“Chris Pourteau has taken the world of Pennsylvania and given it the life, texture, and action of the best war epics, while filling that world with humanity, humor, and vivid characters you’ll never forget. As good or better than the original.” — Michael Bunker, author of Pennsylvania Omnibus and Brother, Frankenstein

Mary Brenneman is held prisoner following the raid on the Authority’s Armory. A furious Transport cracks down on every sector of society in a desperate attempt to regain control of New Pennsylvania. Airbus loads of prisoners are shipped to the Detention Center in Columbia (aka the City) for incarceration.

Ignoring orders, Hatch and Stug go AWOL and infiltrate Columbia to rescue Mary. TRACE commandos follow hot on their heels to bring them back to face court-martial for desertion. And rumors of a Final Solution to TRACE’s insurgency spread like wildfire—rumors that point to an okcillium bomb meant to level the City and vaporize everyone in it.

In this third tale of Bestimmung Company, loyalties will be tested. Heroes will fall. And new blood will join the fight.


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