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Republic in Flames!

In 3146, the Republic of the Sphere hangs by a tenuous thread. The last fragments of Devlin Stone’s dream to shepherd humankind toward a more prosperous future hide behind the impenetrable defenses of Fortress Republic. As the interstellar communications blackout rages, the ambitious Great Houses vie for military dominance, and the bloodthirsty Clans strive to find a weakness in the Fortress’s armor on their path to conquering Terra and claiming the coveted title of ilClan. When the Wall comes down, will the Inner Sphere plunge even further into the abyss of interstellar war, or will this herald the dawning of a new age?

Shattered Fortress chronicles the twilight of BattleTech’s Dark Age, as nations are thrown into turmoil and predators circle the broken remnants of the Republic of the Sphere. This volume provides a year-by-year look at pivotal turning points in Inner Sphere, offers a peek behind the curtain of Fortress Republic, and reveals the fateful decisions that will ultimately decide the future of the Inner Sphere.

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James R November 28, 2019 12:02 am UTC
Quick question; If this is one of two books detailing the end of the Dark Ages, which one is the second book?
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Ricardo M August 07, 2018 1:20 pm UTC
The interior looks like cheap black and white photocopies...
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David O August 09, 2018 3:58 pm UTC
Is the content itself worthwhile?
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Greg L August 10, 2018 1:18 am UTC
They are staying with writing style for FASA Era long with drawings Ricardo M. Content my be more worthwhile then the images.
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Marc A August 25, 2018 11:15 am UTC
The interior is in exactly the same style as all other BT sourcebooks in at least the last 10 years -- good and readable black n white layout, updated map, sidebars, etc. Not a stylish artbook...but not cheap photocopies either.

The content satisfies. The timeline is advanced through 3146-3150, ending on a cliffhanger at the beginning of 3151. There are some interesting teasers, mostly in sidebars. No new TRO or other rules content, but there is an in-universe speculative article on the HPG blackout and the Fortress Wall technology.
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David O November 22, 2018 4:40 pm UTC
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