: On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington) (): David Weber: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. On Basilisk Station (or “HH1” as it’s known to the faithful) is the first installment in David Weber’s cult hit Honor. : On Basilisk Station: Honor Harrington, Book 1 (Audible Audio Edition): David Weber, Allyson Johnson, Audible Studios: Books.

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But Weber makes it more.

Mass Market Paperbackpages. In order to capitalize on Honor’s accomplishments and discredit the conservatives in the government who are pushing for the Kingdom’s withdrawal from Basilisk, a group of officers and politicians conspire to delay the completion of Warlock ‘ s refit and keep Young away from his post for as long as possible.

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On Basilisk Station (Honor Harrington, book 1) by David Weber

It is basillsk extremely honest because some of the themes are from Hornblower at least from the movies. I felt that making Honor stronger than some of the other characters too, was something that wasn’t totally needed.

And yes I have ordered book 2 to carry on the series how did i miss it 20 years ago?? That has its interest and I did appreciate the gasilisk into how officers think about their assignments and how to run a ship.


BUT there are other conversations, as when Weber uses Honor to show the nonsense in the reasoning of some She is brilliantly analytical, as well as compassionate. Ever since junior high school, I’ve appreciated historical fiction about the British Navy in the age of sail; I like the ambiance, the ethos, and the action of the storylines.

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Someone has been supplying the natives with mind-altering drugs and weapons in an attempt to inspire a revolt against the officers of Basilisk Station. During this, Honor learns of a long-standing drug ring catering to the Medusan aboriginesa three-legged sentient species at a Bronze Age technology level.

Trivia About On Basilisk Stati Her crew resent her, the senior officer on the station takes off as soon as she gets there, leaving her in command. He sets up an entire galactic civilization which is very similar to that of our world in the 18th century.

This book was owned by my husband before we met.

It is a winner. Aug 25, carol.

There were times in this book where my mind wandered off and I had to grab it and drag it back to the subject at hand. List of Honorverse characters. Sign In Don’t have an account?

It is the first book in the Honor Harrington series, of which I believe there are now 14 books, plus several books in spin-off series and anthologies. I love this HARD science space opera. The book here opens with Honor taking command and moving from staation I won’t list details as I’ve avoided spoilers Otherwise, I could hardly put the book down. Because of the language and info-dumps, this was technically a four-and-a-half star read for me, but I rounded up.


On Basilisk Station

However, the actual first chapter is a breeze, Weber vividly describes his heroine both physically and mentally. The Star Kingdom of Manticore is gearing up for a likely war with Haven. And Honor has heroic qualities in common with Hornblower, as well as webwr initials. Statikn was like waiting through the stxtion of a movie hoping for a cool extra out-take only to a commercial for the talent agency.

Years and years and years ago, in a mental galaxy far, far away, a boy saw a ton of Star-Trek Military Mary Sue Hard-SF novels on the shelves of his local bookstore and collectively went To some I suppose this “insight” into the feelings and so on of the participants is very welcome. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.