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The Fifth Frontier War


The Third Imperium has fought four Frontier Wars against the Zhodani Consulate and its allies. Worlds have changed hands, borders have been readjusted, but never has the Imperium been seriously threatened… until now. As Zhodani battle fleets emerge from jumpspace at Regina, Efate, and Jewell, something is different this time.

The Imperials are divided, arguing over who should be Sector Duke even as raiders tear through the Lunion and Glisten subsectors. Lanth is under ground attack. Extolay is burning. The Imperial response is fragmented and ineffective. Reinforcements are months away and the Sector Admiral is frittering away what forces he has.

Jump into a trench at the Fall of Lanth or join the intrigue at the ducal court at Mora. Run weapons to Ine Givar insurgents or chase Sword Worlds raiders across Lunion. Hold back the Zhodani tide at the First Battle of Regina or lead the breakthrough of the 40th Fleet as it lunges at Macene.

These are the great events that will shape the future, and it may be that the outcome rests on the actions of your Travellers.

The Fifth Frontier War is the first sourcebook in this massive campaign that can span years of play and will powerfully alter the future of the Charted Space universe.

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March 28, 2024 9:25 pm UTC
I reviewed the preview. The preview is filled with random bold text.

I can guess at some tinfoil-hat inane reasons the bold text was added to the preview, but would like to confirm that "feature" does not extend to purchased version.
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Tommy P March 29, 2024 2:35 pm UTC
I'm not seeing any random bolded text in the preview (with Chrome). Maybe it's something in your end perhaps.
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March 30, 2024 1:38 pm UTC
Same here, no issues. It can happen if you are using a pdf reader that's not Adobe and the document was built with Adobe software.
Customer avatar M March 28, 2024 6:29 am UTC
Is this meant for Mongoose Traveller 1e or 2e? or is there no real difference?
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March 28, 2024 9:49 am UTC
2e, it's in the same category as all the other 2e books and has the same Traveller logo (Mongoose Traveller 1e used the old logo from the original, with just the name underlined with an arrow, they changed it for 2e to incorporate that sweep over the word).

EDIT: That being said; the narrative elements should work with either, it's just the mechanics that'll be 2e-specific.
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Francesco C March 28, 2024 9:49 am UTC
2e, I imagine.
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Andrew S April 08, 2024 4:25 pm UTC
MJD’s work in the traveller universe is always worth a look, regardless of rules edition :>
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March 28, 2024 1:55 am UTC
FYI Mongoose: broken/missing art images on pages 19, 30, 124, 183. Otherwise very nicely done! Looking forward to reading it.
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Matthew S April 18, 2024 9:42 am UTC
Apologies for that, should now be fixed if you re-download!
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May 04, 2024 3:00 am UTC
Looks great! Thanks for updating!
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