Softcover binding has light shelfwear to edges of covers. Pages tight and clean with some yellowing due to age. Spine has small creases with tilt. 506 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1995. ISBN: 0446600989. Assigned to Hope Nation while recovering from injuries, Captain Nicholas Seafort is appointed liaison to the wealthy planters of the verdant colony planet. But, reeling from a savage alien attack, the UN space flotilla flees homeward, and the colonists seize their moment to rebel. His beloved wife and closest friends gone, Seafort must half a revolution and rally the ravaged colony against the inhuman invaders.