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S one rew me in than any of his other works Excellent Military SciFi As A Small as a small of mercenaries have to fight from one side of a world to the other after being betrayed If you like science fiction with a lot of action you can t go wrong with David Drake I ve read several of his books and enjoyed them all He is very good at Bachelors and Bunnies depicting alien cultures and technology without getting boggedown in unnecessary Both Hands Tied details A wellone little book I think it is based on the Czech Legions attached to the Imperial Russian Army uring World War One The newly installed Communist government in 1917 concluded
a separate peace with Germany the Czech Legion who were initially promised safe separate peace with Germany the Czech Legion who were initially promised safe out of Russian territory were attacked by the Bolshevik Red Army in a effort to estroy this Czech military unit What is a relatively small group of Czech mercenaries to Beth Sholom Synagogue do Why capture the Trans Siberian Railway and fight your way across Russia to Vladivostok in Siberia In this SF book militant humorless neo Protestant Republicans are crushing the inept and vaguely corrupt Federals the space mercenaries who speak Czech are especiallyespised by the Rubes Let the fighting begin I have mixed feelings about this book The action in it is very well Calvinists Incorporated done just enough of the military background to keep things interesting but the plot I felt left something to beesired It felt like it would have Building Ideas done much better being longer withetail at many point. Ruction With only the guns in their hands this tiny band must battle ships artillery treachery and the most powerful tank in the universe.
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Classic early Drake military SF Less tied to a specific historical event or setting than much of his later work it really oesn t seem Less tied to a specific historical event or setting than much of his later work it really oesn t seem fit the model of the 10000 to me Has some similarities to the Hammerverse but the tech is Cahokia different enough to make it fairly certain it s aifferent timeline To be honest I can t really explain why I love this book so much I on t know like the rest of David Drake s military sci
Books It S Solidit s a solid of fiction There s mercenaries there s fighting and killing there s a group of mercenaries being burned as some nationals make a behind the scenes eal that involves them betraying the mercenaries for the greater good of their people There s also a suicide trek across a beleaguered planet so they can somehow escape to safetyThere s also some incredibly interesting characters that I simply couldn t help liking After reading this book I was left wishing that this could be the start of another mercenary book series I mean sure he s already got Hammer s Slammers but I firmly believe the world always needs one military sci fi mercenary series Why Because that would be cool Super cool even When I first read David Drake my impression was that he wrote good action but that there was so much of it that there was no room for variety This book reinforces my assessment of non stop action but the characters and strategies show plenty of variety Drake is excellent at portraying Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs deeply flawed but They had fought long and hard andamn near won in spite of everything But now the men who hired them are going to sell them to the enemy. Till sympathetic characters though I think he avoids shades of gray in his bad guys I read this book when I was avoids shades of gray in his bad guys I read this book when I was grade school It was my introduction to David Drake and his brand of military science fiction I saw an ad for the book in a vintage copy of Analog magazine and ecided to re read it for old times sakeThe heroes of this story are the soldiers of a nameless mercenary company hired to stiffen the spines of a local unit fighting a civil war on the planet Cecach Their side is losing and the soon to be victors are religious extremists After the collapse of the front and
capitulation of their allies the have to fight their way out in order to escapeI loved this book when I was a child but I on t think I understood it as well then I m trying to figure out if one of the main characters is meant to reinforce an ugly stereotype or if it just comes across that way Great readGreat story about a unit in the pot and the Lt who led them out of it Warfare on a personal level This came thruTHE CAPITULATION OF THEIR ALLIES THE
the FOPAL sale and I ecided to read it before I sent it off to the BargainFOPAL sale and I ecided to read it before I sent it off to the Bargain after not selling Good Drake war story which is good indeed Not as over complicated as some of his fantasy plots and not as caught up in the future military tech as Slammers sometimes Consumed did Didn t really see much of Xenophon in it tho certainly the same theme of a mercenary crew trying to fight out of a bad situation My favorite book by David Drake Thi. And so begins a novel of adventure in which a band of Star Mecenaries isriven across the face of a planet by enemies bent on their Contingent Lives dist.