This was a good story, the subject matter has been alluded to in several other Battletech novels, it was nice to see the story behind it. I thought this was a pretty solid book - definitely built on the previous installments in the trilogy, but it moves beyond some of the cliched plot points and elements we saw previously. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions. So they now have a permanent home. Anyone who appreciates excellent prose, witty anecdotes, complex action, intertwining plots, and all-around great writing will anxiously await the next installment.
In fact, of all commonplace contemporary spheroid DropShips only the has this much thrust. Returned to the command of the frigate Unicorn, Nathan is sent to join another young glory-seeker, Captain Horatio Nelson, in a bid to wreck Bonaparte's plans for the invasion of Italy. Unbeknownst to the Gray Death Legion, right after they have left the planet conspirators including and Lord Garth with bombs, killing some twelve million people, then deploy and DropShips painted to resemble the Gray Death Legion. No fee was paid by the author for this review. For Grayson the regiment is his home and his people are his family. The two men become rivals for the favors of fair innkeeper's daughter Charmaine, but the rivalry goes into reverse when Charmaine proves to be angling for a husband. It shows that Verdun is a key to understanding the First World War to the minds of those who waged it, the traditions that bound them and the world that gave them the opportunity.
An established mercenary command by now, the Gray Death Legion suddenly find themselves framed for atrocious war crimes and in the end forge an unlikely cooperation with their old nemesis, Duke Hassid Ricol. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. The DropShips join the Legion at the cache, as do the six DropShips of Ricol's fleet somewhat later. When the Marik forces break the cease-fire and stage a nightly ambush, Carlyle escapes with a handful of troops and 'Mechs. Neither agent will help him though because they do not believe his claims of having been set up.
There are forces plotting though to discredit the Gray Death Legion and take control of Helm. Genre: , Stars: , , , , , , , Director: Carlos Ávila Country: Rating: 7. I couldn't find anything about this book that I truly disliked or was disappointed in. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. After this one I stopped reading Mechwarrior storys.
Nathan Peake charts a perilous course through the treacherous seas off Brittany and into the even more dangerous waters of post-Revolutionary Paris. Carlyle learns from debriefing survivors in the ruins of Helmfast Castle that the attacking forces had immediately moved against the Gray Death Legion holdings with extreme prejudice. But Nathan has his own private agenda -- to find his lost love amid the chaos of war -- and as the fighting spreads from the mountains to the sea, he discovers that glory comes at a higher price than all the gold in the vaults of Genoa. The series is starting to become predictable. As one who is also accountable for the lives of those under his command, as well as civilians and the ships engaged in battle, he agonizes over violence and death, which he comes to understand is the price of glory.
It is like vintage wine and seems to get better with age. It would be good to have some variation in the story. Even as Langsdorf's forces are retreating and the Gray Death Legion is moving out with their own and Ricol's DropShips to be carried on Ricol's , the entire facility self-destructs, killing Precentor Rachan in the process. For Grayson the regiment is his home and his people are his family. Its aim was less to defeat the enemy than bleed him to death and a battleground whose once fertile terrain is even now a haunted wilderness.
In the aftermath, the Gray Death Legion is cleared of all charges and copies of the memory core are distributed throughout the. He confirms that the setup is about the old Star League storehouse and the immense weapons cache it holds: With Carlyle as the legal landholder and potential proprietor of the supposed cache branded outlaw, the fief would have been passed to Lord Garth of Irian who is in league with Precentor Rachan. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Honestly, one of my favorite books in the past year. They try to run to their home base, but find that local authorities have already destroyed it and taken their comrades and families captive, or killed them outright.
Maps of the surprisingly large complex under the Nagayan mountains and a transport network allow the Legion to strategically redeploy their forces and repeatedly ambush and pick off approaching enemy forces. The Price of Glory is the third in the Gray Death Legion series. Grayson Carlyle and his mercenary company are betrayed and set-up as outlaws. Alistair Horne's classic work, continuously in print for over fifty years, is a profoundly moving, sympathetic study of the battle and the men who fought there. Can dad ever step aside, and can the family hold together? Anticipating defeat, Carlyle eventually orders King to make copies of the library core which he realizes is by far the most valuable content of the entire cache, and because the entire setup only makes sense if Precentor Rachan intends to suppress the find.
Something is hidden on the planet that if found will change the universe forever. Another episode in the saga of the Gray Death legion. Their latest target is , a hostile world where life is only possible in domed cities such as the capital city of Tiantan. The Fall of Colonel Driant 8. Grayson Death Carlyle is fighting for Marik and has been given a landhold on the planet Helm. His people are threatened or killed and he fights back and wins against overwhelming odds. Seth Hunter has penned many acclaimed, popular novels for adults and children, as well as written and directed historical dramas for British television, radio, and theatre.
There are forces plotting though to discredit the Gray Death Legion and take control of Helm. When the company is ordered to the front, this comedy interlude gives way to the grim realities of war. Its aim was less to defeat the enemy than bleed him to death and a battleground whose once fertile terrain is even now a haunted wilderness. The Price of Glory Product information Type Novel Author Pages 321 original 384 reprint Cover artwork original reprint Interior artwork Publication information Publisher original reprint First published October 1987 original January 1993 reprint Content Era Timeline early Series Preceded by Followed by The Price of Glory, by , is the third book of the. And, of course, while Peake fulfills his duty as a British agent, he also searches for the love of his life, Sara, who has been caught up in the wars of the Royalists and Republicans.