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A Call to Arms (BattleTech Universe #65)

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MechWarrior-aspirant Raul Ortega finds himself called to battle when warring factions-who have seceded from the Republic-wage war on his home world to obtain one of the few working interstellar communication nets.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 4th 2003 by Roc (first published 2003)
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Grantcorp
May 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
This book was a very welcome change of pace after the stale spy story of the previous volume in the series. "A Call to Arms" is clearly displaying its connection with the Mechwarrior game as it keeps its focus where it belongs; on the battlefield.

After a massive blackout in the interstellar communications network, which leaves most planets blind and deaf, the backwater planet of Achernar suddenly finds itself in the crosshairs of three factions now vying for control over the still functioning co
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Richard Tran
May 16, 2011 rated it liked it
This novel was a bit interesting as it talked about one of the major power players in The Republic after the collapse. It introduces Tassa Kay who turns out to be a Kerensky Clan warrior and Raul Ortega a devoted Republic citizen
Chau
Jul 27, 2010 rated it liked it
It was a good intro into the BattleTech realm of novels. It does lack descriptively if you are not already familiar with Mechwarrior terminology thought and could use a bit more character development early on in the book.
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Loren L. Coleman (born 1968) is a science-fiction writer, born and grew up in Longview, Washington.

He is known for having written many books for series such as Star Trek, Battletech/Mechwarrior, Age of Conan, Crimson Skies, Magic: The Gathering and others. Former member of the United States Navy, he has also written game fiction and source material for such companies as FASA Corporation, TSR, Inc.
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