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Well-known author Bova’s first science fiction title, long out of print since its original edition, returns with an introductory essay by the. The author performed extensive stellar mapmaking and astronomical studies while writing the book. This research sets the stage for an interstellar war for control. Results 1 – 27 of 27 The Star Conquerors by Ben Bova and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Changing of the Guard. The Sam Gunn Omnibus. But it’s not the Bova I’ve been reading the last few years.

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You can tell it’s an early book. It was a good story, and seemed very much like a blueprint for Star Trek that perhaps Roddenberry liked a lot. Interesting sci-fi from Bova. Please review your cart. Dec 05, Lynnelle D. Bova is an avid fencer and organized Avco Everett’s fencing club.

The Dark Between the Stars. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In this book, though, the protagonist is a junior officer, about twenty years old, in the Star Watch, the interstellar navy of the Terran Confederation.

The Star Conquerors (Watchmen, book 1) by Ben Bova

A Night Without Stars. After a period of rest, repair, and reinforcement, the Expeditionary Force sets out again, fighting its way across thousands of light years.


Geoffrey Knowland, whose father, Heath, runs the whole Earth defense effort, is authorized to take what’s left of the fleet and go on the offensive. To Explore New Worlds October Learn how and when to remove this template message. A fantasy which pivots about prehistoric and recorded history, is replete with obvious devices of warfare, stock characters, and awkward dialogue.

He would later divorce Rosa in Take Back the Sky. Vanquished finally by the superior conqurrors of this younger and more vigorous race, the “Masters” relinquish their supremacy.

The Star Conquerors (The Others, #1) by Ben Bova

Bova was the science advisor for the failed television series The Starlost, leaving in disgust after the airing of the first episode. Tales of the Grand Tour. His novel The Starcrossed was loosely based cobquerors his experiences and featured a thinly veiled characterization of his friend and colleague Harlan Ellison. The Master tells Jeff conquerorx having won the war, he is now responsible for an empire comprising eighty billion star systems, and then the Master vanishes.


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Thank you Ben Bova! It was published in by the John C. Jaybush rated it it was amazing Jul 27, boova Heading out to Orionthe force defeats several Saurian fleets, destroying enemy ships faster than they lose their own. The Komani, one of those societies, is totally based on war.

Now we can all join a galaxy where various human species conquerots spread across the galaxy trying to cope with ruthless and technologically advanced nonhuman species, led by the Masters, who have already absorbed enslaved many human civilizations. I read it when I was a teenager and it was one of the sci fi books that hooked me on space.


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A million years ago, mankind had spread out among the stars, with colonies on a number of planets. A Grand Tour Collection. It gets 4 stars based on memories from long ago one of the books that made me interested i A YA sci-fi novel that’s now a half-century old.

This ancient and superior culture, which has mechanically provoked the various ages of man, realizing that they are decadent and in decline, is intent upon subjugating the “Humanoids”. Things are not going well for the Terrans. Blood of the Cosmos. They begin to have an effect, destroying a base here, and an outpost there.