Erik Wecks is the author of The Far Bank of the Rubicon.When interstellar war is forced upon the House of Athena, it expects Jonas to represent the family as a soldier. However, unexpectedly brutal combat compels the young prince to grow up fast, and a war thought well in hand slips from their grasp. With the Empire buckling under the Unity crusade, Jonas is called upon to bring hope when all seems dark, but Jonas isn’t much for playing the hero. He longs to make his own way, free of the weight placed upon him. When his secret romance becomes a liability, Jonas must decide how much he is willing to give up for the sake of saving the Empire. Full of epic battles, authentic characters, and great technology, The Far Bank of the Rubicon is high intensity, adult space opera. Volume one of the Pax Imperium Wars by Erik Wecks, it begins immediately following Wecks’ critically praised novel, Aetna Adrift.