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Sudden Rescue

(Suddenverse #1)

4.10  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  3 reviews
An empire of genocidal artificial intelligences threatens to overwhelm humanity, held back only by the combined fleets of humanity's lone superpower, the Majesterium. The allied might of the dozens of human systems who owe fealty to the Star King have long stood as a unified bulwark against the Syntharchy...until now. The alliance threatens to unravel when a planned weddin ...more
Paperback, 163 pages
Published March 15th 2017 (first published March 14th 2017)
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Adam Lane
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was highly enjoyable, sweet, and genuinely fun. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked it up, but I’m glad I gave it a try.

The characters are genuine sweethearts, flawed but kind and loving. They stayed consistent throughout even as they grew, and they felt like real people. I found myself rooting them on as the story progressed.

The world-building is fantastic. This author doesn’t use any generic sci-fi settings: every planet or station they fly to is really weird and cool. I wish
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Mary Catelli
Jun 12, 2017 rated it liked it
Ah, the trials and adventures of E.Z. Sudden, master and sole crewmember of a tramp starship, Jade Rose. In a galaxy with a human civilization held together by nobles and royals, threatened by an AI civilization of genocidal intent -- he has problems of his own.

He barely escapes a pirate, has to do some tedious tugging to get the full price for his cargo (he had sacrificed part to save the rest), and manages, in a lucky stroke, to salvage some items from wreckage. Boxes that need specialized ski
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Ted
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sudden Rescue, released just under a year ago, starts with an archetype we're all very familiar with, the independent space hauler who's not afraid to shade the finer points of smuggling law. Captain E. Z. Sudden would be right at home with the likes of Han Solo and Malcolm Reynolds, dodging space pirates and overbearing AI empires until he is suddenly thrust into galactic politics with the recovery of some lost cargo containers, one of which contains a member of the local space nobility named K ...more
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