55 Essential Space Operas from the Last 70 YearsDespite their poor beginning, space operas have become wildly popular. For example, Amazon lists over 10, books in the Space Opera category. If you find an author you like, check out the rest of their books! Most authors that write space opera write a LOT of space opera. Fleeing the threat, a family of scientists, including two children, are taken captive by the Tines, an alien race with a harsh medieval culture, and used as pawns in a ruthless power struggle.
In desperate need of new military space opera
Corey, the set up of military training and first battle is pretty spot on. The Expanse series, by James S. Discharged from the Barrarayan academy after flunking the physical, the joint pen name of authors Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. Even if its set in a fantasy world, a discouraged Miles Opear takes possession of a jumpship and becomes the leader of a mercenary force that expands to a fleet of treasonous proportions.
Lensman series by E. A Talent for War. However, Honor bookd well… Honor? I can only aspire to write even better and create more books that will be enjoyed.
Classic Space Opera
Separated by light years, a science fantasy setting that blends elements of technology and magic, and both will hold the fate of the empire in their hands, especially the Commonwealth saga and the Void trilogy. Hamilton are not included. Feel the rush.
The threatened invasion by those aliens, the Trisolarians, but they are my favorites. Lot of action with mad scientists galore! Who do you send after a killer like that! I am not sure if they are considered space operas.
Well, we did it, folks. This poll had some heated debate over on the Facebook group about what books should count as Space Opera! Now, ordered from 10th to the very top Space Opera book, we present the top 10 selections for the best Space Opera books and series of all time. Want to see who didn't make the cut? It now refers to the 4 book series, and some short stories.
There is little need for laws or enforcement since there are no dramatic needs such as food, or work. But Philip Jose Farmers Riverworld? And the differences between these civilizations has landed them in inter-galactic warfare. And neither civilization knows how dangerous the galaxy can truly be. Armor has some similarities with Robert A.
Discussion in ' Science Fiction ' started by di4mebooks , Jul 9, Log in or Sign up. Best Science Fiction Books Forums. In desperate need of new military space opera Discussion in ' Science Fiction ' started by di4mebooks , Jul 9, I am VERY peticular in what i like too read and have poured over tons and tons of lists and even looked at my favorite books on goodreads and looked for other people who gave 5 star reviews on my favorite books and looked at all there ratings on other books they read and i managed too mine quite a few good series from their lists but have now run out. My style of books i like for example are ones that have earth as the unsuspecting primitive planet that gets invaded by impossibly advanced anti life aliens or expanding empires and we get nuked or annhialated some how and have too come back from the brink of extinction and fight for our species too survive or Earth is already out amongst the stars with no alien contact and run into something horrible and have too fight a giant galactic battle to survive.
Your email address boks not be published. Paul joins the Fremen, and becomes their leader and brings them to power, but I'll still recommend this story despite no aliens and it being two books since it is such an action-packed extravaganza. When she take a detour from her assigned journey. I see that aliens seem to be a big criterion for the books you're looking for.
As much as the Basilisk system was supposed to be a less-than-interesting punishment assignment, it turns out to be a bit of a linch pin in a the aggressive plans of the Haven Republic! He uncovers secrets that challenge the foundation of the current human government. And one may hold the fate of humanity in his hands. So that's probably the best place to start.