No Phule Like An Old Phule

No Phule Like An Old Phule

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Overview

No Phule Like An Old Phule by Robert Asprin, Peter J. Heck

What’s a millionaire bachelor to do? Join the army—with his butler—of course.

Meet Captain Willard Phule and his company of misunderstood misfits. Together, they’ve taken space by storm—and left a tradition of zaniness and laughter in their wake…

Desperate to kick Phule out of the Space Legion, General Blitzkrieg sends a crack team of environmental investigators—including celebrity canine Barky the Environmental Dog—to sniff out Phule and his unnatural disasters.

It doesn’t take long. Phule is hosting a group of big-game hunters who think they can bag a dinosaur on Zenobia. Needless to say, dinosaurs are not a native species. But cold, hard facts never stopped a Phule…

And neither will Barky’s cold, wet nose.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614754602
Publisher: WordFire Press LLC
Publication date: 08/21/2017
Series: Phule's Company Series , #5
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Robert Lynn Asprin was an American science fiction and fantasy author, best known for his MythAdventures and Phule's Company series. As an active fan of the genres, he was a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, a co-founder of the Great Dark Horde, and founder of the Dorsai Irregulars. He was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Dramtic Presentation for The Capture in 1976.
Asprin died in 2008 at the age of 61 having published over fifty novels and several short stories.

Peter Jewell Heck is an American science fiction and mystery author, best known for his "Mark Twain Mysteries" and Phule's Company series. He was an editor for Ace Books and is a regular reviewer for Asimov's Science Fiction and Kirkus Reviews.

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General Blitzkrieg hates Phule (AKA Captain Jester) and his Omega Company, soldiers who fail to heed any rules except their own. To make Phule¿s life miserable, Blitzkrieg sends the Alliance Ecological Interplanetary Observation Union (AEIOU) to ¿join¿ the Omega Company on Zenobia. The wily General hopes the two groups interact in a manner that will cause aggravation and stress to Phule. Phule anticipates rewards for finding a new alien race on this planet............................ Phule copes with AEIOU and renowned genetically enhanced wonder dog Barky while also dealing with hunters desiring to bring home trophy dinosaurs. At the same time, his father Victor tries to work on conning two Grifters into selling the shares of Phule¿s Casino that they won for a nominal price..................................... Most military science fiction is serious with a theme of saving the universe, but NO PHULE LIKE AN OLD PHULE is an upbeat lighthearted galaxy romp. The protagonist might ignore bureaucratic regulations and procedures furbished from a central location with no understanding beyond their beltway, but he also runs a tight ship. His crew respects Phule who goes out of their way to ensure they are cared for with proper equipment and supplies and are financially rewarded. Only a fool would myths a Phule¿s tale.......................... Harriet Klausner