Test of Vengeance
|Test of Vengeance|
|Cover artwork||Doug Chaffee|
|First published||12 June 2001|
|Era||Civil War era|
|Timeline||3062 – 3064|
The novel was made available on BattleCorps on 02 April 2011 as a PDF file (text only, without cover, pictures or any other interior artwork except for the usual BattleCorps frame graphics). The PDF copy includes a disclaimer stating that it was created from a pre-final edition text that might differ from the printed version and that canon-wise, the print edition trumps the PDF edition.
(Unlike other BattleCorps publications, the PDF versions of print novels are not available for purchase.)
 From the back cover
|“|| The warrior Clans created the Elemental to be the ultimate infantry soldier. Genetically engineered to be bigger, stronger, and tougher than mere humans, and equipped with advanced power armor, Elementals can stand toe-to-toe with BattleMechs. Among this elite breed, young Jake Kabrinski is a fast-rising star who has never known defeat.
The Draconis Combine and Clan Ghost Bear, bitter enemies during the Clan invasion, have coexisted in peace for a decade. But that peace is shattered when a renegade faction of the Combine military invades the Ghost Bear capital of Alshain. Honor demands a reprisal, plunging both powers into a brutal conflict. On the front lines, Jake will learn his toughest lesson: Some enemies cannot be bested...