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I m not going to do a full review Mostly because it d be too much of a pain to try and spoiler proof review Mostly because it d be too much of a pain to try and spoiler proof and even with a couple short paragraphs I feel like I might be pushing it a little spoiler wise Suffice to say that I loved returning to this niverse and felt that David Carrico did a great job of stepping A Faithful Church Member up to fill KD Wentworth s shoes The story feels like a natural continuation of the previous two books and introduces some interesting new elements to theniverse that Eric Flint and KD Wentworth built Also enjoyed Flint s afterward with its explanation of where he got the idea for the Jao seriesI will say in counterpoint that I didn t really enjoy the Ekhat sections so much This was partially because they were often difficult to follow and partially because I didn t feel like they Nude Women Photography (Sexy Photo Book) UNCENSORED uite captured the same since ofnsanity that had characterized the Ekhat in the previous books Frankly by the end of the book the Ekhat have almost begun to make sense and that felt a bit wrong to me view spoiler I m also not sure how I feel about the Jao time sense being connected to the Ekhat melody hide spoiler Nice third entry in the series about the Ekhat the Jao humans and other aliens engaging in an interstellar war The Jao led alliance starts an exploration of our arm of the galaxy and fails to find any extant civilizations to ally with Caitlyn et al decide to try another arm that they could possibly jump over to via a path of stars and it works They find a xenophobic society Solutions Manual for Introduction to Systems Biology unwilling to even talk with aliens and are frustratedntil they discover something about it s past They d been bombed by an expansionist civilization and secretly rescued by a loose confederation that kept the fact secret and bided time Once the alliance arrives the Sagittarius group initiates contact and the Ekhat arrive to try to wipe out all the others Some nice space battles and parsing of the different alien civilizations well enough done to either end the series or continue I really didn t like the Ekhat VP character sections Nasty aliens have been done better by Brin The rest spent lots of time in battle scenes which aren t something I enjoy a lot of Liked the new aliens otherwise I can t figure out why I finished it The Span of Empire is the third book in the Jao series begun by Eric Flint and KD Wentworth Flint and Wentworth wrote the first two books The Course of Empire and The Crucible of Empire but sadly Ms Wentworth died of cancer before the third Book Was Finished Mr Flint was finished Mr Flint David Carrico another outstanding science fiction author to help him complete volume three and I think the resulting book is very goodThe series begins after the Jao an alien intelligent race descended from creatures reminiscent of Earth s otters conuered Earth The Jao conuered Earth both to defend Earth and to enlist human help against the Ekhat a species of insect like creatures that are intelligent Happy Halloween from the Montgomerys (With Me in Seattle, unsane and bent on purging the galaxy of all life but Ekhat We learn early on that the Jao had beenplifted to sentience by one faction of the Ekhat who Prince Henery Sinclair used the Jao as shock troops in purging the galaxy of other life forms but the Jao rebelled and fled the Ekhat s controlBook One Course deals with converting humans from enemies to allies and shows thetterly terrifying horrors of an Ekhat attackBook Two Crucible shows humans and Jao reaching out to find other allies They find the Lleix a race that had been harried and chased across the galaxy by the Ekhat and by the Jao A new novel in New York Times best seller Eric Flint's science fiction Jao Empire series It has become clear to both the Jao and their human and Lleix partners that if they are going to defeat the Ekhat who have been terrorizing the galaxy for eons they need allies To that end Preceptor Ronz guardian of Earth and greatest living strategist of the Jao has harnessed the energy of Earth's humans to create and send out an exploration fleet nder the command of Caitlin Kralik But after a long search all the expedition has found are dead worlds and now extinct intelligent species slaughtered by the genocidal Ekhat Do they continue to search down the galact. Efore the Jao rebelled from the Ekhat Humans and Jao save the Lleix from yet another extermination attempt of the Lleix by the Ekhat and the humans led by Caitlin Kralik and Gabe Tully win over most of the Lleix and lead them to safety on EarthThis third book span shows a jao fleet composed book Span shows a Jao fleet composed Jao humans and a few Lleix looking for still allies The fleet is larger with better heavier weapons in case they run into the Ekhat which they expect to do from the outset of the mission The director of the search is Caitlin Kralik She has oudh Jao for complete authority over the mission excluding combat Fleet Commander Dannet a Jao commands the ships and has oudh during combat while human Gabe Tully leads the combined Jao human combat forcesReaders should be aware that you don t have to read Course and Crucible to nderstand Span but reading the first two books will help you My Fairly Dangerous Godmother (My Fair Godmother, understand some of the relationships and rivalries much better than if you just dive into Span without having read the preceding storiesI think that David Carrico and Eric Flint did a truly wonderful job of continuing the story begun by Flint and the late KD Wentworth This book is extremely well written not surprising for writers of both Flint s and Carrico s abilities and it builds on the preceding two stories in ways that carry the whole series forward The Ekhat are developed in this book in ways that show just how alien andnsane they are compared to humans By nsane the authors don t mean insane by human standards Rather they mean that sanity for the Ekhat is so tterly different from what humans Jao and Lleix would recognize as sanity that the Ekhat cannot be viewed as either sane or insane The Ekhat are truly completely alien compared to humans Jao and Lleix "In addition Flint and Carrico show how allies human Jao and Lleix can have both nderstandable " addition Flint and Carrico show how allies human Jao and Lleix can have both nderstandable comfortable relationships because of their shared cause goals and interests and have prickly ncomfortable relationships because each race is alien to the other In my opinion one of the better points about this series is that alien species are truly alien in expected and nexpected ways and yet excluding the Ekhat there are characteristics of each species that common to humans Many of the major characters especially Caitlin Kralik and Gabe Tully تاريخ جهنم undergo excellent development by the authors through both triumph and tragedy What I especially liked is that the character of Caitlin Kralik develops as a leader not only by her successes but also by her failures from which she learns and grows Her character is very well developedContinuing an inside joke for Baen Books authors and readers the character of Joe Buckley appears about midway through the story and dies a predictably gruesome death near the end If you want to know about the Joe Buckley must die joke read the last three FA s at this linkOverall I enjoyed this book I couldn tite give it 5 stars I would have preferred to give it 45 stars because of minor issues with the climactic combat scene and because I don t believe that the new alien species that were encountered in this book were Apple Pie Homicide - A Cozy Mystery uite as well developed as aliens as they would have been had KD Wentworth written those species into existence Still I enjoyed the story and I plan to read it again just for sheer enjoyment If you are a science fiction fan who is new to this series I hope you will read all three books It isite an enjoyable adventure across the galaxy Saw this one at the library Wouldn t Ic arm in which Earth and THE JAO WORLDS LIE OR DO THEY MAKE AN Jao worlds lie or do they make an leap in another direction With friends like Gabe Tully Tamt Wrot and Caewithe Miller supporting her Caitlin makes her decision Meanwhile the Ekhat as murderous and destructive as they have always been have a new generation of leaders growing into power who are even implacable than those who have gone before them The Ekhat have not forgotten the Jao nor the damage they have done over the years to the Ekhat purpose It's p to the Jao human Lleix confederation and the new allies they make to survive the onslaught and turn the tables on the EkhatAbout Jao Empire series entry #2 . ,


The Span of Empire Jao #3Ou know it 3 of a trilogy Bummer Decided to read it anyway The book did not throw it in your face that you should have read Books 1 and
2 First Thanks For That 
first Thanks for that will circle back and read the first 2 books in order I might add Flint does good space opera and military SF This book alternates chapters between the really bad preying mantis like aliens that either wipe out other sentient beings or enslave them in their est for the ltimate harmony And these guys aren t to friendly towards each other The alternate chapters tell the story of humans and their allies fight against these bad guy aliens The interesting twist is that the human race has been conuered by other aliens and have been dragooned into fighting against the praying mantis guys Anyways a nice space opera I ll be on the look out for the first 2 books of this trilogy Oh yeah Mr Flint you could write in this niverse And Yes good job David Carrico Interestingly enough Mr Flint laid out the idea for this series while in Homer AK after the graduation of his daughter from UAA Go Seawuffies Was sad to see this series endThis final offering in the Empire series put everything thing in place The final battle against the Ekhat was intense and beyond There were a couple of tear jerking moments when some of my favorites were killed But this book ended with great promise of many new people to meet and planets to explore Of course the enemy is still out there and diligence must be taken to always be prepared I sure would like to see some of this series come to be Maybe I ll ask David if they can make that happen I highly recommend this series if you like really good science fiction I m sure I will be reading this series again Superb not a single flaw engrossing a book one would wish to read in one setting were it not necessary to sleep Caitlin Kralik leads an exploration fleet looking for new allies against the Ekhat In a bold move they travel to another galactic arm finding a civilisation xenophobic and isolationist to the extreme Making peaceful contact proves tricky Meanwhile the Ekhat are plotting the final destruction of the JaoJust like in the earlier books the characterisations of varied races that have found a way to work together is excellent The various mannerisms of the Jao the Lleix and now the Kh r sh are fascinating and intricate While this is clearly military science fiction the characters are at the forefront at all times The poetic nature of the Kh r sh is mentioned as an analogue to Japan prior to the Meiji Restoration They Kh r sh also reminded me of Klingons but of course many aspects of Klingon culture are modeled after Japanese stereotypesThe extensive parts of the novel that dealt with the Ekhat while well written were not nearly as good a read and the resultant actions did not seem to affect the protagonists beyond the basic outline The fundamental Comece por você unsanity of the Ekhat was clearly on display howeverSadly KD Wentworth died of cancer after writing a few chapters of this book Mr Carrico ably took on the taskhttpwwwbooksrosbochnet202007 Colonel Gabe Tully Gabe has come a long way since Aille caught him gambling on a jinau base where he was not supposed to be From resistance spy to Jao I love this series and this book I try not to give five stars out too often but I really enjoyed this book It s not going to win the Pulitzer but it is well written andniue and entertaining I would recommend the entire series for any of my friends who Like Science Fictio. The C Ourse science fictio. The C ourse Empire by Eric Flint KD Wentworth “The action is fast and furious a trimphant story ” The Midwest Book Review “Building to an exhilarating conclusion this book cries out for a seuel” Publishers WeeklyAbout Eric Flint’s best selling Ring of Fire series “reads like a technothriller set in the age of the Medicis ” Publishers Weekly “each new entry appears better than the previous one a seemingly impossible featterrific” Midwest Book Review “Combines accurate historical research with bold leaps of the imagination” Library JournalThe Jao Empire Series The Course of Empire The C rucible of Empire The Span of Empire. .

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