Ice, iron and gold

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Night Shade Books,
Pub. Date:
[2007]
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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Egyptian chariots carry shotgunners and haul heavy cannoninto battle, Roman centurions fight atthe whims of bug-eyed monsters, vigilantNational Guardsmen hold the line againstcannibalistic illegal aliens, and Americansoldiers wander savage lands, leadinga massive AI -controlled BOLO tank,as they struggle to return home to aUnited States that no longer exists. Through themes of duty, honor, andfortitude under fire, New York Timesbest-selling author S. M. Stirling presentsthirteen stories of military men andwomen pushed to the point where mythand technology collide. ShowcasingStirling's trademark military action,jargon-heavy dialogue, and conflictdrivenstorytelling, these thrilling tales ofalternate histories, apocalyptic futures,and hard-driving military Science Fictiondemonstrate why Stirling has long been afan favorite. Ice, Iron, and Gold, the first short fiction collectionby S. M. Stirling, features "Somethingfor Yew," an original novella set in Stirling'sEmberverse (Dies the Fire) and "RidingShotgun to Armageddon," a short storyset within the universe of his Nantucketseries (Island in the Sea of Time). Anessential collection for Stirling fans anda perfect introduction for new readers,Ice, Iron and Gold gathers togetherevocative and insightful tales certain tothrill, shock, and astound.
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subject_facet Alternative histories (Fiction), Apocalyptic fantasies, Electronic books, Fiction, Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction, Life on other planets -- Fiction, Science Fiction, Science fiction, Short Stories, Short stories, Soldiers -- Fiction
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title_full Ice, Iron, and Gold [electronic resource] Stirling, S., Ice, iron and gold / S.M. Stirling, Ice, iron, and gold [electronic resource]. S. M Stirling
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