Age of Lies. (Book 1 of the Markelium series)
The year is 2695, the United Planets have had peace for hundreds of years, avoiding major wars and disputes. The perfect stellar government has been made and every thing is working perfectly except for a few rogue pirate groups on the outskirts of the law. Or is it? James Markelium and his three friends wake up on a medical station where they recuperate from their injuries. Soon after they are sent off to a naval school for training for their next assignment, the UPSF Prince where he begins to question everything uncovering an Age of Lies.