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Torch of Freedom (Honor Harrington Series #12)

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  • Posted January 23, 2010

    Honorverse setup book, not his best work.

    This by far and away the worst book I have read in the Honorverse series. You could have taken 50% of the book and thrown it away and due to the repetition (or duplication) from other books, you would have absolutely no problem following the book.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 9, 2009

    Weber

    Book is listed as # 12 in Honor Harrington Series - should actually be # 4 in Honor Harrington Universe. Mission of Honor is book # 12 in Honor Harrington series.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 28, 2009

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    great sequal

    This is another great book from two of sci-fi's greatest writers. The Torch of Freedom picks up about 18 months after the Crown of Freedom
    Torch is now beginging to come together but Mesa/Manpower are not happy about this and plan to do somethig about this so they have included it into their plans for becoming the ruling force in the known stars. Enter our heros who have other ideas. Sounds simple doesn't it except that is the simple version and it is much more interistin and exciting when you read it. I have just one warning for you if you have not read the Crown of Slaves yet you should. You can do this in two ways: you can buy the hard cover copy which has a cd rom in it including these two stories and others by these authors and more or you can buy the two seperate books. I suggest this because much of the story makes refercenes to the Crown of Slaves and can leave you wondering if you don't have any knowledge of it.
    For those of you who have followed David Webbers Honor Harrington series this is happenig between the Crown of Slaves and his last Honor book (sorry I cann't remember the title just this moment it will be in my suggested readig area). Either way it is great reading I strongly suggest getting it and reading in hardcover or paperback.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 27, 2013

    Excellent -- keeps the Honorverse stories moving & fills in gaps I didn't even know were there!

    I put off reading this one, but when I got it I read it twice in a row. Excellent & explained some things I had wondered about, since I didn't have the background for the last two most recent publications.

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