Reads like a train schedule. Endless meetings about what characters are going to do, or would happen if they don't do what they are going to do. I..Show More »'m no stranger to sci-fi and hard sci-fi but this is my first dabble in military sci-fi. Is it all like this? Am I missing something? First book I haven't been able to finish in over ten years.. So, if you like lots and lots of strategy, planning and exposition about what is going to happen in a meeting, and then dialogue that plays out what happens in said meeting as they planned it, then a brief battle followed by some what if's in the next meeting, all wrapped up in zero characterization and beige world-building, then this is the story for you! Me, if I require a soul-crushing litany of perfunctory chit-chat and boring strategy meetings, I'll just go to work, thanks.
great story couldn't stop listening, the plot was easy to follow but complex enough to keep the suspense. couldn't leave it alone the same day i finis..Show More »hed book 4 i downloaded and read The Retro War.