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Aristeia: Revolutionary Right (edition 2011)

by Wayne Basta, Oliver Wetter (Illustrator)

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Title:Aristeia: Revolutionary Right
Authors:Wayne Basta
Other authors:Oliver Wetter (Illustrator)
Info:Grey Gecko Press (2011), Hardcover, 362 pages
Collections:Your library, Science Fiction/Dystopian
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I enjoyed Aristeia. At the beginning I was disappointed at the similarities to Star wars and Serenity. Maarkean is very Hans Solo-ish, reluctant hero getting a military title, getting a job from a meeting in a bar, a hairy alien called a Kowwok(Ewok/ Wookie.), old but reliable ship, the Alliance.... But eventually I forgot about them most of the time. I enjoyed the dialogue and the character development, overall a good read.
  TinaC1 | Oct 26, 2013 |
This is a good read for a first novel. It is a retelling of the American Revolution on a planetary scale. The problems between the Alliance and the outer planets are the same, with the same proximate causes and the same results. Maarkean is a good protagonist, in position to take over Washington's role. ( )
  bgknighton | May 29, 2013 |
A very good science fiction book. Lots of action and well written. Keeps your interest. ( )
  roadway2000 | Jan 26, 2013 |
I can't say that this was hugely original in a lot of its ideas. The technology was mostly things we've heard before - blasters, hyperdrive, tractor beams etc. The aliens were new, but with a possible Star Warsishness about them? The whole idea of criminals fighting a corrupt Alliance was very Firefly (not that that's necessarily a bad thing).
The writing itself, though, was very good. The characters were likeable and interesting, the storyline was eventful, and the action scenes were particularly good. A pretty well rounded story.

Reviewed as a librarything ebook giveaway ( )
  Trojanprincess | Jan 19, 2013 |
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Two editions of this book were published by Grey Gecko Press.

Editions: 0983618569, 0983618585

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