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Preview — Freedom's Challenge by Anne McCaffrey
Freedom's Challenge (Catteni #3)
Armed with the knowledge that the ...more
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The dropped survivors on Botany have come a long way from those first days when they had virtually nothing. They are living very well with many comforts of home and they are at the brink of ending the Eosi domination of several species and many planets and Kris Bjornson and Zainal are at the center of things. Making a good life on Botany isn’t enough for Zainal though. He intends to destroy the Eosi for enslaving his people for two thousand years and for enslaving o ...more
Kris's Catteni husband Zainal pushes through his program to rid the galaxy of Eosi domination, no matter what it might cost him. The Freedom series is especially notable for its strong sense of community.
However, I forgive it a lot because of the fairly exciting story-line (survivalism mixed with war is really good stuff). But mostly because of the consequent non-bigotry policy on Botany. I loved that they didn't w ...more
The plot moves FAST! The beginning moves a little slowly, to try to reorient users to what is going on and I found myself enjoying this part. It explained enough for me to understand and be invested in what was goin ...more
Freedom's Challenge(1998)is the continued story of the group of slaves, both human and alien, that were left on the planet "Botany" by the Catteni.
Emassi Zainal is doing more than learning English and teaching the Colonist to speak Catten. Together they're making plans to join forces ...more
Abandoned on the planet Botany by their Catteni masters, a group of humans and other enslaved races now seeks to reclaim their worlds for themselves. This third installment of a series that includes Freedom's Landing (LJ 4/15/95) and Freedom's Choice (LJ 5/15/97) chronicles the stages of the war for liberation, from the theft of Catteni ships to the liberation of cargoes of slave laborers to a bold strike at the heart of the oppressor. McCaffrey excels as a storyteller and
Kris and Zainal's relationship deepens and I see how well they work together as partner ...more
I failed to finish this third book, despite loving the first two in the serie ...more
Her parents were George Herbert McCaffrey, BA, MA PhD (Harvard), Colonel USA Army (retired), and Anne Dorothy McElroy McCaffrey, estate agent. She had two ...more