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Esmay Suiza wasn't a member of a great Navy family like the Serranos. She'd had to make her way on grit alone, which meant it wasn't likely she'd ever make admiral and "hoist her own flag". Well, that was fine with her: All Esmay wanted was a secure berth where she could be part of something greater than herself, and otherwise just live her life in peace. 

But what we want or think we want from life and what we get are seldom the same - and one day, Esmay found herself in the middle of a space battle, and the senior surviving officer in a mutiny against a traitorous captain. Suddenly she has no choice: She must take command and win - and thereby become both the youngest and lowest-ranking member of Fleet ever to win a major battle. While Esmay may not want to be a hero, it looks like she just can't help it, because Once a Hero....

Performed by: Christopher Graybill, Colleen Delany, David Coyne, Dylan Lynch, Elisabeth Demery, Eric Messner, James Konicek, James Lewis, Ken Jackson, Lily Beacon, Michael Glenn, Michael John Casey, Mort Shelby, Nanette Savard, Peter Stray, Richard Rohan, Sherri Simpson, Steven Carpenter, Sunny Lasskey, Terence Aselford, and MB Van Dorn 

©1995 Elizabeth Moon (P)2021 Graphic Audio LLC

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  • 14-05-22

great story

great story , if told by single narrator, pls cut them heroic fanfare and distrubting sond efekts