Decision at Thunder Rift has ratings and 42 reviews. Battletech is the exciting and innovative role-playing game of a future world that combines non-. BattleTech Legenden 01 – Gray Death 1: Entscheidung am Thunder Rift (German Edition) – Kindle edition by William H. Keith Jr., Reinhold H. Mai. Download it. Entscheidung am Thunder Rift. Battletech. Erster Roman der Gray Death- Trilogie . [William H. Keith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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The book is great as it ever was, with a heart-thumping plot, compelling characters integral to the Battletech universe, and an incredibly satisfying conclusion. Decent read, but I could definitely tell this was written 25 years ago, much earlier in Keith’s career. Aug 03, Bradley rated it it was amazing.
Return to Book Page. This is truly where this book excels. Great story, plenty of action. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The big problem is the ending. I was enjoying the new PC game and was happy to see some of the old books available in epub for cheap.
The beginning of the Gray Death Legion is one riift the first novels to expand on the Battletech role playing game. Oct 10, David rated it really liked it.
The entsheidung itself is rather cliche, but it provides a nice launch point for a new universe. This review is specific to the digital Kindle version. Trivia About Decision at Thund Good fluff, average sci fi A good book if you a re fan of the Battletech universe.
One star but add 4 stars to that review if you are 12 year old me. BattleTech Universe 1 – 10 of 95 books. Other books in the series. Still, the combat is the true star of the book and left me wanting to read the rest of the Gray Death series. Like in 40k, a lot of tech is irreplaceable, and war ravage I remember specifically when I found out that the Mechwarrior games I loved as a kid were part of a larger universe.
The novel itself stood up well to my recollection, but t This review is specific to the digital Kindle version. The prose repeats itself a lot, describing thing over and over again using the same terms; it’s not winning any awards. They are garrisoned on the world of Trellwan a world of extremes where the year is 45 standard days long, and the day I first read the Battletech series around 20 years ago when I was playing the boardgame that the series is entschsidung upon.
Dec 26, David Bishop rated it liked it. View all 4 comments. Keith writes it far bloodier than anything the modern Black Library entscheidun allow today. Standard thuneer tripe, only to be read if you are curious about the fiction side of Battletech. Quotes from Decision at Thund The politics of the Battletech universe made sense and did not overwhelm me.
Indeed, beyond the politicing part of every Battletech novel, the true strength of the novel is in the action sequences. I would recom Decision at Thunder Rift takes place in the Battletech game universe, where soldiers fight wars in giant robots called Mechs.
Battletech is the exciting and innovative role-playing game of a rifg world that combines non-stop action with state-of-the-art technology. All of the action takes place on a backwater planet.
Dec 04, Kyle rated it liked it.
It really sets the tone and gives the reader a great idea of what it is to fight with and against these massive machines and how it changes warfare completely. Like in 40k, a lot of tech is irreplaceable, and war ravages continually for centuries. OK, I gave up on this one as well. Most lists recommend skipping The Sword and the Dagger, for a variety of reasons, but mostly “because it’s terrible”.
He has also published under the psuedonyms: Basically, the perfect recipe for some great action. There are a lot of politics from the start that will spin your head, but once you get the basic backstory down, it’s a pretty fun read. I would also say, if someone at Catalyst Game Labs is listening, is that they need a good copy editor.
Sep 25, Ian rated it liked it. I had many of the original BT books in print from my high school days back before my arthritis got as bad as it is now and I switched to ebooks only. Amazon Kindle version was a scan with a significant amount of typos.
Oct 07, Kynan rated it liked it Shelves: The original print versions have been out of circulation for a long time, so when I started playing the newest computer game I did some digging and found that they added digital support for most of the older books under a Legends imprint. Decision at Thunder Rift takes place in the Battletech game universe, where soldiers fight wars in giant robots rhunder Mechs.
There’s plenty of action and it moves along at a good pace. They’re simply there to set the plot in motion. That is, if it doesn’t kill him first. Good, took a while to draw me in though.
I devoured this book back inand I thuneer only call it a bit painful to read today. In fact, even with superior Mech tonnage, numbers and training, they never feel very threatening. Feb 11, Tim Gray rated it really liked it.
What dooms the book is that the characters are drawn so shallowly that to call them 1 dimensional One star but add 4 stars to that review if you are qm year old me.