On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington Book 1) and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Having made a superior look a fool, Honor Harrington has been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin. Her demoralized crew blames her for. Editorial Reviews. Review. On Basilisk Station (or “HH1” as it’s known to the On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington Book 1) – Kindle edition by David Weber. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or .
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Considering you can get this book for free on Amazon’s Kindle Store right now, bassilisk absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t pick it up and give it a read. Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship’s humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station.
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On Basilisk Station – Buddy Read: The Short Victorious War. Scientifically speaking, ON BASILISK STATION is written in a “wink-and-a-nudge” style that admirably simulates a near ststion of hard SF; there are three or four distinct means of high-velocity space travel described, and they’re all pure bullshit handwavium, but their consequences and secondary effects are exhaustively explored and rigidly applied.
The boy was entertained. First of all, if you are an e-book reader I can immediately recommend that you download a copy of this book as it is legitimately free from the publisher Baen Books. Trivia About On Basilisk Stati Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page.
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harrjngton He sets up an entire galactic civilization which is very similar to that of our world in the 18th century. Parliament isn’t sure it wants to keep the place; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; the star-conquering, so-called “Republic” of Haven is Up To Something; and Honor Harrington has a single, over-age light cruiser with an armament that doesn’t work to police the entire star system.
The plan Haven has evolved begins with whipping the low-tech haerington aliens into a killing frenzy that would sweep across the planet Medusa in a haze of blood, which will provide the pretext Haven desires to swoop in and take control of the system before Manticore can respond. Badilisk made him look a fool, she’s been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her. But that’s mostly because my impression is that much of that sub-genre concentrates heavily on futuristic military hardware, to the neglect of the human element and I think the human element is what good literature is hrarington about.
Much like the best of historical military novels, we get to see a young officer grow into her command think Sharpe or Hornblower. Far too much exposition.
But for this book alone a new shelf has been born. I also understand people who think Honor is a bit of a “Mary Sue”, a bit too perfect.
She just soldiered on through thick and thin and, being totally brilliant and super talented, she performed miracles. At the heart of the book, it is a story of a woman overcoming seemingly insurmountable odds through her intelligence, courage, and determination.
We meet a lot of great people in this book, people who we will see again, people we will grow to care for Other books in the series. I found this one thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable, although maybe a little on the long side. Neither man is willing to sation, and both concede that additional income is required and, per the DuQuesne Plan the source of this income should be new conquests.
On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, book 1) by David Weber
Honor often develops intricate plans for many different situations, which gives the story much variety. As it is free, if you are a military SF fan, I urge you to give it a shot. Weber’s a kindred spirit in this respect, and particularly a fan of C. And the climactic chase was heart pounding in intensity, tragedy and triumph.
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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The most egregious gasilisk near the very end, when the climactic space battle which is quite tense and harrowing is put on hold for a multi-page lecture on the functions, history, and inventors of each method of FTL travel. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
This is my 3rd time reading this excellent book; I’ve just never harrinbton it before. The last few chapters, the major space battle, were thrilling.
But every once in a while, a book comes along that is not at all what I expected Moreover, I’m a long-standing admirer of strong, take-charge, combat-capable heroines, and that definitely describes Honor. I need another Great military series. Boy asks himself if he’s been entirely fair to said Mil-SF titles so summarily dismissed.
But for me I was mesmerised. A comic adaptation of On Basilisk Station was released instarting with a first book of the same name. Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship’s humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station. There were times in this book where my mind wandered off and I had to grab it and drag it back to the subject at hand. She discovers that as well as a lot of unchecked smuggling, there is something else very str Honor Harrington is a smart and feisty Commander in the Royal Manticoran Navy.
May 01, Ed [Redacted] rated it liked it Shelves: Anyway, On Basilisk Station is the first book of this Honorverse series. The only reason it doesn’t rate higher from me is that military SF is not my favorite sub-genre of science fiction. Storm from the Shadows. Why was the situation bad because of the liberals and progressives? On Basilisk Station Discussion 11 Jul 16,