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Questions tagged [david-weber]

David Weber is a prolific author, known primarily for his 'Honor Harrington' series, which spans 12+ novels, and has spawned two spin-off novel series along with several collections of short fiction.

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What can the Arcana do to stop the Sharona military

If you read the latest Multiverse book ( Hell hath no fury) the union of Arcana is in a bad place they lost control of the Hell Gate their Invasion force is completely cut off from resupply. Most of ...
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What historical event was “A Grand Tour” in the Honorverse based on?

In the anthology More Than Honor (An anthology in the Honorverse, edited by David Weber), there is an author's note following A Grand Tour (By David Drake) claiming that the events are based on ...
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How does time dilation affect Honorverse missiles?

The Honorverse is pretty good at telling us how long voyages take for "the universe at large" versus people on the ship. Their ships are limited to a speed of .8c, or slower in hyper-space. This ...
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What is the recommended order to read Honorverse works?

David Weber's Honorverse military SciFi series encompasses main series books, a couple of sub-series, and anthologies. Some of those works were published later but are in-universe prequels (e.g. "...
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Where does the technology to give dogs intelligence come from in Empire from the Ashes?

In "Heirs of Empire" (3rd book of Weber's Dahak trilogy), Cohanna produced intelligent dog race (Galahad and co) from Tinker Bell's puppies. What was the origin of the techniques that she used to do ...
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What are the different forms of FTL travel and how do they interact?

The Honorverse includes several different forms of FTL travel, and I must admit I'm confused about the differences. There's 'hyper', which has different 'bands', each with a different relative speed ...
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How does the Impeller Wedge in the Honor Harrington series work?

I may have missed it somewhere, but how does the impeller wedge in the Honor Harrington series work. I am only a couple of books in, but I don't quite understand how the impeller wedge works to offer ...