Star Soldiers

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Baen, Jul 30, 2002 - Fiction - 480 pages
21 Reviews
Only as interstellar mercenaries can humans go to the stars; the aliens who already dominate the galaxy allow no other recourse. But when Swordsman Third Class Kana Karr and his comrades-in-arms are betrayed and abandoned on a hostile world by their alien master, s the warriors from Earth begin a desperate but glorious march across a planet whose every sword is against them. Their actions may doom humanity's future -- or lead the way to an empire of their own!

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Review: Star Soldiers (Central Control #1 & 2)

User Review  - YouKneeK - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book and found it to be a relatively fast read. Star Soldiers is actually an omnibus of two books set in the same universe -- Star Guard and Star Rangers. The first book is set some ... Read full review

Review: Star Soldiers (Central Control #1 & 2)

User Review  - Pamela Deters - Goodreads

This is the science fiction I really like to read and why I'm such a fan of Andre Norton. Basically there are two questions all the authors try to answer:#1 How do we leave the planet? and #2 How do ... Read full review

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Born Alice Mary Norton on February 17, 1912 in Cleveland, Ohio, she legally changed her name to Andre Alice Norton in 1934. She attended the Flora Stone Mather College of Western Reserve University (now Case Western Reserve) for a year then took evening courses in journalism and writing that were offered by Cleveland College, the adult division of the same university. Norton was a librarian for the Cleveland Library System then a reader at Gnome Press. After that position, she became a full-time writer. She is most noted for writing fantasy, in particular the Witch World series. Her first book The Prince of Commands was published in 1934. Other titles include Ralestone Luck, Magic in Ithkar, Voorloper, Uncharted Stars, The Gifts of Asti and All Cats are Gray. She also wrote under the pen names Andre Norton, Andrew North and Allen Weston She was the first woman to receive the Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy and the Nebula Grand Master Award. She has also received a Phoenix Award for overall writing achievement, a Jules Verne Award, and a Science Fiction Book Club Book of the Year Award for her title The Elvenbane. In 1997 she was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame. She died on March 17, 2005.

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