Buck Rogers.  Book III of  The Martian Wars. A fierce war of revolution and imperial conquest has thrown the inner planets of the solar system into chaos. Fighters, Battlers and Transports scream across space, cutting swathes of destruction from Mercury to the Asteroid Belt. RAM’s space fleet, intent on destroying the NEO freedom fighters – led by Buck Rogers – thunders Earthwards.  Meanwhile, Venusian warriors, race to Earth’s aid unaware of treachery from an unexpected part of the solar system.