When asked to describe Asato Asato’s award-winning light novel, 86—Eighty-Six, the first words that come to mind are “gritty,” “passionate,” and “unforgettable.” Looking past the giant mechs, tear-jerking relationships, and intriguing historical parallels, it can’t be denied that this story brings something new to the light-novel universe. But don’t take our word for it! We invite you to read a free preview of our new military/sci-fi series, and see for yourself why it’s such a game-changer!
A War Without Casualties
The Republic of San Magnolia has long been under attack from the neighboring Giadian Empire’s army of unmanned drones known as the Legion. After years of painstaking research, the Republic finally developed autonomous drones of their own, turning the one-sided struggle into a war without casualties-or at least, that’s what the government claims. In truth, there is no such thing as a bloodless war. Beyond the fortified walls protecting the eighty-five Republic territories lies the “nonexistent” Eighty-Sixth Sector. The young men and women of this forsaken land are branded the Eighty-Six and, stripped of their humanity, pilot the “unmanned” weapons into battle…
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