The fate of Earth could rest on the abilities of Midshipman Henry Gallant. Unfortunately, it is his abilities that are much in doubt.
In an era of genetic engineering, he is the only Natural left in the fleet. His shipmates have all expressed concern that he will not be up to the challenge.
Only bright and attractive junior officer Kelsey Mitchel has shown any sympathy for him. Now as his navigator on the last starfighter in Squadron 111, her life, as well as a good many others, depends on Henry Gallant.
Follow the career of a young officer in the 22nd Century genetically engineered space navy.
For Fans of Honor Harrington and Horatio Hornblower.
Disclamer: Have not read it yet myself :)