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Ashes, The

Terror in the Ashes

Written By:William W. Johnstone - 1992

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Synopsis

Come and take it

"I usually give the enemy on chance to surrender. After that, I don’t take prisoners." —Ben Raines

Spectre of Death

Having reclaimed American soil from the savage armies of terrorists, lawless punk street gangs, and mutant Night People who once ruled the land, Raines and his Rebel army turn to the tyrannized people across the sea who also dream of freedom. Their first mission: the liberation of the British Isles from the nightmare of evil oppression.

After Rebel invasion forces establish a successful beachhead at the Irish seaport of Galway, Raines orders a massive armored spearhead assault to drive out the mercenary army of the insidious warlord Jack Hunt. The Rebels’ search-and-destroy mission crushes enemy resistance... but reinforcements for Hunt’s crumbling army bring with them the most hideous foe Ben Raines has ever faced: bubonic plague. Raines and his Rebels must choose between saving themselves or sacrificing their cause to save the lives of innocent civilians trapped in a beleaguered land...

Excerpt

A good night for killing

About an hour after dark, the Rebel team began to gather.

Ben had two 9mm Beretta pistols on his web belt and was carrying a Colt 9mm carbine, select fire. Cooper was carrying a Stoner 63—a 5.56mm belt-fed machine-gun with a 150-round magazine. Jersey carried a CAR-15, select fire. Linda carried a Street-Sweeper, drum-type sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun the was truly awesome in any type of close-in combat. Corrie was carrying a very light packback radio and a CAR-15.

"You know where to go and what to do," Ben said, and jacked a round into his CAR-15. "Move out!"

The Rebels began walking silently toward the darkened town. Only the faint outlines of the buildings were visible in the mist and fog of this quiet Irish night... that was about to turn deadly and bloody.

Catastrophe:

war

Type:

realistic
Other Titles in the Ashes, The list

1     Out of the Ashes

2     Fire in the Ashes

3     Anarchy in the Ashes

4     Blood in the Ashes

5     Alone in the Ashes

6     Wind in the Ashes

7     Smoke from the Ashes

8     Danger in the Ashes

9     Valor in the Ashes

10     Trapped in the Ashes

11     Death in the Ashes

12     Survival in the Ashes

13     Fury in the Ashes

14     Courage in the Ashes

15     Terror in the Ashes

16     Vengeance in the Ashes

17     Battle in the Ashes

18     Flames from the Ashes

19     Treason in the Ashes

20     D-Day in the Ashes

21     Betrayal in the Ashes

22     Chaos in the Ashes

23     Slaughter in the Ashes

24     Judgement in the Ashes

25     Ambush in the Ashes

26     From the Ashes: America Reborn

27     Triumph in the Ashes

28     Hatred in the Ashes

29     Standoff in the Ashes

30     Crisis in the Ashes

31     Tyranny in the Ashes

32     Warriors in the Ashes

33     Destiny in the Ashes

34     Enemy in the Ashes

35     Escape from the Ashes

36     The Last Rebel: Survivor