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Crown of Slaves

Written by: David Weber,Eric Flint
Narrated by: Peter Larkin
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The Star Kingdom's ally, Erewhon, is growing increasingly restive in the alliance because the new High Ridge regime ignores its needs. Add to that the longstanding problem of a slave labor planet controlled by hostile Mesans in Erewhon's stellar back yard, a problem which High Ridge also ignores.

Finally, the recent assassination of the Solarian League's most prominent voice of public conscience indicates the growing danger of political instability in the League - which is also close to Erewhon. In desperation, Queen Elizabeth tries to defuse the situation by sending a private mission to Erewhon led by Captain Zilwicki, accompanied by one of her nieces. When they arrive on Erewhon, however, Manticore's most capable agent and one of its princesses find themselves in a mess.

Not only do they encounter one of the Republic of Haven's most capable agents - Victor Cachat - but they also discover that the Solarian League's military delegation seems up to its neck in skullduggery. And, just to put the icing on the cake, the radical freed slave organization, the Audubon Ballroom, is also on the scene - led by its most notorious killer, Jeremy X.

©2005 David Weber (P)2009 Audible, Inc.

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Worst ever Webber book

I can't believe I even lasted 7 chapters. I am a huge D. Webber fan. This was just a meandering miasma of pointless dialog. I am still not sure who the mian character is. Why David, why ? No plot, no hero, no reason.
Please provide a central character, a challenge for them, and a reason for us to want them to succeed. Also, add these, sometime, in the first
thousand pages.
Go back to writing with T. Zahn, he can keep you on a plan and a plot.
What a waste of money and time.

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Good story, poor audio compression

The story and narration were fine, but the audio production could use some help. I wouldn't recommend it for anyone who is listening in a noisy environment, as the audio compression seems out of whack, and it's hard to hear.

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