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The Triumphant (Bolo #6)

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Two new powerhouses of science fiction, David Weber and Linda Evans, continue the amplified history of the Bolo, the nearly indestructible tank/artificial intelligence that changed the shape of the galaxy.


The Farmer's Wife
Little Red Hen
Little Dog Gone
Miles to Go
A Brief Technical History of the Bolo
A Brief Design History of the Bolo
General Armament Notes
Mass Market Paperback, 389 pages
Published September 1st 1995 by Baen
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Bolos are huge self-aware robotic battle tanks/mobile fortresses. Throughout a very long history of wars and conflicts, they have served humanity selflessly.

After Laumer’s death, Baen thought to resurrect the Bolos with a series of anthologies featureing a variety of authors. There is some excellent, some good, and some less good, but the overall quality is surprisingly high. It is military SciFi in a very pure form, and many will probably be put off by this. I have read the first four books:

This is the third Bolo story collection based on Keith Laumer's original creation. It's pretty similar to all of the other Bolo story collections in that it generally uses the Bolos themselves as examples of "human" behavior and to explore what it means to be human. One of the interesting things that I noticed with this novel is that David Weber is really getting his feet wet as a writer of military science fiction. There's a lot of seeds of style and substance that I think that I've seen in his ...more
Four outstanding stories about the AI-enhanced supertanks from Linda Evans (3) and David Weber (1).
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David Mark Weber is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952.

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
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