|About the Book|
He was a young man who simply wanted adventure. Growing up watching science fiction on his grandfather’s long antiquated disks, Daniel saw the vastness of space as an opportunity to escape into something more, something fun. He was in High SchoolMoreHe was a young man who simply wanted adventure. Growing up watching science fiction on his grandfather’s long antiquated disks, Daniel saw the vastness of space as an opportunity to escape into something more, something fun. He was in High School when an enigmatic enemy attacked humanity, and, caught up in the desire for that adventure he always craved, with a sense that this enemy needed to be punished, he enlisted.As martial alliances were formed and militaries transformed to meet the new threat, Daniel was there. When the first Humans to reach into the galaxy attacked the colonies of those who threatened mankind, he was there. He fought an enemy that behaved like no human commander could comprehend, for whom casualties did not matter and life itself was as simple to throw away as a broken tool. What he found was a war being fought seemingly without an end, where men like him were thrown towards objectives that didn’t seem to matter, and every friend lost was a price far too great for the reward. He found himself cut off from the world he went into space to defend, more and more alone with each passing year.A soldier only, no longer a member of the civilization from which he came, he was as blind as everyone else to the truth of mankind’s greatest enemy. This is his diary, the Diary of the Last War. It is a diary of a soldier who was swept up in events far greater than himself, who learned too late who the real enemy was.Dirtside: a Diary of the Last War will be thoroughly enjoyed by any fan of military themed science fiction, and those interested in tales of futuristic warfare. Believable and raw, this novel will hold onto you until the end, where you will ask for more.