In a post-apocalyptic America, the secret war against alien oppression wages on...
The nukecaust that gave birth to the garrisoned cities and the hellzones of the Outlands was the calculated stroke of a dark conspiracy that haunts humanity. Now, as this evil specter continues its secret war to conquer what is left of civilization, a dedicated group dares to expose the truth about earth's sinister overlords...
A former enforcer of the new world order, Kane and his fellow exiles hazard the treacherous no-man's-land of what was once Utah. Here, a ruthless woman warrior with a reputation for scorched earth may become the ally they are seeking to expand their power base against earth's alien oppressors. Or she may be a doomsday force eager to destroy anything that interferes with her own quest for power.
In the Outlands, life is cheap. But death is free.
The raiders' wags rolled through the smoking ruin of the convoy.
Intermittent machine-gun fire sounded, blasting out in full-throated roar over the occasional small-arms chatter. The raiders left no one alive. Almost no one, Brigid amended when she saw one of the wag groups unload and pull out a man dressed in Magistrate black.
She focused on the man, barely able to discern his features at the distance even with the high-power magnification available. "Do you know him?" she asked.
"Kearney," Grant answered. "Bastard must have rated a promotion."
A warwag stopped in front of Kearney. His guards forced him into a kneeling position, their weapons trained on him.
The warwag's side door opened and Brigid focused the binoculars again as the raiders' leader stepped out. She wasn't prepared for what she saw...