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Honor Harrington: On Basilisk Station cover On Basilisk Station (1993)
Book One of the Honor Harrington series

Baen paperback
cover art by Larry Schwinger (right)

Baen paperback
cover art by David Mattingly
422 pages + an excerpt (left)
On Basilisk Station cover

From the back cover of the US paperback (right):
       Honor in Trouble:
       --Having made him look the fool, she's been exiled to Basilisk Station in disgrace and set up for ruin by a superior who hates her.
       --Her demoralized crew blames her for their ship's humiliating posting to an out-of-the-way picket station.
       --The aborigines of the system's only habitable planet are smoking homicide-inducing hallucinogens.
       --Parliament isn't sure it wants to keep the place; the major local industry is smuggling; the merchant cartels want her head; the star-conquering, so-called "Republic" of Haven is Up To Something; and Honor Harrington has a single, over-age light cruiser with an armament that doesn't work to police the entire star system.
       But the people out to get her have made one mistake.  They've made her mad.

Read for group discussion on September 26, 2007

How we each rated this book
Dan - Amy 7 stack of books 10   Wow! Don't miss it
8-9  Highly recommended
7    Recommended
5-6  Mild recommendation
3-4  Take your chances
1-2  Below average; skip it
0    Get out the flamethrower!
U    Unfinishable or unreadable
-    Skipped or no rating given
Cheri 7 Barb -
Aaron 6 Cynthia 8
Jackie - Ron 5
Christine - Stephanie -
Patty -

David Weber (1952- ) is a USA science fiction and fantasy writer best known for military SF.

Honor Harrington series:
--On Basilisk Station (1993), a first hardcover edition was published in 1999
--Honor of the Queen (1993)
--Short Victorious War (1994)
--Field of Dishonor (1994)
--Flag in Exile (1995)
--Honor Among Enemies (1996)
--In Enemy Hands (1997)
--Echoes of Honor (1998)
--Ashes of Victory (2000)
--War of Honor (2002)
--At All Costs (2005)

Worlds of Honor anthologies, set in Honor Harrington universe
--More than Honor (1998), contains one novella and article by Weber
--Worlds of Honor (1999), contains two novellas by Weber
--Changer of Worlds (2001), contains a novella and novelette by Weber
--The Service of the Sword (2003), contains a novella by Weber

Novels related to the Harrington series
--Crown of Slaves (with Eric Flint, 2003)
--The Shadow of Saganami (2004)

Dahek or Mutineers' Moon series
--Mutineers' Moon (1991)
--Armageddon Inheritance (1993)
--Heirs of Empire (1996)
--Empire from the Ashes (omnibus, 2003), is an omnibus of the three books

War God or Bahzell Bahnakson fantasy series
--Oath of Swords (1995)
--The War God's Own (1998)
--Wind Rider's Oath (2004)

Safehold series
--Off Armageddon Reef (2007)

Starfire Series - co-written with Steve White, based on Starfire games
--Insurrection (1990)
--Crusade (1992)
--In Death Ground (1997)
--The Shiva Option (2002), sequel to In Death Ground
--The Stars at War (omnibus, 2004), omnibus of Crusade and In Death Ground (1997)
--The Stars at War II (omnibus, 2005), omnibus of The Shiva Option and a revised and expanded Insurrection

Captain March/Prince Roger/Empire of Man series - co-written with John Ringo
--March Upcountry (2001)
--March to the Sea (2001)
--March to the Stars (2003)
--We Few (2005)

1632 series (1632 by Eric Flint), written with Eric Flint
--1633 (2002)
--1634 : The Baltic War (2007)

Multiverse series, written with Linda Evans
--Hells' Gate (2006)
--Hell Hath No Fury (2007)

Other Novels
--Path of The Fury (1992), space opera
--The Apocalypse Troll (1999), space opera
--The Excalibur Alternative (2002), set in the world of David Drake's Ranks of Bronze
--Old Soldiers (2005), novel featuring Keith Laumer's Bolos
--In Fury Born (2006), expanded reissue of Path of the Fury

Other collections & anthologies
--Bolos #3: The Triumphant (with Linda Evans, 1995)
--Bolo! (2005), collection featuring Keith Laumer's Bolos
--Foreign Legions (with Eric Flint and David Drake, 2001)
--The Warmasters (with Eric Flint and David Drake, 2002)

David Weber - Wikipedia
SF REVIEWS.NET: On Basilisk Station / David Weber
NESFA : Honor Harrington -- David Weber

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