The Stoker and the Stars by John A. Sentry

Earth has been defeated by more powerful forces. Of those who fought, few returned. A man who did return seeks a job on a starship going to Alpha Centaurus.The position open is that of stoker, the lowest position there is. Nonetheless he will go on to become famous.
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