I don't want to go... Do I have to go?13-year-old Teodor knows his duty to the memory of his father and his kingdom, he must help those less fortunate than himself. He must also impress his uncle the Emperor if he is ever to become the Son of Empire. A frightening nightmare fills him with foreboding, but still he must go - into the Dome.13-year-old Guy Erma lives in the shadow of the Dome, he has no father and no mother and his future is uncertain, he must start earning a living soon. He knows not where he will live or even how he will eat, and his only dream is to be accepted in the military academy - at the heart of the Dome.Two boys as different as any two boys might be. One act of cruelty will throw their lives together, but who dare they trust?Guy Erma and the Son of Empire is a new three-part young adult thriller series, set a long time ago on a planet far far away. The Empire of Freyne is a newcomer to the United Races. As a developing race, the Freyne and their thirteen planets empire is of interest to the many other galactic races and aliens, not all of this interest is friendly. So the Dome Elite is a force of space marines whose defensive actions and adventures defend Freyne and its neighbours from hostile alien pirates and allow the inhabitants to sleep soundly at night. To be a part of the Dome Elite, you need to master the maths and technology associated with space warfare and also to be fierce fighter who can fight in confined spaces with short sharp blades.Reviews:qOne of the most powerhouse imaginations I've encountered in sci-fi...q Dean C. Moore, The Warlock's Friend.qGuy Erma and the Son of Empire by Sally Ann Melia is a fast-paced and exciting YA military sci-fi read. Don't miss this one!q - Brent LeVasseur, author and illustrator of the AolAcon The Martian Girl series.A good old-fashioned space opera and political thriller - if you loved both Frank Herbert's Dune and Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games - you will adore Guy Erma.IllustrationsThe book include 4 full colours illustrations when read on a color kindle or ebook reader. These images are displayed in black and white in the paperback and some older kindle viewers.aquot; - Brent LeVasseur, author and illustrator of the AolAcon The Martian Girl series.A good old-fashioned space opera and political thriller - if you loved both Frank Herberta#39;s Dune and Suzanne Collinsa#39; Hunger Games - you will adore Guy Erma ...