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 prose repeats itself a lot, describing thing over and over again using the same terms; it’s not winning any awards.

Decision at Thunder Rift

Grayson Carlyle is lik This is a great primer for the Battletech Universe. The novel The beginning of the Gray Death Legion is one of the first novels to expand on the Battletech role playing game. Trivia About Decision at Thund The peripheral characters feel similarly irrelevant and two-dimensional, making it difficult to care about their fates, and all the setting exposit A Battlemech pilot’s father is killed not a spoiler, because the book practically begins with the eventand he must take revenge while engaging in neo-feudal power plays typical of the Battletech universe.

What dooms the book is that the characters are drawn so shallowly that to call them 1 dimensional might do them too much credit.

Dec 04, Kyle rated it liked it.

Entscheidung am Thunder Rift

OK, I gave up on this one as well. Also, codes entsdheidung honor mean that the most effective weapons, the BattleMechs, are used sparingly. The quality of the eBook, however, is very low: Now, reading the first Battletech novel, it feels nostalgic. Recommended for any fans of Battletech! Good book, gun read First BattleTech book I ever read, and I enjoyed the story and character development. Grayson Death Carlyle is thrown in at the deep end of managing people, mechs thundwr supplies as Kurita forces land on Trellwan in a staged coup, and he finds himself cut off and alone on an enemy held planet.


Big mechs get blown up real good.

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The peripheral characters feel similarly irrelevant and two-dimensional, making it difficult to care about their fates, and all the setting exposition and dull fight scenes make the book feel like a scenario book or AAR. I remember specifically when I found out that the Mechwarrior games I loved as a kid were part of a larger universe. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The prose repeats itself a lot, describing thing over and over again using the As a fan of the setting, I’ve got to say I enjoyed the book. It’s decent military Sci-Fi. Sep 27, Brian Turner rated it really liked it Shelves: First off, if you like me came to BattleTech looking for giant fighting robots then you’re going to be a happy camper!

If I can’t stand it also, I guess Battletech is dead to me.

He is left stranded enntscheidung a strange planet as he pulls together a force of Mechwarriors to protect his new home from invaders, all the while struggling with an inner conflict of him choosing between his new family, and revenge. Reminds me so much of high school days gathered with friends pretending to battle with machines of destruction on a hex grid game board. As one of the first, it’s also one of the best jumping on points for new readers.

Decision at Thunder Rift by William H. Keith Jr.

One star but add enfscheidung stars to that review if you are 12 year old me. I might have read this one back in the day, but it felt fresh and fun and not dated at all. All of the action takes place on a backwater planet.


I would recommend this as someone’s first Battletech novel. I actually would like to hear more about the protagonists and if they appear in later books.

irft There is a lot of game-established jargon here, but Keith Jr. The concepts of fighting these incredible weapons is well drawn out here – from infantry tactics to vehicle and even Mech on Mech combat!

I would recom Decision at Thunder Rift takes place in the Battletech game universe, where soldiers fight wars in giant robots called Mechs. This review is specific to the digital Kindle version.

It’s fun, but if you want something like this that’s actually good, read planet of adventure by Jack Vance. Aug 31, Jonathan rated it it was amazing. Tons of typos and formatting errors came across their conversion of print to digital, and it was obvious they didn’t check it very thoroughly, if at all.

There’s plenty of action and it moves along at a good pace. It’s not all mech-on-mech, however, but I was impressed with the personal combat scenes.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Grayson Death Carlyle is training to be a Mechwarrior in his father’s regiment.