Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Fans of Hollywood-style blood-and- guts sci-fi as Gust Front, Second Edition (Legacy of the Aldenata Book 2) by [ Ringo. Audible Sample . Now with all new content by John Ringo! The aliens had. Gust Front has ratings and reviews. Mr. Matt said: After an interlude of several years, the crisis is finally here, on Earth. The Polseen are i. Fans of Hollywood-style blood-and-guts sci-fi as exemplified in the film Independence Day will enjoy this sequel to A Hymn Before Battle (). Ringo’s army.
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I thoroughly enjoyed it. So some of the other galactics enlisted military forces to fight off planet book 1. Some are more card-board cutouts whereas others he definitely is striving to give them more depth to make them more real.
John Ringo is a prolific author who has written in a wide variety of genres. I enjoyed the conversation between Lt.
Ringo fails in his attempt to coherently relate action occuring at multiple fronts. Bean books, without doubt, have the dumbest, most “short bus” looking covers of any publishing company I have ever read. Sep 27, Vinh-Thang rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 22, Dan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 10, Dr.
It was pretty cool to read jihn the two American battleships guts their guns in anger after a period of no shots being fired at all. The final scene, with the newly promoted to LT Keren, and a comatose Elgan, is one of the most powerful endings to a book I have read in the johhn.
This maneuver goes against established military doctrine for fighting the Posleen and results in the almost complete destruction of the 9th Army Corps and the rout of the 10th Army Corps, both of which retreat north toward Washington, D. See if you have enough points for this item. Subplots involving the other alien races and secret societies are hinted at but not developed significantly here. I was put off by the cover for quite a while but eventually decided to give it a shot.
I reviewed first book and picked up the implied, innuendos and downright one liner mistruths. But when the Posleen forces arrive earlier than expected, improvised plans must be launched without delay. It might also have been more work than I really wanted to put into it. Despite the disjointed narrative, the combat scenes and the stories around recurring charaters are good when the writing sticks with them for a decent length of time.
The Posleen have, but they are considered “evil” and even call themselves “devils. In all I think I might have made a good decision not to ditch this series after the first book. Only registered users can write reviews.
Sep 14, Brad rated it liked it Shelves: Frontt is the second book in the Posleen War. Because the Posleen don’t read schedules. We chose to fight. In one section we jumped to two different countries in less than two pages and the characters mentioned were never heard from again. Featured Content We could feature a quote or other highlighted information here.
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Since the Posleen are on their way to Earth anyway, we have little choice but to accept the aliens help and agree to fight for them. Compared to books like, say, those by Marko Kloosthere just isn’t enough going on outside the battles.
I liked ringoo action and technical details. Gust Front John Ringo. Seems like typical fare, that’s only because Ringo took a time honored story formula, and mastered it. I’ll talk more about that on book 5’s review.
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This is my second time reading through this book, the first time was well over ten years ago, not long after it’s debut. As Kenallai watches his son die in front of him, he ringp experiences emotions that he had never felt before and realized these were the same exact emotions that the inhabitants of Earth experienced on a daily basis.
Feb 19, Glen Robinson rated it really liked it.
Army and rose to the rank of Specialist Four as a member of the 82nd Airborne Division. Thank God there was a moment to catch our breath, a johhn, however brief, of peace — Now, for the survivors of the Barwhon and Diess Expeditionary Forces, it was a chance to get some distance from the blood and misery of battle against the Posleen centaurs.
The Posleen forces take the bait and the southern portion of their invasion force is almost completely destroyed in battle in Richmond. I jotted down some points where I did notice it, is all.
Added by 4 of our members. Please select region, state or province. Clan of the Claw. He somehow realizes that the Posleen have been genetically altered to live the lives that they live, to exist as they do. Rita Longknife – Enemy Unknown. Mar 02, Jim rated it really liked it. The place and time headings at the beginning of chapters should be helpful but there are multiple changes to minor characters in positions that are unclear to each other.
Will we even survive