To Ride the Chimera
|To Ride the Chimera|
|First published||5 February 2008|
|Era||Dark Age era|
|Timeline||23 August 3137 – 3 July 3139|
|Series||MechWarrior: Dark Age Novels|
|Preceded by||The Last Charge|
|Followed by||A Bonfire of Worlds|
To Ride the Chimera, by Kevin Killiany, is the thirtieth novel in the MechWarrior: Dark Age series. It was first published in February 2008 by Roc Books and was later republished in September 2022 by Catalyst Game Labs as a BattleTech Legends title.
From the back cover
|“||A MechWarrior without peer, Thaddeus Marik has become the figurehead for a new community of worlds attempting to resurrect the Free Worlds League. After defeating a Lyran invasion on the planet of Savannah and negotiating a successful alliance with the Protectorate Coalition, Marik must now ally himself with Jessica Halas-Hughes Marik if the new league is to have a chance.
Having Marik and his forces at her side gives Jessica much-needed credibility and greater influence on Oriente. But old hatreds die hard, erupting in a war against enemies who will stop at nothing to destroy the founding of a new league...
- Captain-General Jessica Halas-Hughes Marik
- Thaddeus Marik
- Nikol Halas-Hughes Marik
- Captain-General Lester Cameron-Jones
- Frederick Marik
- Philip Hughes
- Ayza Aborisha
2022 cover. Art by Tan Ho Sim.