By David Drake
The 1st drawback of Empire starts off with the loss of life of the Emperor, leaving a baby as his successor. Will the leaders of the empire rally in the back of the child-Emperor? in the event that they don't, interstellar civilization will once more dissolve into civil conflict and slide into one other lengthy evening of barbarism.
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