A Call to Duty : Honorverse: Manticore Ascendant

  • by David Weber, Timothy Zahn
  • Narrated by Eric Michael Summerer
  • Series: Honorverse: Manticore Ascendant
  • 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Growing up, Travis Uriah Long yearned for order and discipline in his life...the two things his neglectful mother couldn’t or wouldn’t provide. So when Travis enlisted in the Royal Manticoran Navy, he thought he’d finally found the structure he’d always wanted so desperately.
But life in the RMN isn’t exactly what he expected. Boot camp is rough and frustrating; his first ship assignment lax and disorderly; and with the Star Kingdom of Manticore still recovering from a devastating plague, the Navy is possibly on the edge of budgetary extinction.
The Star Kingdom is a minor nation among the worlds of the Diaspora, its closest neighbors weeks or months away, with little in the way of resources. With only modest interstellar trade, no foreign contacts to speak of, a plague ravaged economy to rebuild, and no enemies looming at the hyper limit, there are factions in Parliament who want nothing more than to scrap the Navy and shift its resources and manpower elsewhere.
But those factions are mistaken. The universe is not a safe place.
Travis Long is about to find that out.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Really good read!

Ok so its not Honour but the world is great amd just a vibrant. Interesting to hear about the start of the Star Kingdom.

Well worth a read, looking forward to the next one!
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- C. Forrester


Where does A Call to Duty rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?


What did you like best about this story?

the beginnings of RMN, and the seeds of political conflict or greed we see in later books, the mix is done well if not unexpected...

Any additional comments?

the book is a good listen, I only hope it continues within this series

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- Leslie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-10-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios