BOOK REVIEW: Beneath the Raptor’s Wing, by Michael A. Martin

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 566 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5 The Romulan Star Empire has declared open war against the Coalition of Planets. Built on shaky foundations, this young alliance of worlds has little hope of standingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Beneath the Raptor’s Wing, by Michael A. Martin”

BOOK REVIEW: Ballistic, by Marko Kloos

–spoilers for Aftershocks. Proceed at your peril- Publisher: 47North Series: The Palladium Wars (#2) Genre: Military SF Pages: 306 Publication Date: 26/05/2020 Verdict: 4/5 Aden is trying to put his life back together after the war, and has finally found a way to leave his past behind. But not everyone is so keen to let sleepingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ballistic, by Marko Kloos”

BOOK REVIEW: Uncompromising Honor, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for all books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#14) Genre: Military SF Pages: 1106 Publication Date: 02/10/2018 Verdict: 3/5   Honor Harrington has been at war for almost her entire life, and she’s finally had enough of it. As the SolarianContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Uncompromising Honor, by David Weber”

BOOK REVIEW: Shadow of Victory, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for all previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Saganami Island (#4) Genre: Military SF Pages: 1158 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 2/5   War rages across the Galaxy, and no world is spared. As the Solarian league and the Star Empire of ManticoreContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Shadow of Victory, by David Weber”

TV REVIEW: Babylon 5

Starring: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas, Peter Jurasik, Jerry Doyle, Bill Mumy, Bruce Boxleitner, Claudia Christian, Jeff Conaway,  Patricia Tallman, Andrea Thompson,  Jason Carter, Michael O’Hare, Julia Caitlin Brown, Tobert Rusler, Mary Kay Adams, Tracy Scoggins Episodes: 111 (+6 spin off-films and a 13-part spin-off series Crusade) Genre: Space Opera Broadcaster: PTEN/TNTContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Babylon 5”

BOOK REVIEW: Shadow of Freedom, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for all previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Saganami Island (#3) Genre: Military SF Pages: 597 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 3/5   As tensions between the Star Empire of Manticore and the Solarian League threaten to erupt into an all out shootingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Shadow of Freedom, by David Weber”

BOOK REVIEW: A Rising Thunder, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for all previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#13) Genre: Military SF/Space Opera Pages: 626 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 4/5 War is coming. Though they have made peace with their ancient foes in Haven, the Star Empire of Manticore nowContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Rising Thunder, by David Weber”

BOOK REVIEW: Mission of Honor, by David Weber

–Major spoilers abound for all previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews– Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#12) Genre: Military SF/Space Opera Pages: 832 Publication Date: 2010 Verdict: 4/5 Manticore and Haven have fought each other to a bloody stalemate. With both nations devestated by decades of war, theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mission of Honor, by David Weber”

BOOK REVIEW: Storm from the Shadows, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Saganami Island (#2) Genre: Military SF Pages: 1050 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 2/5 It’s been a turbulent few weeks for Michelle Henke. Captured by Haven, forced into a  diplomatic role and then promoted to ViceContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Storm from the Shadows, by David Weber”

BOOK REVIEW: At All Costs, by David Weber

-Major spoilers for all previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#11) Genre: Military SF/Space Opera Pages: 852 Publication Date: 2005 Verdict: 4/5 The war with the republic of Haven has resumed, and the tide has turned against Manticore. Fighting a losing battle againstContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: At All Costs, by David Weber”