❮Reading❯ ➽ Impulse ➶ Author Dave Bara – Dolove.info

Impulse Lieutenant Peter Cochrane Of The Quantar Royal Navy Believes He Has His Future Clearly Mapped Out It Begins With His New Assignment As An Officer On Her Majesty S Spaceship Starbound, A Lightship Bound For Deep Space Voyages Of Exploration But Everything Changes When Peter Is Summoned To The Office Of His Father, Grand Admiral Nathan Cochrane, And Given Devastating News The Death Of A Loved One In A Distant Solar System, A Mysterious And Unprovoked Attack Upon Lightship Impulse Resulted In The Deaths Of Peter S Former Girlfriend And Many Of Her Shipmates Now Peter S Plans Are Torn Asunder As He Is Transferred To A Unified Space Navy Ship Under Foreign Command, En Route To An Unexpected Destination, And Surrounded Almost Entirely By Strangers To Top It Off, His Superiors Have Given Him Secret Orders That Might Force Him To Become A Mutineer The Crisis At Hand Becomes A Gateway To Something Much When The Ship S Historian Leads Peter And His Shipmates Into A Galaxy Of The Unknown Of Ancient Technologies, Age Old Rivalries, New Cultures, And Unexpected Romance It S An Overwhelming Responsibility For Peter, And One False Step Could Plunge Humanity Into An Apocalyptic Interstellar War


About the Author: Dave Bara

Dave Bara was born at the dawn of the space age and grew up watching the Gemini and Apollo space programs on television He dreamed of becoming an astronaut one day This soon led him to an interest in science fiction, especially on television His early years were filled with dozens of episodes of the original Star Trek, Lost in Space, The Outer Limits, and The Twilight Zone He began to read sci



10 thoughts on “Impulse

  1. says:

    This looked interesting, but it s old school space opera without the fizz that just doesn t cut it for me any Space opera can be fun, but only if it doesn t take itself too seriously


  2. says:

    I picked up Impulse because I have a weakness for space opera probably because I was raised on a steady diet of Star Trek and Star Wars, Blake s 7 and Babylon 5 Impulse is fun enough, with ch


  3. says:

    30 11 I didn t enjoy the first chapter I was highly irritated by the way so many off Earth locations are named after a current Earth city or state New Queensland, New Brisbane AKA New Briz, New Wurz


  4. says:

    Military space opera, flawed not only by a disregard for physical laws Full stop, Mr Marker Turn us around, Mr Marker , but by deep seated sexism ranging from the fact that women are usually referred to by


  5. says:

    Impulse is Dave Bara s debut novel, published earlier this month by DAW The cover copy starts off like this Following in the tradition of such top science fiction writers as Isaac Asimov, Arthur C Clarke, Gordon


  6. says:

    Impulse by Dave Bara is very much an old school space opera The novel s hero Lieutenant Cochrane is also a member of a landed gentry class and in line for the throne competent and capable Cochrane is thrust into the une


  7. says:

    The story starts out strong, but gets muddled in the middle with too much going on, awkward romances, and frankly stupid decisions on the part of numerous characters The world building falls apart as well, a true shame given i


  8. says:

    prose did not work out for me from what I browsed including the last several pages, the novel is a generic mil sf space opera book so if you like the subgenre it s worth taking a look tried again the novel as I was in the mood for so


  9. says:

    originally posted at came as a total suprise to me, I hadn t heard of Dave Bara before and his writing and didn t saw any annoncements of this book whatsoever When Del Rey asked me if I would like to review this book I counldn t say no, I a


  10. says:

    Copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Impulse is the debut sci fi novel from Dave Bara It s protagonist is Peter Cochrane, a ships Lieutenant in a space navy composed of two uneasily allied powers, and a third balancing force, the L


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