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Field of Dishonor, David Weber (Baen, 2002 {Brilliance Audio, Narrator: Allysson Johnson})

Field of Dishonor is David Weber’s fourth volume in his Honor Harrington series, and while it has no space battles in it, it builds the politics of Manticore and Honor’s personal life, which are obviously intertwined. Thus, while this is a must read to anyone who enjoys the series, it is most likely a do not bother if one is luke warm towards it. Continue reading

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The Problem with Military Science Fiction Part 2: or why archaeologists get so bent up about taxonomy…

The Problem with Military Science Fiction Part 2: or why archaeologists get so bent up about taxonomy…
Tom blabs on about more reasons that MilFic gets such a bad rep…
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On Basilisk Station, David Weber (Baen Books, 1993)

On Basilisk Station by David Weber, is the novel which introduced the world to Honor Harrington. It is not his best work, nor the best book in the series, but it does introduce one of the most iconic figures in MilFic and the world she lives in. For more, go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com Continue reading

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Off Armageddon Reef: Safehold Series Book 1, David Weber (Tor, 2007 {McMillan Audio, Narrator: Oliver Wyman})

Off Armageddon Reef by David Weber is in essence a Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court style story, that a good enough read if you enjoy Military Science Fiction, but is likely to prove un-engaging if you do not already care for the genre. For details, go to http://www.sophyanempire.wordpress.com Continue reading

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