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Rogue Bolo (Bolo #2)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  247 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
The saga of the first completely automated bolos --- and perhaps the beginning of the end for the human race.
Mass Market Paperback, 245 pages
Published January 1st 1986 by Baen
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Jeremy
Oct 21, 2009 rated it it was ok
This book contains two stories. The second is the traditional bolo setp we're used to where a backwater world that was attacked long ago is under attack again and only their anceint "obsolete" bolo that has just been reactivated accidently can save the day. Its not a bad story, although the human characters are pretty uninteresting.
The first story is the one that I found particularly hard to read. It's about the first self-directing bolo (Mark XX I believe) that has just been built and is und
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Matthew Dambro
Jan 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wonderful series about the evolution of self aware AFVs. Beautifully written
David Perrin
May 12, 2012 rated it it was ok
It was OK. First half of book had lots of time and date shifting, so hard to follow. Second half much better. Always good to read a space shooter once in a while.
Charles
Aug 02, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: science-fiction
Laumer's Bolo books are a treasure.
Henry
Dec 28, 2011 rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Someone who didn't have anything to do.
Shelves: sci-fi
The first half of this book was very boring and it only slightly improved towards the end.
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John Keith Laumer (9 June 1925–23 January 1993) was an American science fiction author. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was an officer in the U.S. Air Force and a U.S. diplomat. His brother March Laumer was also a writer, known for his adult reinterpretations of the Land of Oz (also mentioned in Keith's The Other Side of Time).

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