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When a ship emerges near the growing expanse of the Kingsport, the captain tells a chilling story: Deepers are among humans, across the galactic arm, in the region where Dash began his march to greatness.

The enemy is not standing still. Bishops and Battle Princes attack across a massive front, leading fleets of Deeper craft that straddle the bridge between life and machine.

Fighting over a span of light years that boggles the mind, Dash and his crew are drawn farther out in the big black than any human has ever gone...or so they thought. A small beacon of humanity drifts, alone, frozen, and ancient, out where the light of days is older than the history of mankind.

Capturing the object, a secret is revealed, and the war, and Dash, will never be the same, for his mission just got a lot harder, and the enemy has changed their face yet again. 

With the Kingsport and Anchors under withering fire, Dash will lead his fleet into the teeth of an enemy force that has been lying in wait for a million years, and they will stop at nothing to turn humans into biomechanical servants who drift among the stars, dreaming of a peace that will never come.

Unless Dash can win. And he always wins.

©2021 Variant Publications (P)2021 Podium Audio

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Good one

Another good book in a good saga. Hope more are coming from Audible really soon!

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Keeps On Being Great

I am thoroughly pleased with this book! The same good cast of characters, the same continuation of a great story, a great plot - this entire series just works!!! I am going to be very sad when this series ends - I enjoy the books that much. The stories never stand still - they are always moving forward!! New adventures, not much rehashing of what has come before - and when there is a rehash it is needed. I can not recommend this series enough!!!

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One of the best of the series

This book, Dark Origins, was the best book of the series. Really enjoyed the different twists and turns and plots.

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I really dig this series....

The Messenger series is a fun story well worth the listen. Not too complicated but diverse enough to keep you engaged.