Decision at Thunder Rift has ratings and 42 reviews. Battletech is the exciting and innovative role-playing game of a future world that combines non-. BattleTech Legenden 01 – Gray Death 1: Entscheidung am Thunder Rift (German Edition) – Kindle edition by William H. Keith Jr., Reinhold H. Mai. Download it. Entscheidung am Thunder Rift. Battletech. Erster Roman der Gray Death- Trilogie . [William H. Keith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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I never got to experience any of it, not even the tabletop game until much later. If you like that kind of stuff you could do a lot worse. The novel starts off a little slow and spends a bit too much time setting up characters that won’t be seen or referenced for the rest of the novel, but once it gets going it doesn’t stop. Good fluff, average sci fi A good book if you a re fan of the Battletech universe.

Lists with This Book. Grayson Death Carlyle is thrown in at the deep end of managing people, mechs and supplies as Kurita forces land on Trellwan in a staged coup, and he finds himself cut off and alone on an enemy held planet.

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What dooms the book is that the characters are drawn so shallowly that to call them 1 dimensional might do them too much credit. The big problem is the ending. To ask other readers questions about Decision at Thunder Riftplease sign up. One star but add 4 stars to that review if you are 12 year old me.

I heard about this book on a podcast in which the hosts are Battletech players.

In short if you aren’t a battletech nerd you probably won’t be rit into this. The first Battletech novel I’ve read and a great entry into the world. As a straight piece of military sci fi this book does ok, but it’s the Battlemech’s themselves that are the stars, more so than the characters – had to give 4 stars just for nostalgia value. Decent read, but I could definitely rlft this was written 25 years ago, much earlier in Keith’s career.


May 16, Cody rated it really liked it.

If I can’t stand it also, I guess Battletech is dead to me. Great story, plenty of action. A decently written tie-in novel that scratches one’s itch for meaty combat between giant robots.

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Decision at Thunder Rift

But I am, so I’ll probably finish out the series. The story itself is rather cliche, but it provides a nice launch point for a new universe. Lovely action, drama, and explosive action. Strap in, suspend disbelief, have fun! Eigentlich viel besser als durch das alberne Entscheidujg und die mangahaften Zeichnungen zu erwarten war.

It was written in the late 80’s and you can tell. The characters are generic hero types, bent on revenge, not much really of interest going on with them. Published September entscheiduhg by Roc first published Said power plays are, unfortunately, rather uninteresting and confusing while still ostensibly relevant, and the revenge story is bog-standard. No knowledge of the game is required.

Decision at Thunder Rift by William H. Keith Jr.

The next in chronological order trilogy is by Michael Stackpole, so that’ll be my do or die series. The book is great as entsfheidung ever was, with a heart-thumping plot, compelling characters integral to the Battletech universe, and an incredibly satisfying conclusion. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

We are only briefly introduced to the politics of the Successor States in this book, but I can sense that it will provide a very fertile atmosphere for more stories in the future.

They are garrisoned on the world of Trellwan a world of extremes where the year is 45 standard days long, and the day I first read the Battletech series around 20 years ago when I was playing the boardgame that the series is based upon.

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The prose repeats itself a lot, describing thing over and over again using the As a fan of the setting, I’ve got entsfheidung say I enjoyed the book. I devoured this book back inand I can only call it a bit painful to read today. While this is much more grounded in real physics then most anime I’ve seen, it might provide an interesting avenue for those fans as well.

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The world, combat, and mechs did not disappoint. Entrenida de principio a fin. May 04, Mphecker rated it it was amazing. Like in 40k, a lot of tech is irreplaceable, and war ravages continually for centuries.

Unfortunately entsscheidung villains aren’t too fleshed out. BattleTech Universe 1 – 10 of 95 books. I would also say, if someone at Catalyst Game Labs is listening, is that they need a good copy editor. A Battlemech pilot’s father is killed not a spoiler, because the book practically begins with the eventand he must take revenge while engaging in neo-feudal power plays typical of the Battletech universe. Decision at Thunder Rift takes place in the Battletech game universe, where soldiers fight wars in giant robots called Mechs.

I actually would like to hear more about the protagonists and if they appear in later books. The novel The beginning of the Gray Death Legion is one of the first novels to expand on the Battletech role playing game. Now, entschejdung the first Battletech novel, it feels nostalgic. The battles are small and personal.

Aug 09, Kevin rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Amazon Kindle version was a scan with a significant amount of typos. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Oct 10, David rated it really liked it. There are a lot of politics from the start that will spin your head, but once you get the basic backstory down, it’s a pretty fun read.

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