Michael C

Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (37 of 39)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 110,444 - Total Helpful Votes: 37 of 39
Elite: Reclamation (Elite: Dangerous) by Drew Wagar
5.0 out of 5 stars hard edged....great., 24 July 2014
From the very outset Drew, in no uncertain terms, reminds you that the Elite Universe is a brutal place to be. Death, blunt and with no frills death, is around every corner. It's not a gruesome book - there's no gore or anything like that - but by the time you finish this book that rose-tinted view of exploring space in your brand new Cobra Mark III will be long gone.

Great read; I thoroughly enjoyed every page.
Elite: And Here The Wheel (Elite: Dangerous) by John Harper
I think Lee's review covers a lot of what I wanted to say, but I will add that for me this novel (perhaps alone out of all the Elite novels released so far) brings back memories of the two game sequels; Frontier 2 and Frontier: First Encounters. As I read through the books it felt exactly like I did when I used to play those games...and fond memories they are!

The lead characters are more complex than they first seem and John does a great job of taking you into brutal, unforgiving Universe. Just what you'd expect from this type of book!
Elite: Lave Revolution (Elite: Dangerous) by Allen Stroud
7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
If you have any interest at all in the "Elite: Dangerous" game, then you really need to read this book. That said, Allen tells a great story, so even if you've never heard of the game, I'm sure you'll enjoy reading about Lave's revolution.

Lave Revolution seems like it was meant to be an historical account of how the revolution happened - the events leading up to it - rather than any on-world fighting action that you might expect to happen in a revolution.

I have a long time interest in the ELITE series of games and E:LR is littered with great nuggets of information on the Elite Universe, which all adds up to giving good depth and background to the story of the… Read more