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The War With Earth (New Kashubia #2)
New Kashubia was a planet rich in heavy metals, but utterly lacking in carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen. Even dirt had to be imported at great expense. The colonists, moved there from Earth against their will, lived in tunnels drilled through solid gold but still were the poorest people in the universe. Since their only resource was people, they sent draftees out as mercenarie ...more
Paperback, 416 pages
Published January 1st 2005 by Baen
(first published 2003)
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The War With Earth is classic style SF. I grew up on the likes of the Stainless Steel Rat, with a super competent main character (and often a loving wife) outwitting the rest of society. This story is right off that block, with main character being a Soldier in charge of a super battle tank that is powered with by a sentient AI. Working with his wife and other members of his command staff his team thwart both the public (by protecting the secrets of the Kabushian Expeditionary Force) and the Ear ...more
Honestly, I don't really remember most of this book because I was so ticked that in the first chapter he turns around and ruins the first book for me, aarrrggh! Seems like there are also hints that this is now a historical record because humans are extinct.
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