The White Falcon: Book One of the Overlord Saga

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Summary

Peace has been declared and the wars have ended. However, an ancient evil lurks in the background just waiting to strike and Alex and his friends will soon discover the war is just beginning

Genre:
Scifi / Action
Author:
Blutgreen Hazeldine
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
17
Rating:
4.2 16 reviews
Age Rating:
16+

Prologue

The collapse of the Intergalactic Alliance in 3200 had plunged all of space into never-ending conflict. Every nation and race had gone to war in an attempt to fill the power vacuum caused when the IGA collapsed. Whole generations had grown up knowing nothing but violence and bloodshed. Then in 3400, the Age of Warfare, as it has come to be known, ended as suddenly as it began. Starting with the ancient sages of the Free World of Boris IV and ending with the violent and warlike Kraxatori, peace was declared and the fighting stopped.

For some nations, such as the Terran Empire, this time of warfare had been a very productive time, with their power and wealth increasing exponentially. For others, however, the age of warfare had been disastrous. The Golnar Federation, for example, had split three ways. The fighting had been over for five years now, and with the peace all had changed. Every nation, from the largest and greatest to the smallest and least significant, was now concerned with rebuilding their war-torn worlds and making the adjustment to peace.

Deep within the borders of the Dieron Federation, the smallest of the three nations formed from the collapse of the Golnar Federation, there is a small planet known as Calos II. Sitting right on the border of an uninhabitable section of space known simply as Dark Space, it is the home planet of a young man by the name of Alex Steddard. Matters of reconstruction and high politics matter little to Alex, who is only concerned with avoiding the national draft. Due to the fact that service within one of the religious orders exempts one from military service, he believes he can achieve this aim by joining the White Falcon Order. The fact that the White Falcons are adherents of a religion known as the True Path means this plan is not without its drawbacks. To Alex this faith is a relic of a bygone era steeped in a superstition no longer needed in these enlightened times; and the Overlord whom they serve is the creation of someone with an over-active imagination. In spite of his personal dislike of this particular belief system, Alex is determined to follow through with his plans, primarily because the alternative is worse. So, in two days, a young boy who has never even seen a spacecraft up close will be embarking on what will become the adventure of a lifetime.

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Lisa Hawkins: Loved loved loved!!!!!!

paqhali: The book is awesome, it's making a top ten

Faith Yeakley: I like the plotline so far. It has drawn me in unlike many others. I only wish some of the secondary characters were a little more fleshed out.

Bridget Briley: Loved the plot and characters. I love the Viking theme. I wish there were translations on the Swedish. There were several typos. What’s a cut, is that a vest?

Alicia: Absolutely amazing plot. Love the characters and how they developed throughout the book. Love the twists and turns. This writer has a shit ton of talent and is really good at thinking of the unexpected. I love how it isn't a typical love story, that their love blossomed from hate and dark places ...

smjeldred: I loved this book! I just wish authors would number the series in order to read in sequence. There are a lot of grammar errors in this book. But yes, I still would definitely recommend this book.

Nixla: Six is a story that you won’t want to put down. With a strong heroine trying to survive her new life, readers will follow along on a journey that is sure to bring laughter and tears.

Brittany Bergantzel: I just loved it that was awesome please make a sequel to it

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Mary Schwartz: so so so so so so so so good-keep up the great work-can’t wait for the next chapter!!!!

vazquez1: Loved the series! So happy that paul had his one. Hopefully we see more of them get thier HEA

Sculptureplus: I’m so glad you wrote this story. It’s so sad that this really happens in real life and hopefully those people go to hell but people need to be educated about it and I’m so happy you wrote about it great job 😊👍

Leyla Larrea: Short and Wonderful

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