Torch Honor
Roger MacBride Allen
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Torch Honor (Allies & Aliens #1)

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Published September 15th 1986 by Baen Books (first published 1985)
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I thought this was really pretty good. Space opera but well written and technologically reasonable Space Opera. I don't know why I never sought out more by this author. It was a worthy read.
The was a moderately competent space opera. Slow start, and after about 60 pages some interesting battle scenes occur. This is military fiction for the vast majority of the pages. The writing was not high quality. But, I found the book interesting enough to read it all the way through and look for the sequel.

The readers who might like this are readers who can put up with average quality space opera and who accept the story being almost completely filled with war and battles. There are small unit...more
The Frahorus
L'attacco contro New Finland, un remoto avamposto della Lega dei Pianeti, è solo il primo atto della guerra fra i terrestri e i misteriosi Guardiani, umanoidi dalle origini sconosciute. Il compito di indagare sull'attacco a New Finland è affidato al tenente Terrance Larson e a sua moglie, il tenente Marie Cooper. I due scoprono che i Guardiani si sono alleati con una razza aliena che apparentemente fa il loro gioco, ma in realtà persegue tutt'altri obiettivi... Un'avventura moderna, scientificam...more
Jim Byers
Characters were poorly developed and the story felt very mechanical and predicable.
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