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Not for Glory

Not for Glory To maintain the integrity of their reputation as the galaxy s mercenary elite the soldiers of the barren world of Metzada adhere to a rigid code of loyalty and honor reminiscent of their Jewish Israe

  • Title: Not for Glory
  • Author: Joel Rosenberg
  • ISBN: 9780451158451
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Paperback
  • To maintain the integrity of their reputation as the galaxy s mercenary elite, the soldiers of the barren world of Metzada adhere to a rigid code of loyalty and honor reminiscent of their Jewish Israeli ancestors When a veteran soldier apparently betrays the code, it becomes the ongoing task of his nephew to terminate himif he can With the same gritty realism found in EmTo maintain the integrity of their reputation as the galaxy s mercenary elite, the soldiers of the barren world of Metzada adhere to a rigid code of loyalty and honor reminiscent of their Jewish Israeli ancestors When a veteran soldier apparently betrays the code, it becomes the ongoing task of his nephew to terminate himif he can With the same gritty realism found in Emile and the Dutchman , this delivers fact paced sf action adventure with a refreshing twist.

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    1 thought on “Not for Glory

    1. I liked it very much. It was a completely different take on the space mercenary story. In most of the others the mercenaries or their captain/leader have a very certain and much harped ideological goal for all of their battles. In Rosenberg's book his mercenaries are truly mercenary. Don't get me wrong. They don't choose to fight for "the bad guys". But they are not overly concerned with the motives of those that hire them. Only with whether or not their fee is paid. For most of the book you bel [...]

    2. I first read this book back in the early 1990s, after reading and enjoying other books by Joel Rosenberg, particularly the "Guardians of the Flame" series, and I have to say that my enjoyment of the book hasn't dimmed in the intervening time.The concept revolves around the people of the planet Metzada, who struggle to survive on an inhospitable world, while trying to continue the traditions of their Jewish-Israeli ancestors. So in this sense, everything they do is focused on the survival of thei [...]

    3. 3.5 stars. I had been thinking of this book as "ninja spacejews" but I now think "Jewish spaceninjas" is more accurate. Anyway, I enjoyed reading it but didn't follow it fantastically well, likely because it's #3 in the series. Liked it enough to check out the previous books, though.

    4. an incredible story that parallels the nation of Israel's position in history and teaches valuable lessons about us and how we survive and will continue to whether on this world or the next.

    5. A fun, gritty, military sci-fi story, that mixes high and low tech issues and solutions, along with an interesting group of mercenaries.

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