PHOBOS by TY DRAGO
Lt. Mike Brogue is one of a kind: the only native Martian
to be a commissioned officer. He's the military's poster
boy for relieving political tensions between Mars Colony
and Earth---but he wants nothing to do with it. Brogue is
just a man trying to do his job as a tactical analyst and
prefers to leave the politics to civilians and government
After he manages to save a top Terran official from an
extremist plot, however, the only way to avoid the
spotlight is to get offplanet. So he pulls some strings and
gets shipped to one of the small moons of Mars to help
unravel a mystery.
Some people at the research station on Phobos---Mars's
smallest moon---have been killed, and it seems like the
culprit is a native life form. The first military team sent
in quickly discovered just how lethal the Phobos beast
Brogue, however, doesn't focus on the dust clouds and
barren rock that compose the beast's lair but rather turns
his attention to the high-tech research facility and its
He soon learns that there's no such thing as a safe haven
from political upheaval.
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