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Hangfire

Author: David Sherman; Dan Cragg; J P Targete
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Most people visit Havanagas only in their dreams, for few can afford the exclusive resort planet that recreates the ancient worlds and caters to every taste. Witches are burned at the stake in medieval towns while riotous hordes fill Rome's Coliseum to watch gladiators battle. Even the basest of human lusts are satiated by deadly sex acts and a thriving slave trade. The crime bosses' control of Havanagas and its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Sherman; Dan Cragg; J P Targete
ISBN: 0345435923 9780345435927
OCLC Number: 46644705
Notes: Cover art by Jean Targete.
"A Del Rey book"--Title page and title page verso.
"Del Rey science fiction"--Spine.
Description: 346 pages ; 18 cm.
Other Titles: Hang fire
Responsibility: David Sherman and Dan Cragg.

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Most people visit Havanagas only in their dreams, for few can afford the exclusive resort planet that recreates the ancient worlds and caters to every taste. Witches are burned at the stake in medieval towns while riotous hordes fill Rome's Coliseum to watch gladiators battle. Even the basest of human lusts are satiated by deadly sex acts and a thriving slave trade. The crime bosses' control of Havanagas and its people is brutally effective. Now three Marine's from Co. L's 3rd Platoon - masquerading as discharged military buddies on holiday - are going in to break the kingpins' bloody stranglehold. From bordellos and rebellious enclaves to the very pit of the Coliseum filled with deadly beasts, Corporal Pasquin and Lance Corporals Claypoole and Dean face certain death with only their wits and skills as weapons. But they're Marines, built to survive ...

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