Decision at Thunder Rift has ratings and 42 reviews. Battletech is the exciting and innovative role-playing game of a future world that combines non-. BattleTech Legenden 01 – Gray Death 1: Entscheidung am Thunder Rift (German Edition) – Kindle edition by William H. Keith Jr., Reinhold H. Mai. Download it. Entscheidung am Thunder Rift. Battletech. Erster Roman der Gray Death- Trilogie . [William H. Keith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Entscheidung am Thunder Rift
Indeed, beyond the politicing part of every Battletech novel, the true strength of the novel is in the action sequences. Amazon Kindle version was a scan with a significant amount of typos. Most lists recommend skipping The Sword and the Dagger, for a variety of reasons, but mostly “because it’s terrible”.
They are garrisoned on the world of Trellwan a world of extremes where the year is 45 standard days long, and the day is 30 standard days long. Other books in the entschfidung. What dooms the book is that the characters are drawn so shallowly ejtscheidung to call them 1 dimensional One star but add 4 stars to that review if you are 12 year old me.
The quality of the eBook, however, is very low: It blew my mind. A Battlemech pilot’s father is killed not a spoiler, because the book practically begins with the eventand he must take revenge while engaging in neo-feudal power plays typical of the Battletech universe. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I loved the characters, the combat was interesting, enstcheidung the politics weren’t overbearing, as I’ve seen in some of thunded later Battletech novels. While a little bit shallow with the characters, this book delivers with vivid battle scenes and great writing. It’s a bit action movie but sometimes that’s what you’re after! Like in 40k, a entscheldung of tech is irreplaceable, and war ravage I remember specifically when I found out that the Mechwarrior games I loved as a kid were part of a larger universe.
It seems as though the author suddenly discovered he was nearing the word limit, and had to wrap up the story quickly. Lists with This Book. It’s not all mech-on-mech, however, but I was impressed with the personal combat scenes. Tons of typos and formatting errors came across their conversion of print to digital, and it was obvious they didn’t check it very thoroughly, if at all.
Decision at Thunder Rift by William H. Keith Jr.
So if you don’t mind countless typographical and innumerable punctuational errors, or if you just can’t find this book anywhere else, then pull on your neurohelmet and strap yourself in for an exciting, unf Classic book but Grayson Carlyle is lik This is a great primer for the Battletech Universe. First off, if you like me came to BattleTech looking for giant fighting robots then you’re going to be a happy camper!
This would also be an interesting read for fans of “Giant Robot” anime. I remember specifically when I found out that the Mechwarrior games I loved as a kid were part of a larger universe. Return to Book Page.
I had many of the original BT books in print from my high school days back before my arthritis got as bad as it is now and I switched to ebooks only. This is an excellent entry into the Battletech universe if you are looking to get into this franchise. Grayson Death Carlyle is training to be a Mechwarrior in his father’s regiment. What dooms the book is that the characters are drawn so shallowly that to call them 1 dimensional might do them too much credit.
No knowledge of the game is required. Sep 27, Brian Turner rated it really liked it Shelves: In short if you aren’t a battletech nerd you probably won’t be too into this.
Dec 04, Kyle rated it liked it.
Grayson Carlyle is like many before him – a young man of entschediung thrown into the teeth of danger. May 13, Drinkinwookie rated it did not like it. They are garrisoned on the world of Trellwan a world of extremes where the year is 45 standard days long, and the day I first read the Battletech series around 20 years ago ebtscheidung I was playing the boardgame that the series is based upon.
I devoured this book back inand I can only call it a entsccheidung painful to read today. The book is great as it ever was, with a heart-thumping plot, compelling characters integral to the Battletech universe, and an incredibly satisfying conclusion. It’s decent military Sci-Fi. The big problem is the ending. Unfortunately the villains aren’t too fleshed out. The great thing about the novels is that they stand apart from the tabletop game.
There’s plenty of action and it moves along at a good pace. Aug 31, Jonathan rated it it was amazing. Keith writes it far bloodier than anything the modern Black Library would allow today.
I might have read this one back in the day, but it felt fresh and fun and not dated at all. Action is difficult to convey using the written word, but Keith’s visuals are vivid throughout. The concepts of fighting these incredible weapons is well drawn out here – from infantry tactics to vehicle and even Mech on Mech combat! It’s fun, but if you want something like this that’s actually good, read planet of adventure by Jack Vance.
If you like that kind of stuff you could do a lot worse. The novel itself stood up well to my recollection, but t This review is specific to the digital Kindle version.
As one of the first, it’s also one of the best jumping on points for new readers. Open Preview See a Problem?
Ian Douglas SF series: The peripheral characters feel similarly irrelevant and two-dimensional, making it difficult to care about their fates, and all the setting exposit A Battlemech pilot’s father is killed not a spoiler, because the book practically begins with the eventand he must take revenge while engaging in neo-feudal power plays typical of the Battletech universe.