Drakas! (Draka #5)
THINK ABOUT HISTORY. NOW MAKE IT WORSE...
The Domination of the Draka begins as a British possession in Africa, but soon becomes far more. Absorbing refugees after the American Revolution, and later the Civil War, the Draka become a people bred to rule with an iron fist. They permanently enslave the peoples of Africa, when they do not simply kill them.
But this does not slak...more
S. M. Stirling's Draka books are brilliant. I suspect he got p***ed off at the criticism that has been handed to him for writing a dystopian alternate history using the bad guys as MCs. I have heard he started to say that he finds the Draka 'boring' now, and I can understand that it would be difficult (but not impossible) to continue the stories as the Draka are so strong. That's not an excuse for this book...
All of which is me just winding up to say that this ...more
Most of the ones that take the Drakon path (Drakas in "our world") are pretty dull. The ones set during the earlier books are better. Unsurprisingly, the ones whose authors I knew were much better written.
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