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Flashfire (Starfist #11)

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Packed with hard-core action written by battle-savvy combat veterans, the explosive Starfist series has become hugely popular across America. Now the saga of the courageous Marines continues in Flashfire, as the 34th Fleet Initial Strike Team (FIST) ventures to the edge of Human Space to fight a number of enemies . . . some on their own side.

Tensions erupt between the Conf
Mass Market Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 27th 2007 by Del Rey (first published January 1st 2006)
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Per Gunnar
This book was definitely the weakest in the Starfist series so far. Actually it was quite a disappointment as far as I am concerned. My main complaint is that there is really not enough of 34th FIST and a whole lot of political bullshitting instead. A god chunk of the book, especially the first half, is dedicated to talking, political maneuvering and manipulation and such like nonsense and, as a result, it is really boring as far as I am concerned. Even when the 34th FIST gets involved the readi ...more
Jul 11, 2014 Lance rated it did not like it
Good military formula writing, does not matter if it is in the future or past. Bored with it before the end. Wanting to know more about the characters. Possible problems with technology of the time. Kind of nice being in most cases, (if you are a Marine) to be able to be patched up and go back to battle with little chance of dying. Not so with the opposition, maybe.
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Mar 24, 2016 I.F. Adams rated it liked it
Space rednecks fight space marines in space civil war. Kind of a neat premise, weird sideplots that don't really work thrown in though.
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It is what it is an action packed book in the middle of a series.
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