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Armageddon! (There Will Be War #8)

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From the bestselling author of Footfall, The Legacy of Heorot, and Lucifer's Hammer comes Pournelle's most apocalyptic work ever, a sweeping science fiction saga depicting the last days of humankind--in all its excitement and terror.
Paperback, 368 pages
Published May 1st 1989 by Tor Books (first published 1989)
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asteroids destroy the world
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Ok collection of short stories for the Military SF person
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This book really illustrates what science fiction is all about. (not dressing up as a Klingon and attending a convention, which incidentally, I have never done) Science fiction is genre of ideas. I enjoyed almost all the content of the book, except the poems. The second thing science fiction is about is great cover art. Which this book also has. I think my favorite story is the one about how dinosaurs became extinct because of nuclear weapons. Each story has an editors introduction which gives s ...more
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Shelves: science-fiction
I thought this was the last volumen, number 8 of the series, but I've heard there is another volume. I've never seen it. Not sure why the series fell off. It was still hitting on all cylinders I thought.
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Dr Jerry Eugene Pournelle was an American science fiction writer, engineer, essayist, and journalist, who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte, and from 1998 until his death maintained his own website and blog.

From the beginning, Pournelle's work centered around strong military themes. Several books describe the fictional mercenary infantry force known as Falkenberg's Legion. T
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