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Take the Shilling
by Raymund Eich




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"Military science fiction concentrating] on the psychology and politics of societies in conflict."-Analog, on the Confederated Worlds series

The Confederated Worlds implanted in his brain the skills to make him a soldier. He had to learn for himself how to survive interstellar war.

Tomas Neumann sought escape from his backwater planet and overbearing mother, and a mentor to replace his long-dead father. "Taking the shilling"-enlisting in the Confederated Worlds military-promised both.

But despite the soldier's skills implanted in his brain, combat still threatened to destroy him, in body and in spirit. Grieving for lost comrades, demoralized by a spiral of atrocities, could Tomas learn what he needed to survive, before facing his war's ultimate challenge?

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Overview

"Military science fiction concentrating] on the psychology and politics of societies in conflict."-Analog, on the Confederated Worlds series

The Confederated Worlds implanted in his brain the skills to make him a soldier. He had to learn for himself how to survive interstellar war.

Tomas Neumann sought escape from his backwater planet and overbearing mother, and a mentor to replace his long-dead father. "Taking the shilling"-enlisting in the Confederated Worlds military-promised both.

But despite the soldier's skills implanted in his brain, combat still threatened to destroy him, in body and in spirit. Grieving for lost comrades, demoralized by a spiral of atrocities, could Tomas learn what he needed to survive, before facing his war's ultimate challenge?


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780615979465
  • ISBN-10: 0615979467
  • Publisher: CV-2 Books
  • Publish Date: June 2014
  • Page Count: 256
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.58 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.84 pounds

Series: The Confederated Worlds #1

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