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The Terran Superior Council

Mass Levy Universal military service as an obligation of citizenship became widely accepted in the Terran Republic and the military in the period between the consular wars and the Naplian Invasion. The 2674 law on recruitment explained: “Every Terran citizen owes personal military service. A general officer in 2675 reflected most officers’ views of the effect of the citizen army when he noted that the Terran army and starfleet “could only be an army and starfleet of defense.” He added, “It can be neither an instrument of policy nor a  menace to its neighbors.” Such views sprang from the belief that an army and starfleet relying on citizen-soldiers could only be used to defend the legitimate interests of the republic, or only when it was essential to the defense of Republic starsystems. A system of territorial defense based on conscription was less dangerous to peace than one based on a professional military. The brutal and terrible experiences of 2665–2673 had revealed to the m

Takamo Universe Books in Production

  • Decaying Orbit -- by AR DeClerck
  • Resonance Factor -- by AR DeClerck
  • Strife's Cost -- by Steve Rzasa
  • The Last Run of the Ice Duchess -- by Shona Husk