» » Battletech 07: Mercenary's Star: The Saga of the Gray Death Legion

eBook Battletech 07: Mercenary's Star: The Saga of the Gray Death Legion epub

by William H. Keith

eBook Battletech 07: Mercenary's Star: The Saga of the Gray Death Legion epub
  • ISBN: 0451451945
  • Author: William H. Keith
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Subcategory: United States
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Ace (November 3, 1992)
  • ePUB size: 1592 kb
  • FB2 size 1968 kb
  • Formats mbr mobi mbr lrf


Battletech: Mercenary's Star is a great addition to the Gray Death Legion Saga and it certainly goes a long way towards . Mercenary's Star picks up where Thunder Rift left off, with the Legion accepting their first real contract.

Battletech: Mercenary's Star is a great addition to the Gray Death Legion Saga and it certainly goes a long way towards making me respect Grayson Carlyle more. It features a lot of good action and good tactics and on the whole is a great adventure. Hired to assist insurgents in the draconis Combine, Mercenary's Star is focused, enjoyable fiction. Carlyle and Lori Kalmar are sympathetic leads, protagonists you want to win. The plot develops quickly, and Keith's writing is descriptive, but not overdone.

Book 2. Mercenary's Star. The continuation of the bestselling series based. The continuation of the bestselling series base. ore. Shelve Mercenary's Star.

MechWarrior Grayson Carlyle is determined to bring the various rebel.

Xmarx Scale Terrain/Buildings. The Saga of the Gray Death Legion is a series of books about Grayson Carlyle and his famed mercenary unit, the Gray Death Legion. Most of the novels were written by William H. Keith, J. with additional writing by his brother J. Andrew Keith and Thomas S. Gressman.

Great deals on one book or all books in the series Battletech: Mercenary's Star.

Great deals on one book or all books in the series. Battletech: Decision at Thunder Rift. William H. Keith Jr. Out of stock. Battletech: Mercenary's Star. Battletech: The Price of Glory.

The first official BattleTech novel was William H. Keith's Decision at Thunder Rift (1986); the last from FASA was Loren L. Coleman's Endgame (2002) which resolved plot lines and . Book one of The Saga of the Gray Death Legion. Coleman's Endgame (2002) which resolved plot lines and character arcs from many previous works. Subsequent publications jump ahead chronologically to the 32nd-century MechWarrior: Dark Age setting, beginning with Michael A. Stackpole's Ghost War (2002) and ending with Kevin Killiany's To Ride the Chimera (2008). Grayson Death Carlyle is the young son of the commander of Carlyle's Commandos, a mercenary unit employed by the Lyran Commonwealth.

Manufacturer: Roc Release date: 3 November 1992 ISBN-10 : 0451451945 ISBN-13: 9780451451941.

4. Mercenary's Star (Battletech, No 7). Published by Roc (1992)

4. Published by Roc (1992). ISBN 10: 0451451945 ISBN 13: 9780451451941.

Saga of the Grey Death Legion - Book 1 Mercenary’s Star - William H. Keith J. I feel the following books will give you a good feel of the BattleTech Universe

Saga of the Grey Death Legion - Book 1 Mercenary’s Star - William H. - Saga of the Grey Death Legion - Book 2 The Price of Glory - William H. Gray Death Legion trilogy (Decision at Thunder Rift, Mercenary's Star, The Price of Glory) to start with. It's pretty much where Battletech fiction started and establishes a lot of what the setting is like. I feel the following books will give you a good feel of the BattleTech Universe. I would start with the Warrior Trilogy by Michael A. Stackpole, is about the events before and during the Fourth Succession War( 3028 to 3030).

MechWarrior Grayson Carlyle is determined to bring the various rebel factions on Verthandi together, but his efforts are hampered by Grayson's nemesis, who is plotting against him in the capital city. Original.
Comments: (5)
Xar
Great book if you are a Battletech fan.
Zicelik
The books thus far have largely been about individuals surviving against difficult odds. This novel starts to build on that and features a larger group working together to achieve their goals - a common enough theme in the succeeding Battletech novels. But of course we can't jump from a few salvaged mechs to a host of deadly war machines right off the bat and this book nicely paints the picture of the steady development of this particular mercenary group.

I strongly appreciate the effort Keith put into assembling a rather diverse cast of characters with different back stories and their fair share of past trauma and other complications. We have the mostly professionally and potentially personal relationship between Grayson and his XO, Lori Kalmar. We have the ragtag assembly of mechwarriors and aero jocks that really have no true loyalty to one another apart from sharing the same paymaster. And we also have the complex political landscape on the planet itself whether between the occupying Draconis Combine forces and the puppet government nominally in charge of the planet and even the longtime differences between the different rebel factions. Nothing ever comes easily when humans are involved, after all.

The book features a lot of interesting combat scenes that involve diverse assets including BattleMechs, infantry, aerospace fighters and armored vehicles. This is pretty much the full Battletech gaming experience somewhat captured in a story and things are pretty vivid in how they are depicted. It's easy to say that this character or that one is a master tactician but the book goes a long way to truly demonstrate Grayson's flashes of insight and his propensity for finding a way to win despite significant odds.

Admittedly it felt like a bit of a stretch to consider how Grayson immediately takes to leading his little band of mercenaries right off the bat despite his inexperience and his very limited true combat experience back on Trellwan. But I guess for now we just have to bank on what training he received under his father and his own innate leadership qualities and tactical savvy. And at least the mission was of a limited enough nature to make things plausible for the most part.

Beyond that, I also want to cite my appreciation for how Keith orchestrated the various skirmishes once the Legion gets onto Verthandi. After all, the Legion initially has to cope with insufficient supplies to carry on with a longer campaign and thus they must conserve their ammunition as best as possible. But mech combat is naturally messy and the need to survive will throw out a lot of plans to conserve missiles when you're being bombarded by enemy fire. How the Legion copes with these challenges and yet continue to take the fight to the Kuritans was an interesting enough reading experience.

Battletech: Mercenary's Star is a great addition to the Gray Death Legion Saga and it certainly goes a long way towards making me respect Grayson Carlyle more. It features a lot of good action and good tactics and on the whole is a great adventure.
Mr.mclav
While this book might not crack the top 10 for many people, it's my all time favorite! Now I must admit that I am a fan of Battletech before FASA sold the rights, but this book was a large reason why.

The second book about Grayson Carlyle and The Gray Death Legion, this book is where the Gray Death Legion is really formed and Carlyle's character develops into something special. William H. Keith Jr. paints some very colorful and entertaining characters that grow on you so fast that you'll hit emotional highs and lows as they train and suffer through this Kurita held planet's rebellion.

A must read for any fan of Battletech, even those new to the game. While it's built in a time than Wizkid's version of Battletech this is what the original game was all about. Give it a try as it's well worth a shelf all it's own.

I only wish this book could have made it to the big screen. I imagine the opening scene of Bannockburn (a Riflemen Mech) standing within the jungle in camo paint as a couple of fighters screeching overhead. Then all hell breaks loose...

Happy reading and good hunting!
Whiteflame
The first Battletech novel I read was Decision At Thunder Rift. By the end of that book, I was fully invested in the fate of Grayson Death Carlyle and his fledgling mercenary unit, the gray death Legion. Mercenary's Star picks up where Thunder Rift left off, with the Legion accepting their first real contract.

Hired to assist insurgents in the draconis Combine, Mercenary's Star is focused, enjoyable fiction. Carlyle and Lori Kalmar are sympathetic leads, protagonists you want to win. The plot develops quickly, and Keith's writing is descriptive, but not overdone.

For someone new to the Battletech universe, I think the Gray Death books are a good place to start, and will guide players into the world. It's also just a fun read. Sure, you won't have any stunning insights into the human condition, but this is escapist entertaining science fiction that does not insult you intelligence.

Good fun.
Framokay
great
eBooks Related to Battletech 07: Mercenary's Star: The Saga of the Gray Death Legion
Contacts | Privacy Policy | DMCA
All rights reserved.
lycee-pablo-picasso.fr © 2016-2020