Only once has Jack Wilgress been caught without his weapon. As he waited for his wounds to heal, he swore there wouldn’t be a next time.
It’s 2374. Born to a cattle farmer from Benson, Arizona County, Jack lied about his age to join Earth’s space military. He quickly rose through the ranks until he reached Level Zero, the elite of the elite, where he underwent much harsher training than earthbound ground militaries ever dealt with. Over the course of two years, he received the height of special forces training for the wide-ranging and harsh conditions that space and her celestial bodies could inflict. Not only did he pass this training, he performed so well that he was selected by Colonel Xander himself. He was the pride of the Earth military.
It’s 2388. Jack Wilgress is the leader of a band of space pirates called the Knaves, and he’s holding a crew at gunpoint to steal their ship. Jack is now a Maverick: an outsider who lives in the lawless reaches of space, eking out an independent living by hook or by crook.
What changed? How did he get here?
Find out in ‘Firefight at Overwatch Command’ by Jim Perry in Warsong – The Battle of Phobos: Preludes.
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