Hearts of Chaos

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Hearts of Chaos
Product information
Type Novel
Author Victor Milán
Pages 416
Cover Artwork David Mattingly
Publication information
Publisher Roc Books
First published 1 June 1996
ISBN-10 0451455231
ISBN-13 978-0451455239
Era Clan Invasion era
Timeline 30563058
Series Camacho's Caballeros trilogy
Preceded by Close Quarters
Followed by Black Dragon

Hearts of Chaos, by Victor Milán, is the second Camacho's Caballeros story, pitting them against the Black Dragon Society.

The novel was made available on BattleCorps on 04 May 2010 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.

From the back cover[edit]

The enigmatic Draconis Combine industrialist "Uncle Chandy" Kurita owns property on planet Towne. Upon hearing news of the secret Black Dragon Society's plans to invade, Uncle Chandy dispatches Cassie Suthorn and Camacho's Caballeros to protect his holdings there and organize the local militia to defend against the anticipated attack.

To the Caballeros' surprise, Towne has become a faction-ridden shambles. The populace rejects all outside intervention, and the Caballeros find themselves fighting the very people they were sent to help. Cassie Suthorn must use her unique woman-to-'Mech combat style to unify Towne in the face of the Black Dragon threat—or be ultimately destroyed...


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Foreign-Language Editions[edit]


A German edition, translated by Oliver Hoffmann, was published by Heyne in 1996 as Im Herzen des Chaos (ISBN 9783453094703).[1]


A Russian edition, translated by G. Kuchkov, was published by Армада-пресс (Armada-Press) in 2002 as Сердца хаоса (ISBN 5309003533) as part of a series produced in collaboration with Дрофа (Drofa). [2] [3]



  1. Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Catalog entry for Im Herzen des Chaos
  2. Science Fiction Lab Book description for Сердца хаоса
  3. National Library of Russia description for Сердца хаоса