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Tales from the Clarke

The Human Division, Episode 5
Narrated by: William Dufris
Series: The Human Division, Book 5
Length: 59 mins
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Captain Sophia Coloma of the Clarke has a simple task: Ferry around representatives from Earth in an aging spaceship that the Colonial Union hopes to sell to them. But nothing is as simple as it seems, and Coloma discovers the ship she’s showing off holds suprises of its own...and it’s not the only one with secrets.

"Tales from the Clarke" is a tale from John Scalzi's The Human Division, a series of self-contained but interrelated short stories set in the Old Man's War universe.

©2012 John Scalzi (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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  • Grant P.
  • 24-12-2019

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  • R. MCRACKAN
  • 20-12-2019

Good but not his best

The Human Division is another chapter in the saga of Old Man's War, which is a hit and miss series. This one is somewhere in the middle. Good humor, middling characters, overall engaging writing, and convoluted plot. I'm giving it a rock-bottom overall score due to the fact that this is not the version you should get. Pick up the final full book, not these expensive piece meal episodes.

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  • M. Lambert
  • 08-09-2018

Just okay

Interesting but shallow. The short form is not ideal. Good characters. Not nearly as good as Scalzi's longer works.

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  • Karlyn Keller
  • 09-09-2017

Read em in order

I enjoyed the series more as I went through each episode. At first I struggled because it seemed like random stories set in this universe. But as it continued and I realized it was interwoven story lines I enjoyed them more. The main characters were enjoyable. It's pretty traditional sci fi fare but still worth the read.

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  • danny lawrence
  • 13-02-2013

Cubs and Cards help out Harry Wilson

Good ol' Harry back to stir things up in a story that is typical John Scalzi. Love the humor and even has baseball thrown in for good measure. More intrigue and mystery to build upon previous episodes, but this is a nice little self contained story, well worth the 69 cents

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  • Dennis
  • 25-02-2013

Very good 5th story

These short stories are starting to come together to make a very good saga.
All have great narration. The narration of any book is very important to any story.

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  • Joshua
  • 12-02-2013

Another Engaging Episode

This was another fun little episode in Scalzi's ongoing series. Scalzi continues to craft the interesting characters and crew of the Clarke together piece by piece. This one picks up after episode 3, but doesn't follow directly, rather continues the story some weeks later. Wilson and the crew get a new ship, but not the kind they wanted, and the mission they are sent on is not all it seems to be at first.

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  • Hassan
  • 12-02-2013

The Crew is Back!!!

i liked this episode, there is a moment in it where you get a good laugh... and you see the results from the past episode and what the union is doing now for earth....

I hope the next episode will be more and more deep into the plot...

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  • David D. Schneider
  • 18-10-2016

I just love this short series! Do them in order! 😱

5 stars is great!
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Some of these are vignettes pulled from larger works. If you're a Scalzi fan you'll have heard them before. IT DOESN'T MATTER . . .
You'll love these . . but do them in order . . 😱

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  • joey2shoez
  • 08-05-2015

Wrong Voice

Throughout the series the narrator does the wrong voices once in a while. A man and a woman will be talking and suddenly the man has a woman's voice. It's a bit of a distraction, shoulda been an easy fix :/