"Take Back The Sky" is the third book in Greg Bear's "War Dogs" trilogy. I know that I did not review the first two books, but how can you truly review until you reach the end of a tale. I waited. So this is a review of the trilogy rather than the three individual novels. Imagine "Starship Troopers" with a bit more science and original thought. First impressions; This is a series that you have to read in order. You cannot read the third book first and then go back. Nothing will make any sense. So you have to read the trilogy in the order ordained. What seems like a silly idea and one worked on by a few sci-fi authors before. Mr Bear improves upon, perfects the idea and does it better than Heinlein and EE Doc Smith. This trilogy will not be for everyone but I enjoyed it much more than I expected to. The peculiar jumping between sci-fi and hard sci- fi may discomfit some of the "ray guns in space" brigade, For true sci-fi buffs this works better than I could have imagined.
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