Illusions of Victory

Illusions of Victory.jpg
Illusions of Victory
Product information
Type Novel
Author Loren L. Coleman
Pages 274
Cover Artwork Peter Peebles
Publication information
Publisher Roc Books
First published 01 May 2000
ISBN-10 0451457919
ISBN-13 978-0451457912
Era Civil War era
Timeline 3062

Illusions of Victory, by Loren L. Coleman, is a story of the Federated Commonwealth Civil War from the venue of the Game World.

The novel was made available on BattleCorps on 08 August 2009 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]

Solaris VII is known as the Game World—where entertainment is king, money is power, and MechWarriors from every corner of the Inner Sphere come to make war against one another in the ultimate sporting event.

Michael Searcy arrived on Solaris VII as a dishonored MechWarrior, and worked his way up in the ranking to become a valued commodity in the games. He knows all the moves, plays all the angles, and can put on a show as well as he fights. But now, the ancient grudges pitting warriors against each other have spilled out of the arena—and are moving through the streets in an all-out war. And Michael is caught in a championship match where the winner is the last man left alive...


Madcat.gif This section is a stub. You can help BattleTechWiki by expanding it.

Featured characters[edit]

Featured places[edit]

Featured BattleTech[edit]


Foreign-Language Editions[edit]


A German edition, translated by Reinhold H. Mai, was published by Heyne in 2001 as Trügerische Siege (ISBN 9783453171008).[1]


A Hungarian edition was published by Beholder in 2007 as A győzelem illúziója.[2]



  1. Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Catalog entry for Trügerische Siege
  2. Beholder product page for A győzelem illúziója