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There Will Be Dragons - John Ringo
There Will Be Dragons
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In the future there is no want, no war, no disease nor ill-timed death. The world is a paradise-and then, in a moment, it ends. The council that controls the Net falls out and goes to war. Everywhere people who have never known a moment of want or pain are left wondering how to survive. But... show more
In the future there is no want, no war, no disease nor ill-timed death. The world is a paradise-and then, in a moment, it ends. The council that controls the Net falls out and goes to war. Everywhere people who have never known a moment of want or pain are left wondering how to survive. But scattered across the face of the earth are communities which have returned to the natural life of soil and small farm. In the village of Raven's Mill, Edmund Talbot, master smith and unassuming historian, finds that all the problems of the world are falling in his lap. Refugees are flooding in, bandits are roaming the woods, and his former lover and his only daughter struggle through the Fallen landscape. Enemies, new and old, gather like jackals around a wounded lion. But what the jackals do not know is that while old he may be, this lion is far from death. And hidden in the past is a mystery that has waited until this time to be revealed. You cross Edmund Talbot at your peril, for a smith is not all he once was. . . .
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780743471640 (0743471644)
Publisher: Baen
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
Series: The Council Wars (#1)
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3.0 There Will Be Dragons
I have read Ringo's stuff in anthologies so i figured it'd be sc-fi dragons. umm there were no dragons well ok, 1. and we didn't even get to talk with her. so the title is a big fat lie and the cover is also a big fat lie this is not a fantasy book.it's a sci-fi book with medieval tendencies.I read ...
Here There Be Books (BL)
Here There Be Books (BL) rated it
4.0 There Will be Dragons
-- Originally reviewed at Here There Be Books on July 9, 2009. --This is one of those instances where a cover does not reflect what's going on inside the actual book. Going by this horrible thing, you'd think There Will Be Dragons is a high fantasy swords-and-sorcerers affair with some scantily clad...
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3.0 There Will Be Dragons (Council Wars #1)
in the 41st century mankind lives in a utopia. People do whatever they feel like while a computer program called 'mother' makes sure that nobody kills somebody else and that everyone gets all the energy they need. 'Mother' is overseen by a council of humans. It has split into 2 factions. One wants...
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