Following the actions of Jack Filmore, a man put on a mission not by fate or will but by duty.
The Siege of Kalcata
Gunnery Chief Jack Fulmore arrives on Kalcata on leave, joined by his lover Elena, an Engineer for the ISV Maiden, and his best friend Service Chief Terry Archer, the unexpected happens.
Kalcata is attacked.
By whom? No one knows yet but Jack has to hold the line, fight to keep the civilians away, why? Because he is a marine in the Alliance, because that was what a soldier did.
How long can the city hold against its attackers? Will Jack get out of this unscarred?