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  • The Empire's Corps

  • By: Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
  • Length: 15 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,020
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,863
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858

The Galactic Empire is dying and chaos and anarchy are breaking out everywhere. After a disastrous mission against terrorists on Earth itself, Captain Edward Stalker of the Terran Marine Corps makes the mistake of speaking truth to power, telling one of the most powerful men in the Empire a few home truths. As a result, Captain Stalker and his men are unceremoniously exiled to Avalon, a world right on the Rim of the Empire. It should have been an easy posting...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nuttall gets better and better

  • By David Strom on 12-25-14

Meh

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-16

The story seems to have a strong plot, but the details were boring.
The overall sense I get from the reading is dull, cloudy and grey- sprinkled with crass misogynistic comments from our Heroes, casual and rampant raping by the bad guys, and even an unpleasant gnashing local animal.
The professor, whose analysis of the decline of Empires is the most interesting aspect, but it is dribbled out like a footnote

5 of 6 people found this review helpful