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Hammer's Slammers(Hammer's Slammers, #1)
A collection of linked stories. Introduction by Jerry Pournelle.
- Intro: Mercenaries and Military Virtue by Jerry Pournelle
- But Loyal to His Own (1975)
- The Butcher's Bill (1974)
- Under the Hammer (1974)
- Cultural Conflict (1979)
- Caught in the Crossfire (1978)
- Hangman (1979)
- Standing Down (1979)
- Interludes: Supertanks, The Church of the Lord's Universe, Powerguns, Backdrop to Chaos, The Bonding Authority, and Table of Organization and Equipment, Hammer's Regiment
A FEW GOOD MEN
He was a good boy from a backwoods planet — until he met the recruiting officer from the Slammers.
A brilliant officer who had achieved command rank the hard way, through the ranks, he had one fatal flaw — a conscience.
She was tough as any man — and far meaner than most.
A killer's killer, some thought him not even human — he was Hammer's special tool.
COLONEL ALOIS HAMMER
He made the Slammers what they were the meanest, toughest bunch of mercenaries who ever killed for a dollar, or wrecked a world for pay. No one could stand against them.