By Allan Cole
Set 3 thousand years sooner or later, the 8 Sten novels inform the story of a tricky, street-wise orphan who escapes his destiny as manufacturing facility planet "delinq" to turn into the powerful right-hand of the main strong guy within the Universe--the guy hailed by way of his billons of topics as "The everlasting Emperor."
Sten totally anticipated to die in a blaze of glory, taking his Emperor's maximum foe with him. as an alternative, he's a slave laborer in a POW camp deep within the middle of enemy territory. yet sitting out the motion had by no means been Sten's sort. And now that the warfare is development to a climax, the everlasting Emperor wishes him greater than ever. now not even the hardest criminal within the identified universe can maintain Sten from his project . . .