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Title: The Martian General's

Science Fiction
Sub-genre: Military

Type: Novel
Page Count: 253
Size:  6.5x 9 inches
Cover: Color, art
Illustrations: n/a

Publisher: Pyr
ISBN-10: 1591026431
ISBN-13: 978-1591026433
First Edition: 04-01-2008

Theodore Judson's, The Martian General's Daughter Reviewer, "Robert E. Nealis"

Reviewed for by,
"Robert E. Nealis"

Theodore Judson explores Military Science Fiction from a novel perspective with “The Martian General’s Daughter”. His protagonist, the titular character, never enlists in or is drafted by the military. The story is a dystopian tale of a devoted daughter who watches the republic her father is pledged to protect crumble and burn to dust and ashes.  Using a conventional flash-back flash-forward story structure, we follow the career of General Peter Justice Black, the last honorable officer serving in the twilight days of a globe-spanning empire.  His daughter’s observations about the nature of service and the dangers of corruption, in both the military and political spheres, come across as fresh and unbiased since she has standing in neither.  Thankfully, all of this philosophical contemplation is couched within a story rife with battles, intrigue and decadence.


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