David Weber


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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 ...

4.13 avg rating — 40,676 ratings — published 1992 — 44 editions
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The Honor of the Queen (Hon...

4.22 avg rating — 24,651 ratings — published 1993 — 31 editions
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The Short Victorious War (H...

4.17 avg rating — 19,998 ratings — published 1994 — 34 editions
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Field of Dishonor (Honor Ha...

4.21 avg rating — 17,745 ratings — published 1994 — 31 editions
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Honor Among Enemies (Honor ...

4.26 avg rating — 16,042 ratings — published 1996 — 23 editions
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Flag in Exile (Honor Harrin...

4.23 avg rating — 16,091 ratings — published 1995 — 25 editions
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In Enemy Hands (Honor Harri...

4.23 avg rating — 14,716 ratings — published 1997 — 24 editions
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Echoes of Honor (Honor Harr...

4.23 avg rating — 13,604 ratings — published 1998 — 23 editions
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Ashes of Victory (Honor Har...

4.17 avg rating — 12,947 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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War of Honor (Honor Harring...

4.12 avg rating — 11,742 ratings — published 2002 — 17 editions
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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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“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

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