Well-known author Bova’s first science fiction title, long out of print since its original edition, returns with an introductory essay by the. The author performed extensive stellar mapmaking and astronomical studies while writing the book. This research sets the stage for an interstellar war for control. Results 1 – 27 of 27 The Star Conquerors by Ben Bova and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at
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Another case where the conception is in no way equalled by the characters or events. They ran nova a highly advanced race, the Others, who sgar out mankind’s star empire, and caused an ice age on Earth.
Changing of the Guard. For ten years the Terran Confederation has been at war with a reptilian species, called the Saurians, who are controlled by the unknown Masters.
It gets 4 stars based on memories from long ago one of the books that made me interested i A YA sci-fi novel that’s now a half-century old.
Refresh and try again. October 31, Imprint: It felt every bit as good as all the others I’ve read. He’s written so many I feel bsn will be a long time before I move to another author. In this book, though, the protagonist is a junior officer, about twenty years old, in the Star Watch, the interstellar navy of the Terran Confederation.
Things are not going well for the Terrans. And I did love it. Thankfully, this wonderful space opera book has been made available as an eBook by ReAnimus Beh. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Aug 04, Clark Hallman rated it really liked it Shelves: They had appeared unexpectedly in great numbers and seized the three outer planets of the Scandian system before the Terran Star Watch could rush its forces to the area. Please review your cart. The Terran forces liberate a number of societies from the Masters, but the natives aren’t exactly jumping for joy. The Sea-Wolf and Selected Stories.
Blood of the Cosmos. Sometimes, a person just has to read some old-fashioned space opera, full of interstellar space battles, where the outnumbered Earth forces bravely do battle against the implacable foe.
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Books by Ben Bova. We teach them to think, and the other subjects arise by themselves As space opera, it still works no masterpiece, but a solid tale of space war and adventure, with decent characters. Bova has drawn on these gen and experiences to create fact and fiction writings rich with references to spaceflight, lasers, artificial hearts, nanotechnology, environmentalism, fencing and martial arts, photography and artists.
I’ve always wanted to read The Star Conquerors and couldn’t because it was so expensive to get a copy, but it was just released in an ebook edition from ReAnimus Press http: The decision is made to take the fight to the home world of the Masters. The writing is not very mature. It was a good story, and seemed very much like wtar blueprint for Cohquerors Trek that perhaps Roddenberry liked a lot.
I really enjoyed reading it.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Reading it, I felt that old friend Ben Bova in my hands. A resident of one of these societies, Alan Brakerman his actual alien name is nearly unpronounceableescapes from a Masters-ruled planet, and brn the Terran forces.
Now we can all join a galaxy where various human species are spread across the galaxy trying to cope with ruthless and technologically advanced nonhuman species, led by the Masters, who have a Conquerosr Star Conquerors by Ben Bova was first published in in a small hardback print run and was never reprinted. You can tell it’s an early book. The Stzr decline the offer; the Masters may be bloodied, but they will regroup and wipe out the terran Confederation.