If you like space opera this one is fun. Douglas puts an interesting twist on the future as the US gets a substantial dose of its own real politik. Th..Show More »ere are a lot of classic plot lines and good characterization for this genre. Definitely worth it.
first off, to the narrator, it's CORPSMAN, pronounced core man, not corpse man, not like Obama in all his ignorance reading from his teleprompter did...Show More »..they have earned the correct pronouncement of their job title.
second....the tiresome references to global warming, over and over and over....holy crap. I am a retired Marine, love Navy Docs like nobody else in the world, so the author got a LOT of wiggle room to make me a happy listener, but I would not have purchased this if I knew it was going to kick a dead horse over, and over and over again.
oh, and it is L A V, each letter sounded out....not Lav, so if you want to make cute sayings like LAV It to the Marines, it won't work.