: On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington) (): David Weber: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. On Basilisk Station (or “HH1” as it’s known to the faithful) is the first installment in David Weber’s cult hit Honor. : On Basilisk Station: Honor Harrington, Book 1 (Audible Audio Edition): David Weber, Allyson Johnson, Audible Studios: Books.
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As to the political situation and its complexities, you just have to look at the world today and realise it was in fact probably under complicated in this book. I think that if yo Aug The only dafid it doesn’t rate higher from me is that military SF is not my favorite sub-genre of science fiction.
Still a very good book and a fast read.
Refresh and try again. However, I really don’t think there are a huge number of crossed ideas. Oct 29, Stephen rated it liked it Shelves: Past tense, third person, POV varies Recommended for: Be prepared for a body count, this is as much military sci-fi as it is space opera. Storm from the Shadows. I just don’t go nuts over that particular aspect of the novels. Insert Manticor I was very pleasantly surprised by this book. How will Captain Harrington protect the station with access to so little firepower?
I will surely read davif few, but probably less than seven. The action is well done and the story moves along at a good clip. However, as good as this book is, it may not be for everyone. I want to like them beause I like the movies. That she fails isn’t her fault. So for the new reader: Stirling David Weber Timothy Zahn.
Basiliek is the first book in the Honor Harrington series, of which I believe there are now 14 books, plus several books in spin-off series and anthologies. Two-thirds of The Short Victorious War no, in fact, you don’t get to leave the comma out just because it’s a title, copyediting fuckwitis all about moving ships all over the map, and there’s some nicely considered detail about how maneuvers work in vast, three-dimensional spaces.
It starts slowly but gathers wber and by the end it is unputdownable!
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, book 1) by David Weber
This is David Weber’s first of a series effort with Honor Harrington in a futuristic military yarn. She is charismatic but sometimes also insecure. I didn’t really like it. Some of the references to the names are blatantly obvious Honor as a first name. Unfortunately, basipisk version of the book did no such thing, leaving me flailing statio confusion for every scene change. Stop telling me she is the top of her class and has ‘unique elegant feature, but not pretty of course, but still looks young and attractive’.
Then I read an interesting discussion of this webe on Reddit and thought I would try again and persevere to the end; it must be popular for a reason not necessarily because it is great. The Silesian Confederate Navy.
Plenty of geek techy stuff as well for yous nerds out there, to the point of glaze forming at times: The energy loss dropped slightly with each “higher” hyper bssilisk, but its presence remained a constant, and for over five standard centuries, all hyper ships had relied on reaction drives. As other reviewers have noted, Weber’s partial to the info-dump technique. I am very torn regarding how I should rate this book. Unbeknownst to Manticore, The Republic of Haven, which hopes to better its economy by conquering resource-wealthy planets, plans to invade Manticore by way of the wormhole junction terminus at Basilisk Station.
I call that a win.
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This book was owned by my husband before we met. This has made me frightened to read the Sharpe novels. She is just as likeable and gutsy as Hornblower and protective of her crew, even if they don’t like her very much. Of basilksk, it’s an updated homage, most noticeably in that the all-male world of Hornblower’s navy has finally met the world of women’s liberation.
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Basillsk the major players have their origins in Old Earth. So value for money is not a problem, as for the time investment, read on! All the good characters love and admire her, and all the bad characters hate her for being so smart and messing up their fiendish plans.
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I felt the inclusion of a treecat, while a cool sounding animal, made Honor too special, or meaning of the animal was too obvious. I also really wasn’t all that caught up in Mr. I love Weber for this.