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Mecha Corps: A Novel of the Armor Wars

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Brett Patton has written a thrill a minute military science fiction

The Union and The Corsair Confederacy are on the brink of war, which makes decaying earth the perfect training ground for the biomechanical-riding mecha training ground. The trainees prepare to fight against their enemy: The Corsair Confederacy Matt Lowell has lived on ...
The Union and The Corsair Confederacy are on the brink of war, which makes decaying earth the perfect training ground for the biomechanical-riding mecha training ground. The trainees prepare to fight against their enemy: The Corsair Confederacy Matt Lowell has lived on colony ships all his life so he welcomes the respite of training on this hellhole planet. He conceals his secret agenda for why he joined the Mecha corps as he plans to use the neural link inserted in his body which connects him to the Mecha vehicle to find and kill the Corsair Pirate who murdered his father.

Training is abruptly ended when the Corsairs attack a Union planet killing millions of civilians. Matt and his training comrades in arms are deployed to the hidden Mecha world to train on the Demons, the latest generation of Mecha. Matt recognizes the orb where the leader of the pirates is, but when they arrive with the coordinates, the unit finds the planet under Corsairs assault. Desperate, Matt devises a counter-attack that either will destroy the Union or neutralize the vicious adversary. They also decide to go after the Corsair leader in a do or die mission.

Brett Patton has written a thrill a minute military science fiction starring a fascinating hero who learns in training to be part of a cohesive unit which requires him to give up for now his personal goal. Readers also observe the politicians who use and sacrifice Black Ops agents to further their ambitions. Filled with twists and secrets that are not all revealed in this action-packed story line, fans will enjoy sparing into combat with the Mecha Corps.

Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on October 30, 2011

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

I picked this up on a whim because it looked like an interesting

I picked this up on a whim because it looked like an interesting mix of both Eastern and Western mecha. The resulting blend is an equal amount of interesting ideas and cliches. I like the amount of world-building Patton does; enough to feel like a fleshed out world whil...
I picked this up on a whim because it looked like an interesting mix of both Eastern and Western mecha. The resulting blend is an equal amount of interesting ideas and cliches. I like the amount of world-building Patton does; enough to feel like a fleshed out world while still dropping hints for the reader to piece together the bigger picture. The weakest part of the book is the characters. Matt is defined by his quest for revenge and little else, and I got really tired about hearing how hot and desirable blonde-haired blue-eyed Michelle is. The action scenes are also a little too frantic. They remind me of a narrative shaky cam. Patton is a new writer and his style could use refinement, but it's generally fast and readable. Overall I would recommend giving Mecha Corps a try, as it does indeed feature powerful giant robots and I think that genre needs more exploration in the West.

posted by 5793048 on April 24, 2012

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  • Posted October 30, 2011

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    Brett Patton has written a thrill a minute military science fiction

    The Union and The Corsair Confederacy are on the brink of war, which makes decaying earth the perfect training ground for the biomechanical-riding mecha training ground. The trainees prepare to fight against their enemy: The Corsair Confederacy Matt Lowell has lived on colony ships all his life so he welcomes the respite of training on this hellhole planet. He conceals his secret agenda for why he joined the Mecha corps as he plans to use the neural link inserted in his body which connects him to the Mecha vehicle to find and kill the Corsair Pirate who murdered his father.

    Training is abruptly ended when the Corsairs attack a Union planet killing millions of civilians. Matt and his training comrades in arms are deployed to the hidden Mecha world to train on the Demons, the latest generation of Mecha. Matt recognizes the orb where the leader of the pirates is, but when they arrive with the coordinates, the unit finds the planet under Corsairs assault. Desperate, Matt devises a counter-attack that either will destroy the Union or neutralize the vicious adversary. They also decide to go after the Corsair leader in a do or die mission.

    Brett Patton has written a thrill a minute military science fiction starring a fascinating hero who learns in training to be part of a cohesive unit which requires him to give up for now his personal goal. Readers also observe the politicians who use and sacrifice Black Ops agents to further their ambitions. Filled with twists and secrets that are not all revealed in this action-packed story line, fans will enjoy sparing into combat with the Mecha Corps.

    Harriet Klausner

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

    Copperheart

    He flattened his ears. It is a great honor. He mewed.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2013

    Faolan

    Who knows a clan i can join where they allow deformations? I have a long neck and a long tail and long legs. I have two tiny curled up bumps on my back that would be wings if they had grown more. I have midnight blue fur and dark blue eyes

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    Sora

    She took Violet to the first result.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2013

    Ironstar to swordtal

    Ye you can e deputy

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    General mecha

    Even if someone knows we are attackin it dosnt matter. Someone hack into bn and find whoever plays destructo and lets hav e aome fun with him.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2012

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