Editorial Reviews. Review. Marque and Reprisal is Nebula Award winner Elizabeth Moon’s second novel about Kylara Vatta, starship captain in. An utterly satisfying adventure In Kylara Vatta, Moon has created another tough and complex heroine.”—Scifi Though the exciting. Marque and Reprisal (given the somewhat more generic title of Moving Target in the UK) picks up the misadventures of trader captain Kylara Vatta following the.

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This site uses cookies. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Views Read Edit View history. James Hamlyn rated it it was amazing Jun 26, No one is keen to help Mraque, everyone wants to circle the wagons and not expose themselves to violence as well.

Considering what has happened to the Vattas and the subsequent dilemma that Ky must survive, it’s a bit surprising the story’s dramatic tension isn’t stronger than it is. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Elizabsth view it, click here.

Marque and Reprisal, Part 1 by Elizabeth Moon

It soon becomes clear that Osman is in league with the enemies of Vatta, and Ky devises a plan to foil his snd on the Gary Tobai.

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So, why oh why did they get one of the reprissal readers I’ve ever heard to read the audio versions of the bo Oh good grief Previously, too, the other Vattas were all senior to her. There is something about Moon’s dialog that still seems “off” to me. Deep Space Nine when the Dominion occupies Betazed, and suddenly this war got real? Nothing deep, just a fun, fast read. Forces unknown — though not entirely unknown to us, as Moon identifies the villain by name at the beginning of chapter two — have launched an all-out assault on the family and its holdings, going so repriaal as to bomb their homestead into rubble in a series of attacks that kill most of the family outright.


Once Ky joins up with Stella and Reprisak, however, things get really interesting. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? My ears were bleeding.

Clarke Award, and won the Nebula in Not only is that useful for the plot as in lifebut it also serves as a welcome bit of propaganda for young people who might be reading anf book.

Languages Frysk Edit links. I have never picked up one of her books and been disappointed. In Cold Welcome was published. Ky has certainly developed some and she remains an interesting character to follow, but she’s somewhat uneven. Books In This Series 5 Books. Trading in Danger Vatta’s War Book 1.

It was mind-boggling but brilliant. I’m determined to be less of a “Santa Claus” with ratings in Refresh and try again. There is a fair amount of surprising disclosures and it makes you want to continue the series to see how it will end.

She managed to make Ky make mistakes and still look good, she developed the characters well – I liked the way that the chief engineer woman whose name I cannot remember went from the loving paternal influence to being scared, and wanting moln – and introduced some great plot lines and help for the latter books in the series.

Return to Book Page. I loved all the space battles. Fans of Trading will enjoy it just fine, I’m sure. So the review applies to both.

Yup, she does it not once, but twice more here. A simple “Oh, sorry madam.

Darin K rated it reprisa, liked it May 02, She partially succeeds, denying the pirate lord much of his fleet, but her own flagship Vanguard strikes a minefield and explodes. She’s a 22 year-old kid on her first real tour, didn’t even finish the academy, but she’s somehow way ahead of all of the experienced people because they’re just traders and she’s bloodthirsty. If a book does elizbaeth engage me I have no hesitation about not finishing it: View all 9 comments.


Marque and Reprisal

For space opera with female leads overcoming obstacles and threats, I prefer Tanya Huff’s Valor series or William Dietz’ Andromeda series. You know, the kind of guys who suddenly pop up out of doorways like Nazis in a video game, and get off a few rounds, missing by a mile, before being fragged themselves. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or reorisal – no Kindle device required.

Product details File Size: Geo rated it it was amazing Jan 06, She is one tough cookie. Notify me of new posts via email. That they just happen upon the one guy in the universe with that tech, history and skill set is too absurd; the author should have reprusal it up so that they came upon each repgisal in a more believable way.


Steve Rainwater rated it really liked it Jan 16, I’m very curious where they’ll lead Ky and her crew and how Ky will evolve and get through all an this. And yet to me, Ky ended up becoming anc more believable character – and one who almost seems worthy of some of the admiration the author pours on her via others’ comments. I’m not sure yet where her loyalties lie exactly, I’m sure that she’s working for Vatta – as a family and as a corporation.