March to the Stars (Empire of Man #3)
They finally made it across the planet...well mostly.This is a case of , "we're almost there". I read volumes 1, 2, and 3 of this series one after the other during a trying time when I was spending a lot of time in hospitals. They are good enough to occupy your mind and tell a mildly interesting story....more
With what took place in the last 50-100 pages, I'm kinda torn about how much I'm looking forward to the last book. (In a military book, even a sci-fi one, it's not much of a spoiler to say (view spoiler)[a lot of good people di...more
Science fiction icon David Weber (the Honor Harrington series) teams up with Airborne-soldier-turned-author John Ringo (_A Hymn Before Battle_) in their third novel about Prince Roger Ramius Sergei Chiang Alexander MacClintock, Heir Tertiary to the Throne of Man. March to the Stars continues the adventures of Roger and the Bronze Barbarians that started in March Upcountry and continued in March to the Sea as they battle their way across the remote planet of Marduk in their bid
I am not sure who screwed/poisoned the brew, but this would have made a wonderful trilogy had the writers remaining on the original plot-line: Roger gets to the port, has a tough fight until enough of the Port folk understand Roger is a better alternative to Saint forces, so they help him take the port. Then Roger could go 'home', have his talk with mother (which does NOT even need...more
All in all, if you like space opera, this is a fine representation, with several likeable characters.
Note: This series is also known as the Prince Roger Series or the March Upcountry series.
I loved it. A fun read.
Many of his stories have military, particularly naval, themes, and fit into the military science fiction genre. He frequently places female leading characters in what have been traditionally male roles.
One of his most popular and enduring characters is Honor Harrington whose alliterated name...more