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- By: Joe Haldeman
- Narrated by: George Wilson
- Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
War in the 21st century is fought by "soldierboys". Remote-controlled mechanical monsters, they are run by human soldiers who hard-wire their brains together to form each unit. Julian is one of these dedicated soldiers, until he inadvertently kills a young boy. Now he struggles to understand how this has changed his mind.
Good, but not as good as The Forever War
- By Noah on 08-25-10
Both entertaining & exploring interesting subjects
While the story is entertaining, the novel brushes on a lot of interesting subjects: what would a society where everything was virtually free be, what would it feel to know what's going on another person's head, will next humanity step be engineered evolution...
All of these subjects spice the story. One of these novels that make you think about possible futures.
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