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Warrior: Riposte (The Warrior Trilogy #2)

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After being safely rescued in "Warrior: En Garde", the heir-apparent of the Lyran Commonwealth can now wed the prince of the Federated Suns, which would seal the most powerful alliance in the Inner Sphere and bring peace to a galaxy ravaged by hundreds of years of interstellar war. But the Warlords of the Inner Sphere are unwilling to accept peace.
Paperback, 299 pages
Published December 2nd 2005 by Fanpro (first published 1988)
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Eric Lawson
Mar 05, 2013 Eric Lawson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: science-fiction
Warrior:Riposte is the second in the Warrior Trilogy, continuing from Warrior: En Garde. The marriage between Hanse Davion and Melissa Steiner is being planned, but not all of the guests are going to be happy. This marriage is going to change the balance of power in the Inner Sphere and Marik, Liao and Kurita will have to respond.

I'm rereading these books and it's interesting knowing how things are going to end up. The decisions and actions that people are taking have different meanings knowing
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Juanfra Valero
Mar 18, 2014 Juanfra Valero rated it really liked it
Segunda parte de la trilogía Warrior. Sin entrar en spoilers, se cuentan muchas cosas de la política general de los estados sucesores, siendo sus principales protagonistas Hanse Davion, Max Liao y los Kell Hounds, aunque también aparecen Katrina Steiner y otros personajes importantes.
Aquí se cuenta la boda entre hanse Davion y Melissa Steiner, y las consecuencias que tiene después.
Hay de todo un poco, algunos combates, mucha intriga, aunque a veces hay demasiadas situaciones con algunos persona
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Damien Palmer
Mar 27, 2014 Damien Palmer rated it it was ok
Much improved from the first installment; not that that's saying much. The action was less formulaic, the characters more developed. Still suffers from forced and overwrought emotional dialogue. I'm pretty sure a good editor could reduce this trilogy to a single novel and vastly improve the quality in the process. However, for what it is, it was okay.
Brian Turner
Sep 15, 2013 Brian Turner rated it it was ok
This book deals with some fairly major parts of the Battletech timeline. It's written by Michael Stackpole. What could go wrong?
Well, the fact that Stackpole REALLY knows the history and the characters involved, for one thing.

This book is a mass of deep conversations, politicking, backstabbing and family feuds. What's lacking is any 'mech action, until a few small parts thrown in at the end.

Yes, it covers the Hanse Davion/Melissa Steiner marriage, and his promise to give her the Capellan Confede
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João Martins
Feb 10, 2014 João Martins rated it liked it
A bit long for what it is, and the writing is a bit subpar, but the plot is getting a little more complex and interesting.
Xan
Oct 06, 2015 Xan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Las piezas están en el tablero, los jugadores escogen su apertura y lanzan su ataque. La partida de ajedrez a los largo de cientos de años luz y docenas de planetas acaba de empezar. ¿Cual de los contendientes descubrirá primero las fintas que ocultan el verdadero ataque?
Lo sabrás en el tercer libro. Como enésima relectura disfruto descubriendo detalles de las subtramas que había pasado por alto en un primer momento.
En cualquier caso es hora de encender los mechs y comprobar las armas: ¡se ace
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Christian
Ich meine mich zu erinnern, dass "Coupé" noch am interessantesten war. Insgesamt fand ich die Warrior-Triologie aber irgendwie langatmig.
J.A.
Jun 07, 2008 J.A. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: battletech
Middle of the trilogy; if you expected a fall from the previous book you did not get it.
Benjamin
Feb 25, 2013 Benjamin rated it really liked it
If you are going to read Battletech books start with the Warrior books.
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