Like a classic Western, "A Dry, Quiet War" is filled with the tension of inevitable confrontation. But the stakes are far higher than anyone on Ferro can imagine, for the War at the End of Time breeds peculiar veterans indeed, and the mysterious Henry Bone may be much more than he appears. This tale is both a military science-fiction masterpiece and a contemporary SF classic.
©1996 Dell Magazines; (P)2005 AudioText
This is my favorite science fiction short story of all time. The audiobook is well worth the money, but at times the narrator does a poor job conveying emotion without going a little over the top, which tends to distract from the story.
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