We love featuring debut novelists, especially local authors. Christopher Ruocchio, Raleigh native and NC State alum, now the Assistant Editor at Baen Books, joins us with his debut science fiction novel, Empire of Silence. It explores the tale of a man revered as a hero, despised as a murderer, now fighting a war he did not start, for an empire he does not love, against an enemy he will never understand.
“Empire of Silence is a rich tapestry of future history and worldbuilding, a galactic-sized story of a hero, a tyrant, but portrayed as a man.” —Kevin J. Anderson, New York Times-bestselling author of The Dark Between the Stars
Hadrian Marlowe, a man revered as a hero and despised as a murderer, chronicles his tale in the galaxy-spanning debut of the Sun Eater series, merging the best of space opera and epic fantasy.
It was not his war.