To Ride the Chimera

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To Ride the Chimera
Product information
Type Novel
Author Kevin Killiany
Pages 336
Publication information
Publisher Roc Books
First published 5 February 2008
ISBN-10 0451461940
ISBN-13 978-0451461940
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.

The novel concludes the story arc of the Lyran Commonwealth's invasion of the former Free Worlds League and Jessica Marik's efforts to resurrect the League under her leadership.

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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...


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