School Me On Ringo

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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:32 pm

The Last Centurion was really good.
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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by skb12172 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:46 pm

I just bought The Last Centurian. Book report to follow.
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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by First Shirt » Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:13 pm

skb12172 wrote:Isn't the last centurion part of the Troy rising series?
No, it's not part of any series. Not sure what caused him to write it, but I really enjoyed it.
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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by randy » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:48 am

Steamforger wrote: I thoroughly enjoyed the Posleen series and would also add Yellow Eyes to that list.

Watch on the Rhine was a good read despite intensely disliking some of the characters.
I didn't include them as they weren't straight Ringo, but Ringo/Kratman collaborations (talk about a combination guaranteed to cause SJW heads to explode! :twisted: ).

Still good and enjoyable IMHO, but not what the OP was asking. And I think they are better to read after the basic 4 I listed.
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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by HTRN » Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:52 am

I keep wanting to do a bunch of short stories based on the idea that the earth the Posleen try to invade are settings from other sources of fiction - the MCU, Fifth Imperium, and Girl Genius settings would be hilarious. The Make a wish verse would be just cruel. :twisted:
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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by MiddleAgedKen » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:12 pm

First Shirt wrote:
skb12172 wrote:Isn't the last centurion part of the Troy rising series?
No, it's not part of any series. Not sure what caused him to write it, but I really enjoyed it.
Wasn't it published around the first time the specter of a Hitlery Milhous Rodham regime slouched toward Bethlehem, along with the apparent possibility that bird flu would turn into something Really Bad?
Watergate didn't have a body count.

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Re: School Me On Ringo

Post by First Shirt » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:08 pm

Yeah, and about the time people started realizing that global warming wasn't happening, too.
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