Carnifex

Carnifex

Book - 2007
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First Time in Paperback. Military Science Fiction by the Author of A Desert Called Peace and A State of Disobedience .  

Revenge: it won't bring your wife and kids back, but it might help with the nightmares.

Patricio Carrera has been waging what amounts to a private world war to bring to justice the murderers of his family. He's raised an army and air force and used them. He's raised a fleet and he's about to use that. He's suborned one republic and is about to undermine another. He's tracked his enemies across half a world, breaking, in the process, any notion of international law that stood in his way.

            Now he's deployed his legions to Pashtia, penultimate hideout of the Salafi Ikhwan who have made him what he has become. But with each step further from his home, revenge seems no closer. And with each step he leaves behind him a little of his dwindling humanity.

            Revenge is a dish best served cold. Yet the trail itself grows cold, as cold as the snow-capped, windswept mountains of Pashtia. Only Carrera's hate still burns hot, and that's a fire that is slowly consuming him.
Publisher: Riverdale, NY : Baen Books, c2007
ISBN: 9781416591504
9781416573838
Branch Call Number: KRATM
Characteristics: 675 p

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Life for the crucified rarely contains any humor.

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All the weapons of man have their own souls, their own spirits.

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All warfare is based on deception.

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... if reasoning is the right word to use when discussing a women's thoughts.

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