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Compare this to Stirling's Draka series,
By A Customer
This review is from: The Chosen (Mass Market Paperback)
Read Stirling's Draka novels first for an added appreciation
of this book. The Chosen resemble the Draka, and the
Santandans are kin to the Alliance for Democracy.
In both plots, the Chosen/Draka have more slaves and resources
and strive toward world conquest. Here, the technology
level is World War I. But the real contrast is in the different
strategy used by Santander, and in the resultant outcome.
It is as though in the Draka universe, the Alliance
had elected to fight in the time frame of "Under the Yoke",
instead of staying at peace, paving the way to its
disasterous fate in "Stone Dogs".