Old Soldiers (Bolo #15)
In the campaign on Chartres in Bolo! (2005), Trevor Manecka of the Dinochrome Brigade lost her Bolo, Benjy. She is now going into action again, teamed with a venerable veteran Bolo, Lazarus. Their mission is to plant Concordat colonies where the Melchonian empire is unlikely to find them. Unfortunately, the "Puppies" (i.e., the aliens of Melchonia) have both natural and military intelligence--and the persistence to follow the colonizing expedition across the light-years. The resul
Captain Maneka Trevor is still struggling with her demons after becoming the sole survivor (and hero) of a battle that saved an entire planet. But the human race is losing the war so a "Seed" of colonists is sent out to establish the human race far away from the Enemy. But the Enemy has found the convoy so they must be destroyed or the Enemy will destroy what is left of th ...more
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I felt the battles weren't as interesting as they could have been. The book also suffered a bit from a typical Weber problem: way too many named characters that, apart from their names, were hard to distinguish. And then got blow ...more
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