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Embers of War - Gareth L. Powell
Embers of War
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The warship Trouble Dog was build and bred for calculating violence, yet following a brutal war, she finds herself disgusted by conflict and her role in a possible war crime. Seeking to atone, she joins the House of Reclamation, an organisation dedicated to rescuing ships in distress.But,... show more
The warship Trouble Dog was build and bred for calculating violence, yet following a brutal war, she finds herself disgusted by conflict and her role in a possible war crime. Seeking to atone, she joins the House of Reclamation, an organisation dedicated to rescuing ships in distress.But, stripped of her weaponry and emptied of her officers, she struggles in the new role s
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ISBN: 9781785655180
Edition language: English
Series: Embers of War (#1)
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3.0 Embers of War by Gareth L. Powell
Three years ago, Conglomeration and Outward forces were at war. One of their most terrible battles was fought on and around the planet Pelapatarn. On the orders of her superiors, Captain Annelida Deal directed Conglomeration ships to lay waste to everything on the surface of Pelapatarn. The planet's...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
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2.0 Space Opera Made Simple: "Embers of War" by Gareth L. Powell
Space Opera Made Simple: " Embers of War" by Gareth L. PowellI can't believe all the people who want to see the SF establishment have a hack at Iain M. Bank's Culture novels. If ever there were novels that I hope Hollywood will never be let anywhere near it's those ones. The books are usually quite ...
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3.0 Embers of War - Gareth L Powell
After all the books I've read and reviewed, it feels as though reviewing this kind of book ought to be easier than it is, but what's the shorthand for 'I didn't love this book but I didn't hate it either, still I'm probably not going to pick up any more in the series'? So, Embers of War. A book th...
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4.0 Embers of War
I adore stories about sentient ships. I have a huge soft spot for stories about salvage crews. And anybody who can paint a setting as big and bold as the excesses of the Culture will have a little piece of my heart forever. Gareth L Powell has created a galaxy peopled with many races and cultures an...
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