By David Gunn
Sven has survived every little thing a antagonistic universe can throw at him. yet he’d be the 1st to confess that it isn’t smarts that experience stored him alive for therefore lengthy. And it’s now not good fortune, both. simply because good fortune wouldn’t have noticeable him plucked out of obscurity to serve within the military of Emperor OctoV, a machine-human hybrid who seems to be a teenage boy yet is basically immeasurably older. probably Sven has survived out of sheer orneriness–although his artificially clever, unmistakably sarcastic, and kind of sociopathic sidearm may possibly argue otherwise–but Sven isn’t one to contemplate such questions.
In Day of the Damned, Sven and his band of misfit auxiliaries have arrived at Farlight, capital of the Octavian Empire, for a bit well-earned leisure and leisure. Sven visits his previous acquaintances Debro and Anton, whom he liberated from the felony planet of Paradise, and their teenage daughter flair, whose husband he assassinated and who now has an immense weigh down on him.
But what starts as a respite speedy becomes a massacre as civil warfare erupts. And in the back of the double crosses and Byzantine betrayals threatening to topple OctoV from the throne he has held for millions of years are the United unfastened, a galaxy-spanning empire with the know-how of gods and the morals of schoolchildren.
As ordinary, titanic hassle appears following Sven. that is okay with him. He isn’t that keen on vacation trips, anyway.
From the Hardcover edition.
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Death's Head: Day of the Damned (Death's Head Series) by David Gunn