February 05, 2003

The Excalibur Alternative, by David Weber

It's like this, see. You're a member of an advanced race, and the Prime Directive won't let you use advanced weaponry on the primitive inhabitants of the backward planets you want to exploit for raw materials. No, you have to bargain with the primitive little creatures. And then one of your competitors has a bright idea. They kidnap an army from a primitive planet--the creatures call themselves "Romans"--and they make these "Romans" fight their battles for them, using the primitive weapons they know best. It's been a couple of centuries, and your competitor is now top dog. What do you do?

If you're like the alien in this book you go back to the same planet, and see if you can find some Romans of your own. What you end up with is an army of English longbowmen on the way to Agincourt, and everything seems to go amazingly well--for awhile. But Englishmen have minds of their own, don't you know.

This is a fun book. It isn't Poul Anderson's delightful The High Crusade, but it's fun.

Posted by Will Duquette at February 5, 2003 07:42 PM

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