Legend of Galactic Heroes Volume 9: Upheaval
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Legend of Galactic Heroes Volume 9: Upheaval (Japanese: 銀河英雄伝説9回天篇) is the ninth novel in Tanaka Yoshiki's Legend of Galactic Heroes series. It was first published in Japan by Tokyo Sogensha on 31 May 1987. (ISBN: 4-19-153445-9).
The irregulars of the Iserlohn Republic, still loyal to the ideals of their former leader Yang Wen-li, rally around Yang’s successor Julian as he strives to live up to his inherited responsibilities. Meanwhile, in the empire, Kaiser Reinhard survives an attempt on his life only to be confronted with the devastating sins of his past when he learns the true identity of his would-be assassin. Despite rumors of treason on the part of Neue Land governor-general Oskar von Reuentahl, the kaiser pays a personal visit to that territory, where an even greater shock lies in store.
- In the Distant Frontier (辺境にて)
- Roses at Summer's End (夏の終わりのバラ)
- Rumbling (鳴動)
- Burgeoning (発芽)
- The Urvashi Incident (ウルヴァシー事件)
- Rebellion Is a Hero's Privilege (叛逆は英雄の特権)
- Live by the Sword... (剣に生き……)
- Die by the Sword (剣に斃れ)
- Endless Requiem (終わりなき鎮魂曲)
1987 cover illustrated by Katō Naoyuki