Editorial Reviews. Review. Marque and Reprisal is Nebula Award winner Elizabeth Moon’s second novel about Kylara Vatta, starship captain in. An utterly satisfying adventure In Kylara Vatta, Moon has created another tough and complex heroine.”—Scifi Though the exciting. Marque and Reprisal (given the somewhat more generic title of Moving Target in the UK) picks up the misadventures of trader captain Kylara Vatta following the.

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Review: MARQUE AND REPRISAL (Vatta’s War #2), by Elizabeth Moon

Elizzbeth the other hand, Rafe is a problem. Jan 14, Katharine Ventureadlaxre rated it it was amazing Shelves: Stella also offers a great contrast to Ky. It was still a good story, but it lost a lot of elizabth with me for that. That they just happen upon the one guy in the universe with that tech, history and skill set is too absurd; the author should have set it up so that they came upon each other in a more believable way.

In order to spread the costs of hiring the mercenary force, Ky forms a convoy with three other traders and they set off for Garth-Lindheimer. Lots of Vatta’s thoughts but not much development of other characters as has been the case and probably the intent for this series. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Not Enabled Word Wise: She is also contacted by qnd Mackensee Military Assistance Corporation whose insystem personnel are running dangerously short of funds.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Like Ky, Stella has had youthful mistakes to overcome and a dubious reputation to rehabilitate. Be the first to ask a question about Marque and Reprisal, Part 1.


Jennika Suni rated it really liked it Jul 18, For all I know this is a very good novel His fleet in disrepair due the machinations of Lewis Parmina, Rafe struggles to salvage enough fighting ships and men to assist in the defense of Nexus. So, why oh why did they get one of the poorest readers I’ve ever heard to read the audio mokn of the bo Oh good grief Want to Read saving….

Unfortunately, the arrival of Stella includes that of Rafe, her former lover, and here the characterization fails a little, at least from my point of view: It also features Kylara Vatta and is set after the events of Vatta’s War. This page was last edited on 8 Marsueat Guess I’ll have to find out elizabehh the next installment.

The simple plans get more complex, and suddenly Ky or someone else is improvising. See 1 question about Marque and Reprisal…. I’ve got to tell you, I’m really enjoying this series. There are bigger problems to handle before anything romantic happens and to me that is entirely repprisal.

Marque and Reprisal is an excellent sequel to Trading in Danger. In the rigidly formal Moscoe Confederation, gross discourtesy carries the death penalty. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

SF : Marque and Reprisal / Elizabeth Moon ★★½

While I still read this book cover to cover more or less in a single sitting, that is definitely much more a reflection of my love for space opera than the quality of the work. Elizabeth Moon is one of my favorite authors.

This isn’t a bad space opera, just a disappointingly average one. And Ky has other problems. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.


I mean maybe the reader who I won’t name here has done a good job on other books. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The first book in this series could have been taken for a stand alone novel – yes there were unanswered questions but overall it felt complete for me anyway. After orchestrating a galaxy-wide failure of the communications network owned and maintained by the powerful ISC corporation, Turek and his marauders strike swiftly and without mercy. I’m really enjoying this series. Coale rated it it was amazing Jan 03, And in the last pages or so it really did take off.

I was very happy to see that no shortcuts were taken, and she doesn’t have the SF version of a talking sword to solve all her resource problems. She married Richard Moon, a Rice classmate and Army officer, in ; they moved to the small central Texas town where they still live in No one is keen to help Ky, everyone wants to circle the wagons and not expose themselves to violence as well. The court concludes that there is no evidence that Ky has falsified her identity.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Similarly, she continues to find ways to put her characters into interesting situations that reveal more about them, or motivate them to change.

I have never picked up mopn of her books and been disappointed.