Freedom's Choice (Catteni Freedom Series #2)

Freedom's Choice (Catteni Freedom Series #2)

by Anne McCaffrey

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ISBN-13: 9780441005314
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/28/1998
Series: Catteni Freedom Series , #2
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 319,299
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Anne McCaffrey was the multi-award winning bestselling author of more than fifty books, including the Dragonriders of Pern series, the Freedom series, and the Tower and the Hive series.

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“A fun adventure…delightfully audacious.”—Locus

“This episode of the Freedom saga is as exciting and convincing as the first.”—Booklist
 
“The setting is crisp and expertly detailed and the plot spins out smoothly…Readers will be eager for the next installment in the series.”—Publishers Weekly

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Freedom's Choice 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 22 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Freedom's Choice is full of action and well-developed characters. Once I started I couldn't stop reading this book. I'd have to say I liked this one better than the first.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a really exciting book! This book is fun to read and very captivating. It is easy to identify with the characters because they are discribed well and seem like interesting people. The plot is good and you have many ?'s thoughout the book!
housedavo More than 1 year ago
like this series
Anonymous 12 months ago
Awesome book
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caterpillar More than 1 year ago
Started with Canneni Series #1 on a Friday and read right through the weekend to the end of Series $4. Saying I didn't want to put it down is an understatement. Anne McCaffrey writes a great tale.
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AVoraciousReadr More than 1 year ago
Excellent Sci-Fi adventure! 4.5 *Book source ~ My home library. In Freedom’s Landing after Kris Bjornson, Zainal, Chuck Mitford and hundreds of others had been dropped on a distant planet to colonize it for the Catteni they discovered it was inhabited by automated machines farming the land. Taking apart the machines to create usable items for themselves they’ve made a pretty good life for themselves.  However, they want more and need to get out from under the Catteni’s thumb. With Zainal’s help they intend to strike back at the Catteni and in doing so strike at the Eosi who have controlled the Catteni for two thousand years. With some strategic planning and a lot of luck they intend to free the Catteni and Earth from Eosi domination. This story picks up where Freedom’s Landing left off. A probe has been sent to the whoever farms Botany and Zainal has made it plain to the Emassi who came to retrieve him that he was dropped and he will stay. Since he has refused to return and face his duty, his brother must take his place and be subsumed by an Eosi Mentat. The towering hatred Lenvec feels for Zainal intrigues the Eosi named Ix and soon Ix is consumed with the curiosity about the  planet Botany and finding Zainal. Since it is quite unusual for an Eosi Mentat to become obsessed this behave starts to draw the attention of other Eosi. In the meantime, the Botanists are setting up a three stage plan to free themselves from the Eosi and the Farmers of the planet help protect them from attack by encasing the planet in a protective bubble after they have acquired a scout ship and a cargo ship. The Botantists are allowed to go in and out of the bubble, but nothing else is allowed in. Since the Farmers live according to the ‘Do no harm.’ rule, the bubble is the extent of their help. There is so much going on in this book that it’s hard to know where to start. Zainal’s refusal to leave, Lenvec’s subsumption by Ix, exploring Botany, a visit by the Farmers, several more slave drops on Botany by the Catteni increasing their population by thousands, a raid on Barevi, building homes, having children, adding one more ship to the fleet and planning how to stop the Eosi make for a jam-packed book. Even with everything going on the story flows along smoothly and at a good clip. I love watching it all come together and look forward to the next book to see how it’s all going to play out.
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I find it disgusting when a woman author buys into the handy, usualky male,convention that women must be forced to have children against their wills to populate new planets. I thought better of McCaffrey than this, and will read no more of her books.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
{ &star Clarity Samuels &star}. Age. 17. Description. A fairly well built girl thin bluegray eyes faint freckles pale pink lips. Likes. Len. Animals. My friends which i miss. dislikes. Bullies. Not having a dad. Im expecting a baby :). Katalyna "katy" Samuels. 16 brown hair bluegreen eyes thin tan 4'9 yes i grew an inch *claps for joy* boyfriend. Cameron i really miss him. :(. Crush. Uh none obviously cameron. Likes. Cameron dancing singing sports. Dislikes. Hot stuff. Miley cyrus. RAP MUSIC X?X. Thats all ;)