Honorverse: Manticore Ascendant
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    A Call to Duty: Book I of Manticore Ascendant | David Weber, Timothy Zahn

    A Call to Duty: Book I of Manticore Ascendant

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    • By David Weber, Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated By Eric Michael Summerer
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    Growing up, Travis Uriah Long yearned for order and discipline in his life...he two things his neglectful mother couldn’t or wouldn’t provide. So when Travis enlisted in the Royal Manticoran Navy, he thought he’d finally found the structure he’d always wanted so desperately. But life in the RMN isn’t exactly what he expected. Boot camp is rough and frustrating; his first ship assignment lax and disorderly; and with the Star Kingdom of Manticore still recovering from a devastating plague, the Navy is possibly on the edge of budgetary extinction.

    Counterpoint to the "modern" navy.

    As a book it's place in the honorverse is as a contrast. Readers familiar with the previous series books will recognize attitudes and issues. But that..Show More »

    Reviewed on 31 May 2016 by Frans ()
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    A Call to Arms: Book II of Manticore Ascendant | David Weber, Timothy Zahn, Thomas Pope

    A Call to Arms: Book II of Manticore Ascendant

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By David Weber, Timothy Zahn, Thomas Pope
    • Narrated By Eric Michael Summerer
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    Lieutenant Travis Long of the Royal Manticoran Navy is the sort of person who likes an orderly universe. One where people follow the rules. Unfortunately he lives in the real universe. The good news is that Travis is one of those rare people who may like rules but has a talent for thinking outside them when everything starts coming apart. That talent has stood him - and the Star Kingdom - in good stead in the past, and it's one reason he's now a "mustang" - an ex-enlisted man who's been given a commission.

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