House of Steel

House of Steel

The Honorverse Companion

Book - 2013
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A new short Honorverse novel, chronicling the early days of the Manticoran Star Kingdom and the reign of King Roger; plus a compendium of tech, specs, and history to accompany the blockbuster series.
Publisher: Riverdale, N.Y. : Baen, c2013.
ISBN: 9781451638752
Characteristics: 565 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,25 cm.


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Mar 22, 2016

David Weber went Tom Clancy by tapping Buship nine (one famously happened to study military forces at work & study fictional forces at spare time) on history, equipment & doctrine "non-fiction companion book". What a squrrielly idea. It would be nice to to have companion book on the "Andies", Haven & Solarian history, equipment & doctrine as a sequel or maybe an interview with a Haven officer just like Tom Clancy. However, that's a small quibble.

PhyllisG286 Mar 04, 2015

I will Build a House of Steel, the story of the life of the father of Elizabeth III, is worthy of a separate book. The compendium section adds background to the history of Haven, Manticore, and Grayson along with their armed forces. This book is a must read.

May 16, 2014

The special included novella is average (which means quit good) Honorverse story, centered around King Roger and Elizabeth.

The rest if for fans and people who have lost their scorecard.

Aug 06, 2013

This book also contains ship class descriptions for both the Manticoran and Grayson Navies; including a limited number of Havenite designs representing captured vessels accepted into service. Uniform designs are shown for both the Manticoran and Grayson Navies also. An Order of Precedence for military awards of both Manticore and Grayson are shown. Limited color plates are included along with numerous black and white illustrations.


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Oct 01, 2013

The House of Winton does not forget its duties, or its responsibilites ... or its enemies.

Oct 01, 2013

My Lords, the House of Winton does not lose when the security and the freedom of the Star Kingdom of Manticore and its citizens are at stake.

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