Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Michael A. Stackpole is the author of many science fiction and fantasy novels in the BattleTech series. He is also the New. Lethal Heritage (original).jpg Series, Blood of Kerensky Trilogy Lethal Heritage, by Michael A. Stackpole, is the first book in the Blood of Kerensky trilogy. Blood of Kerensky: Lethal Heritage Bk. 1 by Michael A. Stackpole, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. There was a time in my life bllood I read all of those books, and enjoyed a great many of them, but I’ve never felt a compelling need to swim in those geritage again.

That said, every once in a while you will find a story that is truly well done. Extremely well done, Stackpole submerges you into the Battletech universe once again but this time with the frightening new enemy known as the Clans.

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Apr 04, Kimball Newton rated it it was amazing. Character development is great and the ritualistic scenes of the various units and soon to be clans make for great reading. Great characterization and lots of action. The writing varies in quality from chapter to chapter, generally improving as the book progresses. The descendants of an old Star League general, the Clans, bred to be the best military force humanity has ever seen, have come to take what The year is If you plan on reading Battletech books in the Clans Era [years ] this is the book to start with and make sure you read them in order.

Jun 17, Doc Opp rated it liked it. Your smaller companions have forced me to exhaust my autocannon ammunition and they destroyed one of my lasers. The title should be at least 4 characters long.

To this day, it’s still my favorite book of all time. But with that said, the characters are memorable I’m a fan of Phelan Kell and Kai Allard-Liao and there’s enough action and plot to keep you turning the pages. With so many vital plot points in the ongoing saga, this whole trilogy is essential. You submitted the following rating and review. Then he spends the rest of the book whining about it.


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But I’m a sci-fi fan, and I enjoy this light-hearted stuff. So, I wouldn’t recommend this if you haven’t read the previous trilogy, but if you have and liked it, then if you pick this up, know that it gets better than the first pages would lead you to believe. It withstood the time and even now I can recommend it to any fiction fan – politics, interesting characters and vivid depiction of battles of mechs. A race that selectively breeds itself for combat. They were ok at best.

Character development is ltehal and the ritualistic scenes of blood various units and soon to be clans make for great reading. The techn You can’t go home again It’s free and yours to keep.

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Las distintas casas tratan de detenerlas por separado pero uno tras otro son derrotados. Unless you are interested in Battletech, move on. The kf is that the novels are a series of things that happened, with little foreshadowing or other storytelling artistry.

I know the story, but it’s still fun. Lethal Heritage is forever emblazoned on my brain as lehtal one of the best BattleTech novels, and as one of most memorable books I’ve ever read. Mostly he just doubts himself a lot, or so we are told.

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I’m not really bothered by bad writing. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Each of the main characters gives a soliloquy in their initial chapters, explaining who they are, their heritage, their motivations, their desires. I first read this book over 25 years ago. The Innersphear is a totally believable thin I listened to the Audiobook over on Audible. Looking for beautiful books? The author is much better at action sequences and suspense than at character development or set up.


I especially like the way Stackpole writes and describes ‘Mech combat.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The author does a great job of highlighting many of the prominent factions within Battletech lore, making each one seem interesting and at least somewhat justified in their bids for power within the setting. Read this book during my High School days.

Wolves on the Border Kindle Edition. I mean, the story is deep and engaging, but it’s not dark by any means. The politics are well played out and you start to get a feel for the different societies.

I own a whole bunch of Battletech books – we’ll see if I get up the gumption to try another one, presumably the second in this series which I also thought was great, back in the day. Also, I had played a lot of Battletech in my youth and the Clan invasion was a natural continuation in what I thought was a fascinating story of politics and war.

For the past three hundred years, since the Star League collapse and the rise of the Five Successor States, these mortal enemies have fought over space, land and politics. Everything that comes after seems hollow. I loved these books growing up — as others have pointed out, Stackpole had not hit his writing stride at this point so some of the writing is cringe-worthy.