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Re: [Fantasy_Books] "Oath of Fealty" by Elizabeth Moon

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  • blackash
    Great I m reading this series now, I m waiting for my library to get in the 3 of The Deed of Paksenarrion in. Thou I think I have to buy Oath of Fealty. Thanks
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      Great I'm reading this series now, I'm waiting for my library to get in
      the 3 of The Deed of Paksenarrion in. Thou I think I have to buy Oath of
      Fealty. Thanks for the link.


      William C. Garthright wrote:
      >
      > I just finished "Oath of Fealty" by Elizabeth Moon, her new sequel to
      > "The Deed of Paksenarrion" trilogy first published more than two decades
      > ago (not to be confused with the 1981 SF novel by Larry Niven and Jerry
      > Pournelle, which has the same title).
      >
      > In general, I loved the book, but it's just the first part of a longer
      > story (multiple stories, rather). The book just... ends, without any
      > attempt to come to any temporary conclusion. Although the book starts
      > where "Oath of Gold" left off, Paksenarrion is just a minor character in
      > "Oath of Fealty." There are a number of characters in different story
      > threads, instead. (I like that, myself.)
      >
      > If you want more details, here's my blog post:
      >
      > http://garthright.blogspot.com/2010/06/oath-of-fealty-by-elizabeth-moon.html
      >
      > FYI, last week I also posted comments about "Saltation" by Sharon Lee
      > and Steve Miller, part of their Liaden Universe series and sequel to
      > "Fledgling":
      >
      > http://garthright.blogspot.com/2010/06/saltation-by-sharon-lee-steve-miller.html
      >
      > It's science fiction (space opera), rather than fantasy, but I suspect
      > that this series is popular with fantasy fans. And since the Liaden
      > Universe is full of psi powers, it's arguably fantasy, anyway, I guess.
      >
      > There's been very little posting here in recent months. Is no one
      > reading anything? I must admit that I haven't been reading much myself
      > lately, but I thought I'd mention these two.
      >
      > Bill
      >
      > http://garthright.blogspot.com/
      >
      > --
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      > threatened a depression. The crisis required our government to display
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      >
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