Six Against The Stars




      Six Against The Stars
As the self proclaimed biggest coward in the galaxy, Horatio has it easy on what passes for 40th century America A much favoured sycophant in the court of the King of Earth, Horatio lives in a genetically engineered paradise where there s a vat grown slave waiting around every marble column with a bunch of grapes to drop into his oh so perfectly designed mouth Unfortunately for Horatio, the artificial intelligence that rules the great mass of humanity spread across the stars has other plans for this feckless seducer So, if you ever wonder how the galaxy s biggest coward finds himself actually trying to save it, you re not alone but then, unfortunately, neither is our hero His misadventures are abetted by a psychotic Martian warrior, a robot who thinks it s related to Sherlock Holmes, a beautiful genetically enhanced assassin, a scientist with a computer for a brain, and a millennia old clone who was alive when the last U.S President was executed by a firing squad.It s six against the galaxy Six against the stars They ll save the universe but they might damage it first. Best Download [ Six Against The Stars ] By [ Stephen Hunt ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

Librarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread forinformation.Stephen Hunt is a British writer living in London His first fantasy novel, For the Crown and the Dragon, was published in 1994, and introduced a young officer, Taliesin, fighting for the Queen of England in a Napoleonic period alternative reality where the wars of Europe were being fought with sorcery and steampunk weapons airships, clockwork machine guns, and steam driven trucks called kettle blacks The novel won the 1994 WH Smith Award, and the book reviewer Andrew Darlington used Hunt s novel to coin the phrase Flintlock Fantasy to describe the sub genre of fantasy set in a Regency or Napoleonic era period.


      Six Against The Stars
 By Stephen Hunt IBN :  Format : Nook – heartforum.co.uk
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  • 04 February 2019

10 thoughts on “ Six Against The Stars

  1. Todd says:

    A rather slap dash and confusing book at first has a 1950 s wiseguy slapstick comedy angle, but with some bolted on sci fi isms Much of the sci fi is window dressing, with little of it affecting the actual plot There s a sassy talking car, a gene engineered damsel in distress, a bumbling yet intrepid scientist, a no neck bruiser bad guy, oh, and how can we forget about the one eyed robot with a Scottish accent that also doubles as a book I started this way back in 2013, and put it aside A rather slap dash and confusing book at first has a 1950 s wiseguy slapstick comedy angle, but with some bolted on sci fi isms Much...

  2. Dan says:

    Six Against the Stars is a decent sci fi book As usual it s set in the far future Our current age becomes known as the Carbon age and will be followed, in this universe anyway, by the Conflict age In this universe humans have spread amongst the stars, with the Wisdom which absorbs all the intelligence of the universe s finest ruling over it Horatio spends his time on Earth as a courtier and spends most of that time chasing after and sleeping with various women After one such events things Six Against the Stars is a decent sci fi book As usual it s set in the far future Our current age becomes known as the Carbon age and will be followed, in this universe anyway, by the Conflict age In this universe humans have spread amongst the stars, with the Wisdom which absorbs all the intelligence of the universe s finest ruling over it Horatio spends his time on Earth as a...

  3. R.B. Harkess says:

    I almost decided not to like this book, but perhaps because I was stuck on an idyllic Aegean beach I persevered I m glad I did, and I am even prepared to forgive it being the first part of a duology.Six against the stars is old school SF, with a disparate and mis matched group of heroes on a quest to solve a mystery that is going to reward each of them with their life or their freedom What kept me going was the depth of the characters, despite them sometimes seeming to be parodies of the I almost decided not to like this book, but perhaps because I was stuck on an idyllic Aegean beach I persevered I m glad I did, and I am even prepared to forgive it being the first part of a duology.Six against the stars is old school SF, with a disparate and mis matched group of heroes on a quest to solve a myste...

  4. Ross says:

    Thought I d give this a try since it was free for a limited time viaAfter stripping off the gosh darnDRM so I could load it on my Sony Ebook, I got about 60 65 pages into it and just wasn t hooked There were some interesting concepts but the characters and premises were all over the place and nothing seemed cohesive If I am reading that far into the book and STILL don t know what the hell is going on or where the book is going, there s gotta be something else to keep me inte Thought I d give this a try since it was free for a limited tim...

  5. Dan says:

    Not terrible, although a bit rushed feeling at times.I did not like how it abruptly ended and to finish it you have to buy book 2, which is only available as a duo logy I already own the first book I don t want to have to buy it again Would be a 3 star if it wasn t for this.

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