Demon Star

Demon Star
Product information
Type Short story
Author Steven Mohan Jr.
Pages 25
Publication information
Publisher BattleCorps
First published 10 November 2007
Era Jihad era
Timeline 9—22 December 3069

Demon Star is a short story by Steven Mohan Jr. that was published online on BattleCorps on 10 November 2007.

Teaser text[edit]

The Fox’s Teeth, deep in the quagmire of the Jihad, fighting enemies within and without, are faced with one more difficult mission... and a choice, more difficult than most.

Plot summary[edit]

Captain Ross McKinnon is ambushed and kidnapped by a mysterious woman who introduces herself as Ella. The kidnappers make Ross a job offer fighting the Word of Blake, when he refuses he is drugged and dumped for the rest of his unit to find.

Several days later McKinnon's Company lands on the Word of Blake held world of Algol as part of Operation EXORCISM. The aim of the operation is to destroy McAllister Industries munitions manufacturing facilities thus denying their supply to WoB forces. McKinnon's forces are intercepted by Ella once again, who herds the unit into discovering a WoB POW camp where AFFS troops have been murdered. Word forces arrive and force Ross to retreat.

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The first scene of the story is stated to take place in the city of Cord on Arescha, this is actually meant to be Alrescha.