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Deathstalker Legacy (Deathstalker #6)

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A century has passed since Owen Deathstalker sacrificed himself for humanity, and a Golden Age of peace began between the many species of the galaxy.
But Owen's descendant, Lewis Deathstalker, has his work cut out for him as the king's new Champion and protector-for the Golden Age of peace is about to be brought into ruin...
ebook, 480 pages
Published December 2nd 2003 by Roc (first published December 15th 2002)
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Becca
Dec 20, 2012 Becca rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book is the first book of the Deathstalker Saga that changes in the time period in which it is set. Deathstalker Legacy is set 150 years or so after Owen Deathstalker's time, and let me make it clear at the starting point - the setting, not the writing, is the main fault of the book which brought me to give it a four star rating rather than my usual five for the books in the Deathstalker Saga.

The book starts of well enough - the Empire has entered a Golden Age, one not without it's proble
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Kathryn
Oct 07, 2011 Kathryn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Deathstalker Legacy, by Simon R. Green, is part of a series of books. This particular one, though written fairly recently, obviously owes a lot to classic 1950s space opera, as the setting is a galactic empire (*cough*) in which a reluctant emperor takes over from his father, names his equally reluctant champion (the eponymous Lewis Deathstalker), and prepares to face a massive evil threatening the entire universe.

The book actually ends at a most exciting point, as the evil has just been reveale
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Heidi
Jun 10, 2013 Heidi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"So far, this is one of my favorites in the Deathstalker series. 200 years of a Golden Age have gone by, bought by what Owen and the other Maze heroes did. The true story of the rebellion was erased by the first new King and Queen, who chose to build their Golden Age on legends, rather than people. Douglas Campbell reluctantly becomes the most recent king and triggers the end of that age by choosing Lewis Deathstalker to be his Champion. A jealous paragon immediately begins to plot to bring the ...more
Steven Werber
Sep 18, 2016 Steven Werber rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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I couldn't finish it. I don't know if I'm burned out with the Deathstalker books, this takes place 200 years later with no obvious changes in technology, or the cheesy dialogue got to me but I disliked it....
Jonathan
I really liked the first Deathstalker series. He really pushed the ideas of technology and society run amok. On the other hand this book still has piles of papers and hot dogs that feel glaringly modern in a far future setting. You really couldn't have described a novel street food? Or at least given it a new name and then described a hot dog? The other issue is that this is all a prologue to a new series, in ways it was necessary, and it ways you just wanted the excrement to make physical conta ...more
[ A ]
Jan 09, 2010 [ A ] rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Another entertaining read by Mr. Green. Action, intrigue, aliens, though not much space travel this time around. Looks like this book was the build up to a "quest"-type story line, in order to save humanity from The Terror. Another group of people thrown together by circumstance in order to follow through with "destiny". Enjoyable story so far, and I'm looking forward to the next two of this Legacy trilogy.
Laura
Mar 09, 2012 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I'd give this book a 3 and a 1/2 if I could; I feel like Green is trying to create the same characters in a new era. It falls a bit flat for me.

However, I still like reading what's going to happen. Admittedly, I could not put the book down.
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Simon Richard Green is a British science fiction and fantasy-author. He holds a degree in Modern English and American Literature from the University of Leicester. His first publication was in 1979.

His Deathstalker series is partly a parody of the usual space-opera of the 1950s, told with sovereign disregard of the rules of probability, while being at the same time extremely bloodthirsty.

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