The Last Colony (Old Man's War, #3)
Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.That is, until his and... show more
Retired from his fighting days, John Perry is now village ombudsman for a human colony on distant Huckleberry. With his wife, former Special Forces warrior Jane Sagan, he farms several acres, adjudicates local disputes, and enjoys watching his adopted daughter grow up.That is, until his and Jane's past reaches out to bring them back into the game--as leaders of a new human colony, to be peopled by settlers from all the major human worlds, for a deep political purpose that will put Perry and Sagan back in the thick of interstellar politics, betrayal, and war.At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
Publish date: April 17th 2007
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
For me 3 stars on the star grading system and a solid 8 for me. I feel much better about the series now that I've finished "The Last Colony', book 3 in the Old Man's War series by John Scalzi. I really enjoyed this book and the direction it takes the series. Finally, we get back to the major pro...
This volume displays much more sophisticated plotting than its predecessors and finally allows us to see the big picture of galactic politics. In doing so, Scalzi finally also reveals what he thinks about the super-aggressive militaristic Colonial Union. It's what I had been waiting for. The book ...
But where did the werewolf-thingies go?
Entertaining enough to keep me turning pages, but certainly not ground breaking. A little less focus on the Science Fiction and more on the political struggle between peoples/races in this entry in the series. I enjoyed it enough to keep going in the series and generally like the character develop...
This is the third book in the Old Man's War series. This book was far more interesting than the second book. The main character from the first book is once again the main character in this book (he wasn't in book 2 at all). Basically he and his wife (who was in book 1 and 2) are selected to be the...