David Weber


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in Cleveland, Ohio, The United States
October 24, 1952

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David Mark Weber is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952.

Many of his stories have military, particularly naval, themes, and fit into the military science fiction genre. He frequently places female leading characters in what have been traditionally male roles.

One of his most popular and enduring characters is Honor Harrington whose alliterated name is an homage to C.S. Forester's character Horatio Hornblower and her last name from a fleet doctor in Patrick O'Brian's Master and Commander . Her story, together with the "Honorverse" she inhabits, has been developed through 16 novels and six shared-universe anthologies, as of spring 2013 (other works are in production). In 2008, he donated his
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On Basilisk Station (Honor ...

4.12 avg rating — 43,965 ratings — published 1992 — 44 editions
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The Honor of the Queen (Hon...

4.21 avg rating — 27,332 ratings — published 1993 — 31 editions
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The Short Victorious War (H...

4.15 avg rating — 22,416 ratings — published 1994 — 34 editions
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Field of Dishonor (Honor Ha...

4.19 avg rating — 20,178 ratings — published 1994 — 2 editions
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Flag in Exile (Honor Harrin...

4.20 avg rating — 18,375 ratings — published 1995 — 25 editions
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Honor Among Enemies (Honor ...

4.26 avg rating — 16,631 ratings — published 1996 — 23 editions
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In Enemy Hands (Honor Harri...

4.24 avg rating — 15,265 ratings — published 1997 — 25 editions
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Echoes of Honor (Honor Harr...

4.24 avg rating — 14,108 ratings — published 1998 — 23 editions
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Ashes of Victory (Honor Har...

4.18 avg rating — 13,466 ratings — published 2000 — 19 editions
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4.19 avg rating — 10,758 ratings — published 2001 — 18 editions
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On Basilisk Station The Honor of the Queen The Short Victorious War Field of Dishonor Flag in Exile Honor Among Enemies In Enemy Hands
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Off Armageddon Reef By Schism Rent Asunder By Heresies Distressed A Mighty Fortress How Firm a Foundation Midst Toil and Tribulation Like a Mighty Army
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4.13 avg rating — 56,038 ratings

March Upcountry March to the Sea March to the Stars We Few
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4.22 avg rating — 36,141 ratings

More Than Honor Worlds of Honor Changer of Worlds The Service of the Sword In Fire Forged Beginnings
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4.00 avg rating — 20,371 ratings

Oath of Swords The War God's Own Wind Rider's Oath War Maid's Choice The Sword of the South
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More series by David Weber…
“It was rumored she held grudges till they died of old age, then had them stuffed and mounted.”
David Weber, Field of Dishonor

“Oh, bother!,” said Pooh, as Piglet came back from the dead.”
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“Your Grace," she said, "I have only one question. Do you wish this man crippled, or dead?”
David Weber, Flag in Exile

Polls

Which series should become our first ever Beyond Reality Series?

The Miles Vorkosigan series by Lois McMaster Bujold
 
  14 votes 31.8%

A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin
 
  7 votes 15.9%

The Honorverse (Honor Harrington series) by David Weber
 
  5 votes 11.4%

The Morgaine Saga by C.J. Cherryh
 
  4 votes 9.1%

The Elric series by Michael Moorcock
 
  4 votes 9.1%

The Saga of Recluce by L.E. Modesitt Jr.
 
  3 votes 6.8%

The Malazan Books of the Fallen by Steven Erikson
 
  3 votes 6.8%

The Sun Sword series by Michelle Sagara West
 
  2 votes 4.5%

The Troy trilogy by David Gemmell
 
  1 vote 2.3%

The Deverry series by Katharine Kerr
 
  1 vote 2.3%

44 total votes
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