The planet is called Banshee. The air is unbreathable, the water poisonous. It is the home of the most implacable enemies that humanity, in all its interstellar expansion, has ever encountered.
Felix is a scout in A-team Two. Highly competent, he is the sole survivor of mission after mission. Yet he is a man consumed by fear and hatred. And he is protected not only by his custom-fitted body armor, the culmination of 10,000 years of the armorers' craft, but also by an odd being which seems to live with him, a cold killing machine he calls "the Engine."
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Steakley conveys the emotions and concepts of both war and the resulting loss incredibly. His machine concept will be familiar to many.
The final scenes are good - summarising really what the book is about and the themes that run through it.
Man, machine, war.
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Classic story telling.