# Hardcover: 432 pages
# Publisher: William Morrow (May 1, 2007)
# Language: English
# ISBN-10: 006117310X
# ISBN-13: 978-0061173103
The Battle For Control Of Iran . . . Begins In Space
When a disgraced former Iranian military chief of staff engineers an
insurgency that threatens to destroy the theocratic regime in Iran, a
new era appears to be dawning in the Middle East. But one must be wary
of old enemies . . .
On the run from the Pasdaran, the theocrat's terror army, and unable to
count on support from his friends in the regular army, Iranian rebel
leader General Hesarak al-Kan Buzhazi desperately turns to his old
nemesis, U.S. Air Force Lieutenant-General Patrick McLanahan, for help.
Unwilling to commit American forces in an Iranian civil war, and with
time running out, the U.S. president authorizes McLanahan to utilize a
new, top-secret fleet of globe-crossing spaceplanes, the XR-A9 Black
Stallions, led by test pilot and astronaut Captain Hunter Noble. Within
hours, McLanahan's Air Battle Force turns the tide, possibly changing
the course of history in the Middle East for generations.