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The Legend of Corinair

(The Frontiers Saga (Part 1) #3)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  3,638 ratings  ·  74 reviews
Episode 3

A captain coming into his own…
A handful of refugees stranded on board…
A possible traitor in their midst…
A voyage into the territory of the very enemy that pursues them…

Sometimes legends become realities in unexpected ways.

It seems that fate has the crew of the Aurora firmly in its clutches.

“The Legend of Corinair” is a 72,000 word novel, and is the 3rd
Kindle Edition, 282 pages
Published March 20th 2012 by Ryk Brown
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Apr 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well color me a military sci-fi geek girl! I read the first book of Ryk Brown’s “Frontiers Saga” and found it mildly interesting. I was disappointed in the second book, but I liked that many woman characters were included, and I was intrigued enough by the setup for book three that I listened to “The Legend of Corinair” because the narrator of a lesfic book I was listening to was lulling me to sleep. Wow! No sleeping here!

Like book one, there's lots of space-based action battles, which I’m find
Jul 22, 2012 rated it it was ok
Oy vey, where to begin? Okay, so the saga continues and...well...look, I love the premise, and the first book was great, I mean, really really great! That said, yeesh, where to begin? Okay, the things that bug the hell out of me - absolutely NO military discipline on the Aurora. None, nada, zip! The crew is pretty much composed entirely of "fresh out of the academy" types who were hand picked for their assignments by the captain, can you honestly tell me that no one other than acting Commander T ...more
Per Gunnar
Apr 14, 2012 rated it really liked it
The author states at the end of the book that
“I see this project much like a television series. What you just read is the three-hour series premiere. New episodes will be published every few months, and as long as I continue to have an audience, I will continue to write them.”
I think he is quite to the point there. These books are short stories in a longer story arc. Just like a TV series generally is short episodes but can be really fun to watch these books are not the most in-depth ones around but t
D.M. Dutcher
Amazon recommended this to me, but it's the third book of a series. So this review reflects coming into it blind, without knowledge of the past two books.

To be honest, it's hard to give my usual capsule synopsis. Earth was devastated by a bio-digital plague, but has started to recover thanks to a Data Ark which has saved the memory of lost technology. Now they are testing a prototype ship that uses a jump drive which has far more range and precision than any other known. That ship th
Jan 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Just make the series a giant book. This book is not standalone; it starts right where the last one ends and if you didn't read the last one you'll be totally lost.
Jess Crosby
May 03, 2019 rated it liked it
This one kinda got away from what I liked about the earlier books, was good but not great.
Apr 13, 2016 rated it liked it
This is book three in the Frontier series. We left Aurora as it jumped away from a battle in the “Rings of Haven” and they jumped further into enemy territory. I am starting to get hooked on this space opera series. Brown continues to develop some interesting characters. Nathan is starting to develop into a mature leader instead of a cocky space ship pilot that he was in book one. Near the end of the book Aurora’s light when she makes her jump has triggered the planet, Corinair’s, interest in a ...more
Michael T Bradley
Jun 05, 2017 rated it it was ok
Basically more of the same ...
Sep 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2019
Now we're getting somewhere.

The Aurora is on the move again, jumping (literally) from system to system and battle to battle. It's still a fairly light read, with plenty of action and sci fi goodies to keep you occupied. It's actually starting to feel more like it's own flavor, rather than just cribbing hard core on Star Trek, particularly Voyager (and there's still nothing wrong with that).

One awesome thing that we finally get into a bit is just how weird it would be to be able to jump several
Christian Leonard Quale
Jul 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
It's getting there, it's getting there...

After the somewhat boring second book in this series, the third book shows a lot more promise. The relatively large number of characters, which have until now mostly been hastily introduced and spent their time playing up to whatever role they were cast in, are now starting to actually develop. This is giving me hope that this series will become more character-driven than these books have been so far, which will hopefully add a little more dep
Sep 17, 2017 rated it liked it
To start, if you haven't read book one of the series called "Aurora CV-01" or book two, The Rings of Haven, you need to read those in order before picking this one up or everything will have a hard time coming together.

I like science fiction with a futuristic military bent, especially if it involves future tech that I am able to wrap my head around conceptually and the author delivers on this front. The author continues his good job of continuing the storyline, but without having a s
Sean Bai
Feb 25, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: did-not-like
Not my cup of molo.

I read the first two books but couldn't finish this book. The pacing is a little slower than the first two.

This series is kind of bland. It's humans vs humans, and a thousand years after the bio-digital plague, humans still understand each other. In the first book the author hinted at the Jung but made no mention that they were human, except for one little brief time. Even when a main character saw a Jung, the author didn't even describe who or what the
Will Hudson
Jun 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
This series is really growing on me. I think I am really digging Nathan as Capt. He was put into a terrible predicament, but has been handling it with grace. There still needs to be some more character development. You almost have to look at it as a TV series instead of a novel, maybe that is why the author calls them episodes. LOL!
Louise Pass
Jun 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Space opera

Well written and plotted evolution of the complex story of the frontier saga, giving our characters time to grow into their roles, and to conquer the challenges the crew faces.
Kim Hoag
Jun 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: science-fiction
The story continues ... like potato chips. Still fun. Brown's imagination spins a good and spiraling story. The books, like chips, go by very fast. I really hadn't realized I've read three of the series already!
Bryce Carr
Sep 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Very good series with very well written characters. Very much enjoyed the whole series start to finish.
Elliott McCrory
May 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
Hakan Jackson
May 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The series is starting to hit its stride now. The characters are really developing and the plot is keeping me on my toes.
Aug 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
begining was a little slow but the rest is action packed and a great space battle novel.
Aug 10, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Too many meetings. Lots of talk about strategy. In the end, though, they do get to use the jump Drive.
Peter Sidell
May 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The excitement builds

While self contained the author continues to build the universe of the frontier saga. Character development gets richer as well building on previous stories.
Matt Ohr
Jul 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Great read!

This book in the series may appear to start slowly. Don't let your guard down . . . it ends at warp speed! Love it!
More of the same. Entertaining enough to continue the series.
Jostein Leira
Jan 22, 2018 rated it liked it
Easy read, and entertaining.
David Caldwell
I won a copy on Goodreads Firstreads.

This is the MP3 version of the third installment of the Frontiers Saga. It is about seven hours long.

This is the continuing voyage of the Aurora. As the crew of the Aurora start to become accustomed to their new surroundings, they start to make decisions about what they want their role to be in dealing with the new people they have met. They have to decide if they will take sides in the revolution that is going on or if they will just
Kevin Hartley
N.B. I received a free copy of this audio book through the First Reads program.

N.B. I have not read or listened to the first two books in the series, thus my review may be influenced by a lack of knowledge that would come from the first two entries in the series.

I did feel that I was missing quite a bit of information from the first two in the series, but I was still able to enjoy this. I saw someone had compared the series to Star Trek Voyager, which I can understand. I
Steven Brandt (Audiobook-Heaven)
Episode 3 of Ryk Brown’s epic Frontiers Saga picks up right where episode 2 left off. The crew of the Aurora, with the help of a few locals, has just fought off an attack on their ship. As episode 3 picks up, Captain Nathan Scott is ordering his crew to move the ship a safe distance away from the Haven system using the experimental prototype fold system, which is their only means of faster-than-light travel now, so that the situation can be evaluated.

Once the ship is moved, Nathan go
Matthew Godlewski
3.5 stars, but rounding down due to some issues I still have with writing and pacing. The writing over the first three volumes continues to get better, but there are still a few instances where you jump perspectives from character to character with for no apparent reason in the middle of a long sequence that is mainly from the perspective of another character. Also, pacing in this one was a bit off. It seemed like a whole chapter was devoted on how to maneuver a shuttle and the Aurora into a hid ...more
Mike J
Jun 21, 2012 rated it liked it
This is the third installment of the "Frontiers Saga," which started with "Aurora: CV-01." I skipped a review of the second book, since the series itself has stayed very consistent for the most part. I'll trust you to decide for yourself whether to invest the time after having read book one. But, since I'm calling it quits after this edition in the series, I thought it warranted at least a note.

Ryk Brown is consistent. Each episode is compelling and moves along at a good clip. Each b
Don Viecelli
Sep 27, 2012 rated it really liked it
From My Newsletter Number 37:
The first review is on The Legend Of Corinair, from The Frontiers Saga Episode 3 by Ryk Brown. The story starts out after the battle with the Ta’Akar warship near Haven. Captain Nathan Scott is showing his new friends, Tug and Jalea, the tactical advantages of the ship’s Jump Drive ability to “Jump” from one position in the galaxy to another instantly. After the battle, Nathan needs to find a safe place to make repairs on his ship. He also needs to explain to h
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Born in 1960 and raised on an overdose of television, NASA, and science fiction, Ryk Brown has worked as a cook, rock guitarist, stage lighting technician, and paramedic. He currently resides in Northern California with his wife, daughter, and cat. By day he fixes computers, and by night he creates stories.
Having spent his entire life "thinking stuff up", the advent of digital publishing has

Other books in the series

The Frontiers Saga (Part 1) (1 - 10 of 15 books)
  • Aurora: CV-01 (The Frontiers Saga #1)
  • The Rings of Haven (The Frontiers Saga #2)
  • Freedom's Dawn (The Frontiers Saga #4)
  • Rise of the Corinari (The Frontiers Saga, #5)
  • Head of the Dragon (The Frontiers Saga, #6)
  • The Expanse (The Frontiers Saga #7)
  • Celestia CV-02 (The Frontiers Saga #8)
  • Resistance (The Frontiers Saga, #9)
  • Liberation (The Frontiers Saga, #10)
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