The hottest military science-fiction series of all time continues. The mission: to boldly explore David Weber’s Honorverse; to deliver all the action, courage, derring-do, and pulse-pounding excitement of space naval adventure with tales set in a world touched by the greatness of one epic heroine: Honor Harrington.
This fifth volume in the popular Worlds of Honor series includes stories by best-seller Jane Lindskold and New York Times best seller and Star Wars novelization phenomenon Timothy Zahn. It’s rounded out with an all-new David-Weber-authored novella featuring a mob of space pirates who make the fatal mistake of taking on a young Manticorean Royal Navy commander who goes by the name Harrington.
©2011 Worlds of Weber, Jane Lindskold, Timothy Zahn (P)2012 Audible, Inc.
1*=I didn't like it..... 2*=It was OK...... 3*=It was good but I will never read it again.......... 4*=Maybe I will read it again in the future.............. 5*=I will definitely read it again(maybe more than once)
Please understand me right!
If you wish to read every story in HH universe then go ahead, but otherwise you can skip this book completely and don't feel any consequences.
"RUTHLESS" by Jane Lindskold
A sequel to her previous short story ("Promised Land" from The Service of the Sword), involving the Royal scion Michael Winton and Judith of Masada.Skip it, don't waste time.
"AN ACT OF WAR" by Timothy Zahn
A sequel to his previous short story ("With One Stone" from The Service of the Sword). It features "Charles", a slippery, conniving, elusive, less than totally honest dealer in black-market technology.Up to you to decide , but my rating is 2.5*
"LET'S DANCE" by David Weber
The longest story. It covers the Casimir raid prior to On Basilisk Station, and how then-Commander Honor Harrington broke up a slave depot on Casimir (an event mentioned in At All Costs).More or less good story, but completely marginal, without any nececary facts or information for HH Universe.My rating is 3.5*
"AN INTRODUCTION TO MODERN STARSHIP ARMOR DESIGN", by Mr. Hegel DiLutorio, CAPT, RMN, ret. HMSS Hephaestus, 1906 PD is an in depth design study regarding the history and design of laser heads and armor.
NEXT BOOK IS "Crown of Slaves"
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