Cassius Mass was the greatest star pilot of the Crius Archduchy. He fought fiercely for his cause, only to watch his nation fall to the Interstellar Commonwealth. It was only after that he realized the side he'd been fighting for was the wrong one. Now a semi-functional navigator on an interstellar freight hauler, he tries to hide who he was and escape his past. Unfortunately, some things refuse to stay buried and he ends up conscripted by the very people who destroyed his homeland.
LUCIFER'S STAR is the first novel of the Lucifer's Star series, a dark science fiction space opera set in a world of aliens, war, politics, and slavery.
"If you're into big intergalactic epics where your heroes are just as sharp with the banter as they are their guns (in the spirit of Han Solo) this is for you." - Kenny Soward, author of Galefire and GnomeSaga
"C.T. Phipps knocks it out of the universe with his sci-fi debut." - Tim Marquitz, author of Demon Squad, The Blood War Trilogy, and Excalibur
"LUCIFER'S STAR is a space-going romp through the star-speckled back streets (on several worlds), and I'm actually quite looking forward to more novels in this series, and this universe." - Shawn P. Durnin, author of Keep Your Crowbar Handy
"The plot is very complex, with many twists and turns, betrayals, double and even triple crosses. It seemed everyone in the book had at least one secret, and many of the characters had multiple secrets. As always, even when dealing with very dark subject matter, CT Phipps manages to inject some humor and snark into the proceedings, keeping this from turning into Grimdark Game of Thrones in space." - Steve Caldwell, author of The Bookwyrm Speaks
"This is a fascinating piece of fiction: a thoughtful, complex, character-driven sci-fi thriller told mostly through conversation, as the characters bounce from one space battle or confrontation to the next." - Jason Bovberg, author of The Blood Trilogy
"I'm spellbound. It is the best thing I've read from the author so far, even better than the Supervillany Saga. It has to be a movie." - Devan Sagliani, author of When Zombies Attack and Undead L.A.
"Great book. Non-stop action and intrigue from start to finish." - Bookwraiths