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Endurance by Yoshiki Tanaka
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it was amazing
bookshelves: jp-books

This book out of the series is probably the most boring. There's lots of political maneuvering and one big battle right at the end that really doesn't amount to much. However this book really speaks volumes to what's going on today, right now. This book was written back in the 1980s and it's almost a prediction for what Dump is doing. There are protestors being beaten and shot and then blamed for "starting riots", there's the military trying to gain control of the government and then there's Trunicht.
So if you like Dump Truffle, you'll hate this book as it specifically calls out crap like that.
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Reading Progress

December 3, 2016 – Started Reading
December 3, 2016 – Shelved
December 3, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
December 3, 2016 – Shelved as: jp-books
December 9, 2016 –
page 13
4.91% "Julian Mintz <3"
December 10, 2016 –
page 35
13.21% "I kind of don't remember this part in the anime. Maybe I haven't gotten to it, or they just did a brief run through of Julian's battles"
December 18, 2016 –
page 38
14.34% "This book gets real talking about how the rich became rich off the back of the poor. And this was written back in ~1980"
December 21, 2016 –
page 56
21.13% "This is the part where Reuenthal goes on about how he hates ALL women because he remembers when he was JUST BORN that his mom tried to gouge out his eye. Even though some of the nursemaids saved his fucking life. This is pretty weak as an excuse."
December 22, 2016 –
page 57
21.51% "I think what's sort of good is that Mittermeier is like WTF towards Reuentahl, him being happily married. Though THAT relationship is a bit messed up. (He was the master of the house and she was from some other part of the family)\n\nIt's still the "This person of this gender did a thing and now ALL persons of that gender are evil" which makes no logical sense since it's men that are trying to get at him too"
December 23, 2016 –
page 72
27.17% "Trunicht = Trump. Funny how those names are similar."
January 5, 2017 –
page 118
44.53% "This book really reflects the times we live in today. I'm wondering how much ViZ embellished it however."
January 18, 2017 –
page 132
49.81% "This is definitely a book that Dump Truffle lovers would hate."
January 25, 2017 –
page 139
52.45% ""Human beings can live just fine without any State, but States can't exist if there are no human beings." -Yang Wenli

Basically Yang put people's lives over the needs of the government and now they are pissed at him. He destroyed some high grade military hardware to end the battle quickly and save lives."
January 25, 2017 –
page 147
55.47%
January 30, 2017 –
page 160
60.38% "So the anti-war faction went to protest. The police showed up to barricade the way so when they went down a side road, they were attacked by some Nationalists and then the police come in and arrest the protesters with the charge of "Staging a riot".

This book is true to life."
January 30, 2017 –
page 160
60.38% "Note the protestors included children as well. Bludgeoned to the ground."
January 30, 2017 –
page 160
60.38% "The news reported it as "An internal squabble between members of the Edwards Committee led to bloodshed."

This is the same thing they use against BLM and other groups. Cops start shit then say it was the protestors that started it."
January 31, 2017 – Finished Reading

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