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Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Michael A. Stackpole is the author of many science fiction and fantasy novels in the BattleTech series. He is also the New. Lethal Heritage (original).jpg Series, Blood of Kerensky Trilogy Lethal Heritage, by Michael A. Stackpole, is the first book in the Blood of Kerensky trilogy. Blood of Kerensky: Lethal Heritage Bk. 1 by Michael A. Stackpole, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Reasby rated it really liked it. I’m not a particular fan of big, stompy, bots but I got a good feel for what the combat kedensky piloting them must be like. It was abridged, lthal is a bummer. Lots of telling rather than showing, particularly of characters’ f I picked this up on a whim because I remember enjoying it when I was younger, and re-reading Michael Stackpole’s X-Wing novels is something Or still do every couple of years. They still hold up.

As always, I thoroughly enjoyed Michael’s writing. December 15, ISBN: You don’t care that it’s a bunch of guys in robot suits because after a short while you are interested in their personal lives, their successes, failures and relationships. Apr 04, Kimball Newton rated it it was amazing.

But a new threat looms just outside the Inner Sphere. But this book was just painfully poor in regard to realistic responses, characterizations and so on. Blood of Kerensky 3 books. It is the first in the Blood of Kerensky trilogy and also the first novel in the Enter the Clans Battletech Era, which is comprised of 7 total novels. There was a time in my life when I read all of those books, and enjoyed a great many of them, but I’ve never felt a compelling need to swim in those waters again.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Page 1 of 1 Start Over Page 1 of 1. The ramifications of having that much power, and what it would really mean in terms of a war, is barely touched on in this book.

The scope of a true planetary invasion would be enormous! Lots of telling rather than showing, particularly of characters’ feelings.

Sep 08, Alex rated it it was amazing.

Lethal Heritage by Michael A. Stackpole

The author does a great job of highlighting many of the prominent factions within Battletech lore, making each one seem interesting and at least somewhat justified in kerenskt bids for power within the setting. One person found this helpful. The result is that the novels are a series of things that happened, with little foreshadowing or other storytelling artistry.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. The main characters have a lot of weird names. The Federated Commonwealth and the Draconis Combine, interstellar empires at war for years, must now stand side-by-side or face certain destruction. I don’t feel particularly fond of any of the characters and Blooc wanted more backstory and less description keerensky cannons, LRMs, and materials bllood.

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I am a killer of men. Wolves on the Border Kindle Edition. But the writing is just bad. This is never depicted realistically in any Battletech book. You can skip it all, because nothing happens.


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October 14, Sold by: Knowing the lore from playing the board game and video games as a kid I didn’t miss out on much. A Song of Ice and Fire level of material is being jammed into 3 tiny novelettes. Their power, speed and ferocity are unparalleled. Wolves on the Border. Return to Book Page.

Everything that comes after seems hollow. For example, Crucis March is often mis-scanned as Cruris March, and commas are liberally peppered through the book in a way that cannot be attributed to Stackpole just not knowing what he’s doing or something.

I really wanted to like this book more, but unfortunately there are just too many factions and characters to really care about anyone. Both this trilogy and the “Warrior” trilogy also by Micheal A Stackpole are absolutely essential for any half-decent Battletech collection. The Price kerennsky Glory. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Anytime you find yourself saying, “I hope such-and-such happens” it generally happens that way.