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The City and The Ship (Brainship #4,7)

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Two novels in one large volume, both set in the same universe as The Ship Who Sang: The City Who Fought: Simeon was bored with running the mining and processing station that made up his "body." Then the invaders came. If anyone was to survive, somehow he must transform his wargaming hobby into the real thing and become The City Who Fought. The Ship Avenged: Ten years later ...more
Hardcover, 640 pages
Published March 2nd 2004 by Baen (first published March 1st 2004)
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sandra thomas
Sep 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Long awaited

Great to hear what Joat had been up to Want to hear more about what happened to other characters though. Hope we get more books
I really enjoy these brainship books. I only read the first one in this omnibus, since I understand there's not much brainship in the second. Also, I had quite enough of the bad guys after book 1. They are just a bit overly evil. Or maybe not evil, but then overly ambitious and ruthless, and I don't see why the authors had to make them superblack. Overall, this wasn't my favorite brainship book, but there was still a brainship (well, braincity), and I just love the concept.
Philena Garey
Jul 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An exciting book full of action and emotion and even a little bit of religion.

Both books combine to tell the story of the brain ship Simeon, his brawn, and a young orphan, Joat, who is a mechanical and electronics genius. They battle a cruel and merciless race of aliens through both books. The relationships that develop are interesting and genuine. A very compelling book.
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The combined book of the City who fought with Simeon in it and the Ship Avenged was good. I enjoyed reading them back to back. I still liked Simeon better as the City who fought. I always wondered why there were no additional follow up stories. Simeon, even though he's just a brain physical, was hot to me. His tenacity and smarts did it for me.
Oct 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: borrowed, sci-fi
This book contains 2 volumes from the Brain Ship series. After having read the Crystal Singer series, I decided I wanted to read more about the Brain Ships. I wasn't disappointed. I borrowed the whole set from the library one after the other. I wished there were more.
Soozie Bea
Aug 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Great reading!
Oct 23, 2009 rated it it was amazing
're-'reread October 2009, -read September 2014
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The City and The Ship (Brainship, #4, #7)
McCaffrey, Anne
this book is a combining the stories of two novels
Good follow up to The City Who Fought. Nothing earth-shatteringly new.
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Anne McCaffrey was born on April 1st, 1926, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Her parents were George Herbert McCaffrey, BA, MA PhD (Harvard), Colonel USA Army (retired), and Anne Dorothy McElroy McCaffrey, estate agent. She had two brothers: Hugh McCaffrey (deceased 1988), Major US Army, and Kevin Richard McCaffrey, still living.

Anne was educated at Stuart Hall in Staunton Virginia, Montclair High Scho
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Other Books in the Series

Brainship (7 books)
  • The Ship Who Sang (Brainship, #1)
  • PartnerShip (Brainship, #2)
  • The Ship Who Searched (Brainship, #3)
  • The City Who Fought (Brainship, #4)
  • The Ship Who Won (Brainship, #5)
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