian, Hawk, the Assembled! books, and the groundbreaking and #1 New Pulp Best-Selling Sentinels series-the first ongoing, multi-volume cosmic superhero saga in prose form. He lives near St. Louis.