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A Stranger to Command - Sherwood Smith
A Stranger to Command
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This prequel to Crown Duel is about the early life of Vidanric Renselaeus, Marquis of Shevraeth, who as a courtly, well-mannered teen coached in the noble art of dueling, finds himself thrown into the infamous cavalry command academy in Marloven Hess. There, instead of reading theories about... show more
This prequel to Crown Duel is about the early life of Vidanric Renselaeus, Marquis of Shevraeth, who as a courtly, well-mannered teen coached in the noble art of dueling, finds himself thrown into the infamous cavalry command academy in Marloven Hess. There, instead of reading theories about statecraft, he is forced to learn about command from the inside--and what it means
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781611380729
ASIN: B003N3UZWY
Publisher: Smashwords Edition
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Crown & Court -2 revised
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BreakRaven
BreakRaven rated it
1.0 A Stranger to Command
Okay, so finally, here's my review for this one. I honestly had no idea what to say about it. I fluctuated between thinking, "Ehh, it's a harmless, somewhat boring four stars," and "It's not terrible, probably a three," and "I kind of don't like it, you know? Maybe a two," and "Ugh. Grow up already,...
wealhtheow
wealhtheow rated it
A teenaged aristocrat is sent to a famed but distant military academy. The culture shock is terrible, but he quickly learns all manner of martial skills that will aid him in his family's planned coup against their despotic king.
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
3.0
Despite the veneer of fantasy, this is essentially a school story with a culture-clash twist. The king of Remalna is in the habit of having fatal accidents happen to the heirs of prominent nobles, so young Vidanric's parents send him to a military academy in a far-off land. Vidanric comes from a mor...
Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it
Love Senrid and Liere. Cannot wait to read their stories. Love Vidanric's parents madly. They are so amazing. Is there a story somewhere that tells their tale? I like the promise that Elestra has Vidanric make and then she says that she and Alaric have to practice it as well.Vidanric is trying to co...
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