PAIN IS THE FEELING OF WEAKNESS LEAVING YOUR BODY. Military Sci-Fi is not my forte, but I like to delve into other genre's from time to time, beca..Show More »use I believe a good writer can successfully write about anything and you will enjoy it. I made it farther through this military Sci-fi then any other and believe fans of this type of story will love it. This has lots of futuristic gadgets, implants, creatures, and shoot-em-up scenes.
NUTS TO BUTTS, MAKE THE MAGGOT IN FRONT OF YOU SMILE. What I liked the most was boot camp. I thought the narrator did an excellent drill instructor. At one point he told me I was in Company 1099 and I better not forget that. I then found myself committing Company 1099 to my memory. In other books of this bent, written by some famous authors, there are long sections on taking guns apart and explaining each piece to the reader. This did not have that and I preferred it that way. I still did not get into the story and have not found the author that can draw me into Military Sci-Fi, although Douglas came closer then anybody else.
The narrator has taken some huge hits by some reviewers and was liked by others. It seems that if you are extremely knowledgeable in the subject, then he miss pronounces enough names to make him irritating. I, not knowing enough, really enjoyed his work.
MARINES ARE TROUBLE SHOOTERS, THEY SEE TROUBLE, THEY SHOOT IT.
I love this book and all the others. I have to place this book series in the top 5 for space operas. I especially like how he was able to tie things i..Show More »n with ancient times and make it rather believe and not to far fetched. Keep them coming please.