Demon in White (Sun Eater, Book 3)
The third novel of the galaxy-spanning Sun Eater series mergesthe best of space opera and epic fantasy, as Hadrian Marlowecontinues down a path that can only end in fire.Hadrian has been serving the Empire in military engagements againstthe Cielcin, the vicious alien civilization bent on humanity'sdestruction. After Hadrian and his Red Company achieve a greatvictory, a cult-like fervor builds around him. However, pressureswithin the Imperial government scared of his rise to prominenceresult in an assassination attempt, luckily thwarted.With the Empire too dangerous to stay, Hadrian and his crew leavefor a massive library on a distant world. There, he finds the nextkey to unlocking the secrets of the Quiet: a set of coordinates fortheir origin planet, unnamed and now lifeless. Hadrian's truepurpose in serving in the military was to aid his search of arumored connection between the first Emperor and the Quiet, theancient, seemingly long-dead race linked to so many of Hadrian'sextraordinary experiences.Will this mysterious lost planet have the answers?