Voices of Hope
Earth and a number of interstellar colonies are kept connected by the space navy. It recruits youngsters and trains them with harsh discipline. On his first voyage away from Earth, all of an untrained, inexperienced midshipman's superior officers are killed, forcing him to take command for the months it takes to to reach their destination. Angst and trauma ensue.
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