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The Red: First Light - Linda Nagata
The Red: First Light
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There Needs To Be A War Going On Somewhere: Lieutenant James Shelley commands a high-tech squad of soldiers in a rural district within the African Sahel. They hunt insurgents each night on a harrowing patrol, guided by three simple goals: protect civilians, kill the enemy, and stay alive-because... show more
There Needs To Be A War Going On Somewhere: Lieutenant James Shelley commands a high-tech squad of soldiers in a rural district within the African Sahel. They hunt insurgents each night on a harrowing patrol, guided by three simple goals: protect civilians, kill the enemy, and stay alive-because in a for-profit war manufactured by the defense industry there can be no cause worth dying for. To keep his soldiers safe, Shelley uses every high-tech asset available to him-but his best weapon is a flawless sense of imminent danger . . . as if God is with him, whispering warnings in his ear.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781937197131 (1937197131)
Publisher: Mythic Island Press
Pages no: 354
Edition language: English
Category:
Science Fiction
Series: The Red (#1)
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4.0 First Light (The Red #1)
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3.5 The Red: First Light (The Red Trilogy #1) by Linda Nagata - My Thoughts
I enjoy a good military techno thriller from time to time and I have to admit that at first I felt like I had not made a good choice (It was a Christmas gift from my list) with The Red:First Light. The first maybe 75 pages felt like the novelization of an action/war first person shooter video game ...
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0.0 The Red
I generally don't care for military sf, but this was very good. Completely see why it was nominated for a Nebula a few years ago. Set in a near-future America (and where the American military gets itself to), The Red follows a young lieutenant whose operational instincts verge on the preternatural. ...
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