Military Science Fiction

Military science fiction is a subgenre of science fiction in which the principal characters are members of a military service and an armed conflict is taking place, normally in space, or on a planet other than Earth. A detailed depiction of the conflict, the tactics used to wage it, and the role of a military service and the individual members of that service forms the basis for a work of military science fiction. The stories often take features of actual past or current Earth conflicts, with countries being replaced by entire planets or galaxies of similar characteristics, battleships replace ...more

New Releases Tagged "Military Science Fiction"

Chains of Command
Chains of Command
Terms of Enlistment
Angles of Attack
Lines of Departure
The End of All Things (Old Man's War, #6)
Rich Man's War (Poor Man's Fight, #2)
Counterstrike (Black Fleet Trilogy, #3)
Forging Zero (The Legend of ZERO, #1)
Poor Man's Fight (Poor Man's Fight, #1)
The Human Division (Old Man's War, #5)
De Oppresso Liber (On Silver Wings Book 6)
Battle Cruiser (Lost Colonies Trilogy, #1)
The Lost Command (Lost Starship, #2)
Celestia CV-02 (The Frontiers Saga #8)
Constitution (The Legacy Fleet Trilogy, #1)

Popular Military Science Fiction Books

Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
Dauntless (The Lost Fleet, #1)
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, #1)
Starship Troopers
Fearless (The Lost Fleet, #2)
The Honor of the Queen (Honor Harrington, #2)
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
Sister Sable (The Mad Queen #1)
The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War, #2)
Courageous (The Lost Fleet, #3)
Relentless (The Lost Fleet, #5)
Field of Dishonor (Honor Harrington, #4)
Ender's Game by Orson Scott CardOld Man's War by John ScalziDauntless by Jack CampbellDreadnaught by Jack CampbellLive Free or Die by John Ringo
Damn Sight, Good Space Opera
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Cold Days by Jim ButcherKing of Thorns by Mark  LawrenceA Perfect Blood by Kim HarrisonFair Game by Patricia BriggsTricked by Kevin Hearne
Science Fiction & Fantasy Titles for 2012!
652 books — 1,520 voters
My Fair Captain by J.L. LangleyDark Space by Lisa HenryThe Englor Affair by J.L. LangleyStrength of the Pack by Kendall McKennaAcquainted with the Night by Tymber Dalton
Best Gay Military Science Fiction
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Brandon Sanderson
If you can read the book and say, ‘Space Marines, YEEEAAAHHH!’ That’s Military Science Fiction.” (Brigham Young writing lecture, March 2012)
Brandon Sanderson

G.S. Jennsen
Any Earth Alliance military personnel who, whether through affirmative acts or by inaction, assist these seditionists are guilty of treason and will be held accountable. To all present military personnel: you have five minutes to respond accordingly.” She chuckled. “Bet more than one scuffle just broke out on board those ships.” “Any second thoughts?” Her head shook tersely. “We’re all traitors now.” “It’s not traitorous to want to be free.
G.S. Jennsen, Apogee

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