Into the Maelstrom

Into the Maelstrom

Book - 2015
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"The Cutter Stream colonies were at peace. If everyone behaved reasonably, that peace could last a thousand years. Allen Allenson had known war; it had made him peaceful and reasonable. He was far too experienced to believe the same of all his fellow colonists, let alone the government of the distant homeworld. War was coming, a war the colonies had to win if they were ever to be more than prison camps and a dumping ground for incompetent noblemen. Allenson knew that he wasn't really a general, but he understood his fellow colonists better than any homeworld general could. He would free the Cutter Stream or die trying"--
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen, [2015]
ISBN: 9781476780283
1476780285
Branch Call Number: DRAKE D
Characteristics: 430 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Lambshead, John - Author

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

It's the smiling bastards standing behind you that present an unknown threat.

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

When have human beings ever chosen the sensible and logical course simply because it is in their interests?

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

Politeness may or may not be its own reward but it costs nothing and did no harm in dealing with people who could exact petty revenge.

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

Just resting my eyes to concentrate on the dialogue.

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

Taxation without representation.

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

No one who has experienced war wants to go through it a second time,...

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

Not lied exactly, he was just economic with the truth.

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

The gods of probability delighted in shitting on mankind's collective head from a great height.

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mammothhawk229e
Mar 07, 2017

Brilliant retelling of the American Revolution in the future. World building bit better.

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SEBoiko
Mar 26, 2015

Never assume the enemy, I mean the opposition is stupid.

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