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On Basilisk Station - David Weber
On Basilisk Station
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Set up for ruin by a superior who hates her, Honor Harrington has been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace. Her demoralized crew blame her for their ship's humiliating posting; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; parliament isn't even sure it wants to... show more
Set up for ruin by a superior who hates her, Honor Harrington has been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace. Her demoralized crew blame her for their ship's humiliating posting; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; parliament isn't even sure it wants to keep the place; the star-conquering 'Republic' of Haven is making threatening noises; and Honor has only a single, over-age light cruiser with an armament that doesn't work to police the entire star system. But the people who are out to get her have made one mistake. They've made her angry ...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780671577728 (0671577727)
Publisher: Baen Books
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
Series: Honor Harrington (#1)
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3.0 On Basilisk Station / David Weber
Honor Harrington in trouble: Having made him look the fool, she's been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her. Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship's humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station. The aborigines of the system's only...
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady
SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
3.0 On Basilisk Station
On Basilisk Station is the first Honor Harrington novel (which is a very long-running series at this point, I believe), and is an example of that species of science fiction generally known as "space opera." It's also clearly modeled on the Horatio Hornblower stories (the author's note thanks C.S. ...
traciloudin
traciloudin rated it
0.0 On Basilisk Station
For some reason my writer brain intruded constantly throughout my reading of this book. Certainly my reader brain kept me reading, wondering what would happen next, but my writer brain would not shut up. I think part of that is because this is the first military scifi book I've read (ever? surely no...
Maverynthia: Library of the Labyrinth of Blue
Maverynthia: Library of the Labyrinth of Blue rated it
0.5 Space Misogyny
This book isn’t good. I was told it was “Space Opera” but this is more like “Military Space Adventure”. Think Star Trek but with more guns death and jargon.Did I mention the jargon. If you aren’t into the military, or care about how big people’s guns are then this book will loose you quick with it’s...
Maverynthia: Library of the Labyrinth of Blue
Maverynthia: Library of the Labyrinth of Blue rated it
1.0 On Basilisk Station
This book isn’t good. I was told it was “Space Opera” but this is more like “Military Space Adventure”. Think Star Trek but with more guns death and jargon.Did I mention the jargon. If you aren’t into the military, or care about how big people’s guns are then this book will loose you quick with it’s...
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