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The Fires of Coventry (The Federation War #2)

3.58 of 5 stars 3.58  ·  rating details  ·  43 ratings  ·  1 review
The cities of Coventry are under attack. Federation troops have stormed the planet with devastating speed, burning civilians out of their homes and leaving them to starve. Now it is time for the armies of the Second Commonwealth to batle the flames--and return their own fire. But even the most technologically advanced army in the galaxy may not be enough against the most p ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published November 1st 1996 by Ace (first published 1996)
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Chris
The "plot" of the story involves the "Federation" attacking the "Coalition" for reasons left unexplained. Instead of killing people, or taking the lightly defended planet prisoner, the "Federation" troops set fire to everything, also for no apparent reason.
On the cover, there is mention of a secret weapon that involves fire and/or a sun, but I never did figure out what that referred to.
No stars since I actually got exasperated with this book trying to find the point.
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