Book Review: Vanguard by Jack Campbell (Four Stars)

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Book Review: Vanguard (Genesis Fleet #1) by Jack Campbell

(Four Stars)

“[We thought] we’d all get along, and everyone else would leave us alone because it’s such a big universe.” “Did they ask anybody who actually lives in this universe whether that made sense?”

Best space opera I’ve read in years because it’s more than that genre implies. Team of Sullenbergers space opera, but so much more. I would like to have their luck.

“In a universe run by humans, drills over time often become self-licking ice cream cones that justify whatever purpose those in charge of the drills are looking for.”

Ignore the military stories written by non-veterans. Campbell has been there and done that. It shows. The military heritage is more than Continue reading

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