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The first lines of the New Generation Saga of the Robotech Novels returns to the beginning.  It had been a long road of heartbreak...then hatred...what would the road hold now? The long road of the Invid Mother, the Regis... "...her children scattered; her regent a prisoner of the blood lust, at war with nature and enslaved to vengeance. But dare we presume to read her thoughts even now, to walk a path not taken-one denied to us by gates and towers our senses cannot perceive and perhaps never will?" RN, Invid Invasion And after all the pain she and her children endured, a world has called out to her and it offers the key to the Invid salvation... "Still, it must have seemed like the answer to a prayer: A planet newly rich in the flower that was life itself, a profusion of such incredible nutrient wealth that her Sensor Nebulae had found it clear across the galaxy. A blue and white world as distant from her Optera as she was from the peaceful form her


While the Novels don't go into the full history of the 15th Squadron of the Alpha Tactical Armored Corp...we do know that it's a well balanced unit...of the halo and horns type!...Mostly due to its commanding officer... And the 15th had the reputation of being one of the best, if not the best. Under their daredevil leader, First Lieutenant Sean Phillips, they had become not only one of the most decorated but also one of the most courtmartial-prone outfits around-a real black-sheep squad. RN, Southern Cross Sean's introduction as the 15th's leader is he will spend the rest of the Southern Cross saga, as he puts it....a "deuce private" (RN, Metal Fire) . How he gets there just really shows that military discipline is painted on a completely different canvas in the Robotech Novels Universe; Two privates were killing time with a chess game. "D'you hear the latest skinny?" the smaller one asked casually. "Our CO's gonna



Thank you to everyone who has listened to the podcast. Spread the word! It was a great time with all the topics we covered! One of my favorite moments was getting the answer to a question I've had since 1989. I ALWAYS kept forgetting to ask Jim for the story behind one of my WTF? moments in the Novels.....Breetai's fate in The Sentinels. I guess a 30th Anniversary was the best time to put any of my doubts to rest! The full interview is at; We're starting things back up tomorrow with some more Masters/Southern Cross Saga for the weekend....and next Monday....our first look into the New Generation Saga....a la Robotech Novels style! Thank you again to all for supporting what we're doing....and let's keep going! - John LIKE US ON FACEBOOK! IMAGE: David Schleinkofer (Cover Art for The Sentinels Novel: Rubicon)


...ONE MORE TIME! Worth EVERY minute! Robotech: The McKinney Project Podcast "The End Of The Circle" Official run time: 1 hour 34 minutes 36 seconds.. Friday, May 5th, 2017! One more step...for one last show. But not the end of the good times! Feeling good. -John LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!