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I think it was a three-book saga, in the first one there was an ongoing invasion of a race of creatures who kidnapped women for breeding, but there was a regent or magistrate who nobody knew, who dismissed the menace of these creatures and could kill anyone who opposed his opinion with a killswitch signal because I think everybody had a brain implant.

The hero was able to indentify this regent and after removing it he organized an army of "free men" (brain implant removed) to combat these creatures.

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Not a brain implant but a "torc", an explosive neck ring. It's Jack Vance's Durdane trilogy: The Anome (aka The Faceless Man), The Brave Free Men, and The Asutra.

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  • WOW, that was fast! I tried googling with several "key" words to no avail, thank you very much! – user15537 Jun 26 '13 at 22:45

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