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Baen Books, 1985 - Fiction - 346 pages
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Seduced by the lure of power, Jonny Moreau, a Cobra warrior endowed with surgically implanted weapons and special guerilla training, learns too well the uses -- and abuses-- of his special abilities.

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User Review  - JohnFair - LibraryThing

Although this is a military science fiction story, there is also a lot of political manoeuvring in the interactions between the colonists and the central committee of Terran controlled space. Unlike ... Read full review

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User Review  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

I enjoyed Cobra and the other books in the series, I thought it was a decent series about ex-military men who'd been used by the government, and what happens afterwards. Well done. Read full review


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Timothy Zahn was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 1, 1951. He received a B.S. degree in physics from Michigan State University in East Lansing in 1973 and a M.S. degree in physics from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1975. In 1975, Zahn began writing science fiction as a hobby. When his thesis advisor died in 1979, effectively wiping out three years of work, he decided to try making a living at writing. Since then, Zahn has published short stories, novelettes, novels, and short fiction collections. He is best known for writing the Star Wars the Thrawn Trilogy: Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising, and The Last Command. The novella, Cascade Point (1984) won a Hugo Award. He also writes numerous series including Cobra, Blackcollar, Dragonback, and Conquerors' Trilogy.

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