How could he save Earth, when Earth no longer cared? Distant archaic Earth has been occupied by aliens for several decades, while Earth's goverment in exile has resided in the advanced Centaurian system. Finally, this aging, tired group find they are about to receive help--financial aid and weaponry to recover their lost planet.
I really want to read "Michaelmas" and "Rogue Moon" by this author, but alas, so many books so little time. Those two titles seem to be much more original and interesting.
I this book is now in the public domain, that's why it wound up as an audiobook from one of the smaller talking book vendors.
It seems to be a pretty run-of-the-mill military sci-fi novel where an off world colony of humans try to take back Earth from human-like aliens w ...more
Well written... main characters nicely drawn.
Over too soon, and not the ending I'd have expected. But, that's what makes for a good story!
As for the story, it just didn't engage me. I found myself not caring at all.
Called "AJ" by friends, Budrys was born Algirdas Jonas Budrys in Königsberg in East Prussia. He was the son of the consul general of the Lithuanian government, (the pre-Wo ...more