4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
I recomend this book,
By A Customer
This review is from: The Chosen (Mass Market Paperback)David Drake seems to bring a degree of historical realism to the team that is lacking in SMS solo work and the story and writing are first rate. Unlike the Draka, who are cartoonish, the Chosen are much more believable as a totalitarian warrior caste complete with the inherent weakness of such regimes. The Santander Republic is also believeable and shows the good and bad of a free society going to war.
The bad news: There are still the excessivly cute references (PT109 being rammed & "Gridley", for instance) that jar from the story by reminding of the authors presence. And a lot of the technological details get glossed over. How BIG are those airships anyway???