The Human Division (Old Man's War Universe #5) - John Scalzi 7.50   2

John Scalzi returns to the world of his bestselling Old Man’s War

Following the events of The Last Colony, John Scalzi tells the story of the fight to maintain the unity of the human race.

The people of Earth now know that the human Colonial Union has kept them ignorant of the dangerous universe around them. For generations the CU had defended humanity against hostile aliens, deliberately keeping Earth an ignorant backwater and a source of military recruits. Now the CU’s secrets are known to all. Other alien races have come on the scene and formed a new alliance — an alliance against the Colonial Union. And they’ve invited the people of Earth to join them. For a shaken and betrayed Earth, the choice isn't obvious or easy.

Against such possibilities, managing the survival of the Colonial Union won’t be easy, either. It will take diplomatic finesse, political cunning… and a brilliant “B Team,” centered on the resourceful Lieutenant Harry Wilson, that can be deployed to deal with the unpredictable and unexpected things the universe throws at you when you’re struggling to preserve the unity of the human race.

Originally published online in 2012 – 2013 as a three-month digital serial, The Human Division now appears as a fulllength novel of the Old Man’s War universe, plus — for the first time in print — the first tale of Lieutenant Harry Wilson, and a coda that wasn’t part of the digital serialization.


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Release date May 11, 2013
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Old Man's War Universe :: Series

Series contains 6 primary works and has 8 total works.

Old Man's War (Old Man's War Universe #1) 8.80   15
The Ghost Brigades (Old Man's War Universe #2) 7.50   12
The Last Colony (Old Man's War Universe #3) 7.34   12
Zoe's Tale (Old Man's War Universe #4) 6.80   5
The Human Division (Old Man's War Universe #5) 7.50   2
The End of All Things (Old Man's War Universe #6) 8.00   1
Questions for a Soldier N/A
The Sagan Diary 6.50   2

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