The Sholan are not Aslan! The Sholan are big hippie catlike psionic sex maniacs. This is a story about a human young woman named Carrie and the Sholan male named Kusac that she forms a special psionic bond with called a leska link. The Sholan forces has just liberated a human colony from invaders, Kusac and Carrie have met and formed this link between them. Then she have to go to the Sholan home world with him. The book is almost 650 pages, and nothing much really happens! Mostly, the book is just boring, and then they have sex, and then it is boring again, and then they have sex again, etc. If I say any more about the story, then there will be no surprises left. If You want to read about big cats, read something by C.J. Cherryh instead.
QLI has obtained a licence for making a D20 RPG of the Honor Harrington books.
Now, what do we think about that??? 😛
Well it might be a good game, if they do it with the same quality as T20, and then I would probably buy it, just to see what people talk about, but I would probably not play it. Take a look at my previous post what I really think about Honor Harrington.
From The Starship troopers venue.. of course! has anyone done work on them?
The book has some interesting scenes that could be used in a traveller setting, but put together, the story sucks and is full of logical holes, big enough to fly a death-star through… 🙁
The story is about an 18 Year old boy, that ends up as slave labour in a starship scrap-heap (Where the Ships Die). He is saved by his sister and by Timon and Pumbaa. Very strange… 😉
Not the stupid movie.. the book …. anybody else read it?
With Full Honors, by Donald E. McQuinn is not a book about Honor Harrington. It is a book about a soldier in an empire of 12 star-systems. The empire has some old traditions that regulated the fightings, but apart from such strange things is was quite a good book.
The soldiers of the empire is only used to control internal riots. There is no outside threat. In traveller terms, the situation could be something what the early Sword Worlds might have been…
There is a second part. Maybe I’ll read it.