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"Earth seems free, but it’s not. That’s what we are fighting for, to wake people up."SPARK of Tyranny is an online serial novel, updated Saturdays. In the future, Humanity has spread to space. But Earth has been brought under the control of the Kilon Federation. Other human civilizations, including the Martian Confederacy, stand by, held back by fear or apathy, and tolerate the humiliation of Humanity's homeworld. Will Earth remain under the control of the alien Kilons? Will Mars rise to liberate it, or supplant it? Will Alex and his crew find their way in an unrelenting galaxy?
— Byron, "SPARK of Tyranny - Part 7: The Big Picture"
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