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Terms of Enlistment

Postby Whiterook » Fri Mar 21, 2014 9:03 pm

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Terms of Enlistment
by Marko Kloos

Started reading this title on a whim. I've been getting back into science fiction a lot lately, with my last seven books read being of that genre. This one isn't quite what I expected, but it is still an entertaining read nonetheless. Unlike some of the title I've read of late, I don't see myself reading this one again.

From Amazon.com:
The year is 2108, and the North American Commonwealth is bursting at the seams. For welfare rats like Andrew Grayson, there are only two ways out of the crime-ridden and filthy welfare tenements, where you're restricted to two thousand calories of badly flavored soy every day:
You can hope to win the lottery and draw a ticket on a colony ship settling off-world, or you can join the service.

With the colony lottery a pipe dream, Andrew chooses to enlist in the armed forces for a shot at real food, a retirement bonus, and maybe a ticket off Earth. But as he starts a career of supposed privilege, he soon learns that the good food and decent health care come at a steep price…and that the settled galaxy holds far greater dangers than military bureaucrats or the gangs that rule the slums.

The debut novel from Marko Kloos, Terms of Enlistment is a new addition to the great military sci-fi tradition of Robert Heinlein, Joe Haldeman, and John Scalzi.
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Re: Terms of Enlistment

Postby newtrend » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:57 am

One of my favorite! The 4th book just came out 2 days ago!! Starting to read it today on my kindle :-))

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Re: Terms of Enlistment

Postby Whiterook » Mon Jun 06, 2016 4:47 pm

newtrend wrote:One of my favorite! The 4th book just came out 2 days ago!! Starting to read it today on my kindle :-))


WOW>>>>>> I thought I was the only person in my circle of friends that read this! It's a cool series....I need to revisit it as I got sidetracked on book 2.
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