Overview

A MODERN CLASSIC FOR READERS OF MILITARY SCIENCE FICTION

In the midst of a war with an enigmatic alien host-a war with no end in sight-Second Lieutenant Rei Fukai carries out his missions in the skies over the strange planet nicknamed "Faery." Attached to Tactical Combat and Surveillance Unit 3 of the Special Air Force, his duty is to gather information on the enemy and bring it back--no matter the cost. His only constant companion in this ...
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Yukikaze

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Overview

A MODERN CLASSIC FOR READERS OF MILITARY SCIENCE FICTION

In the midst of a war with an enigmatic alien host-a war with no end in sight-Second Lieutenant Rei Fukai carries out his missions in the skies over the strange planet nicknamed "Faery." Attached to Tactical Combat and Surveillance Unit 3 of the Special Air Force, his duty is to gather information on the enemy and bring it back--no matter the cost. His only constant companion in this lonely task is his fighter plane, the sentient FFR-31 Super Sylph, call sign: YUKIKAZE.
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"Yukikaze may be the perfect bridge between anime and the sort of military SF which I write. The novel is a clean, detached look at war and warriors: fast-moving, poetic, and precise even when describing passion. A remarkable book, unique in my experience." — Dave Drake, Author of Hammer's Slammers
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781421539867
  • Publisher: VIZ Media
  • Publication date: 11/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 193,613
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Chohei Kambayashi in one of Japan's leading science fiction writers. He has won prestigious Seuin award four times and in 1999 he won the 16th Japan SF award.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 24, 2014

    This was such a great story. It got so deep into the main charac

    This was such a great story. It got so deep into the main character's state of mind and what he was feeling. On top of that the base plot of the novel became more interesting with every page I turned. The main character is a fighter pilot who flies one of only 13 of these super fighter aircraft. As he flies his missions he learns more and more about what humanity is fighting, and who/what the enemy really is. I thought it was a great blend of science fiction into a military story. I just ordered the sequel!

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