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Ranks of Bronze (1986) [Novel]
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Summary :

The Aliens were looking for a few good fighters, warriors who could be brave without blasters, and content with shields of bronze . . .

What they got were Romans . . .

Gaius Vibulenas: From a raw kid, he became an accomplished soldier -- and a leader of men.

Quartilla: She was everything a man could want -- you would never guess she wasn't human.

Pompilius Niger: He learned young that the worst dangers a soldier faces come from those who give him his orders.

Clodius Afer: A veteran, he didn't ask questions -- until his alien masters forced the answers on him.

The aliens knew that in these primitives they possessed the finest low-tech soldiers in the galaxy. What they did not understand was the madness of enslaving a Roman legion and leaving them with swords in their hands.

Original title: Ransk of Bronze
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAdventureMilitaristic
FictionScience FictionAlien BeingsAlien Invasion & Post-occupation
FictionScience FictionWorld VersionsAlternate Histories

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Space Opera Renaissance, the (2006) [Anthology]
      Authors: Iain M. Banks , Peter F. Hamilton , Ursula K. Le Guin , David Brin , David Weber , Dan Simmons , Lois McMaster Bujold , Samuel R. Delany , Cordwainer Smith , Gregory Benford , Michael Moorcock , Stephen Baxter , David Drake , Leigh Brackett , Paul J. McAuley , Robert Reed , Robert Sheckley , Alastair Reynolds , Tony Daniel , Colin Greenland , Allen M. Steele , Jack Williamson , Catherine Asaro , Donald M. Kingsbury , Charles Stross , R. García y Robertson , Michael Kandel , Edmond Hamilton , Sarah Zettel , Scott Westerfeld , John C. Wright , Clive Jackson

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Ranks of Bronze (1986)
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Language: English

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Ranks of Bronze (1986)

ISBN: 067165568X

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