Marc Alan Edelheit (PDF / kindle) Stigers Tigers Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer #1


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Stigers Tigers Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer #1

The empire has endured many centuries but is now threatened by multiple wars and a major rebellion in the South A nobleman from an infamous family imperial legionary officer fighter and a right proper bastard of a man Captain Ben Stiger finds himself reassigned from a crack legion to the rebellion s He wasn t interested in glory or fame Stiger was simply intent on doing his duty to the empire With duty came honor To Stiger nothing was importantIf you have been into FRP if you enjoy novels of military adventure you can add Edelheit s Imperial Legionary saga to your list The tension and anxiety he felt were not over his own safety He worried that they would be discovered before the assault began He worried that he would make a mistake in leading them in and he would lose men as a result He worried that once the men went in in the heat of the fight they might panic and forget their training costing lives What if he d missed something critical He worried Despite this he had not once reconsidered carrying the assault home It was natural for a commander to worry He was careful to project a sense of calm and resolve to the men around him and not betray fear He had trained and worked his men hard He felt they were ready for this The enemy was before him and he meant to destroy them It was as simple as thatWhat we have here is something akin to Imperial Rome complete with the historical Roman military tactics and euipment in a fantasy realm complete with paladins elves magic etcStiger had just finished introducing himself and explaining his expectations which he considered simple In short honor courage and loyalty to both unit and empire They were the watchwords by which Stiger lived his life and he would communicate them by example and force of will alone if necessaryOur hero finds himself sent south for a new posting He has no idea what he will face but he knows what kind of first impression will accompany him Ikelys were clients of the Agadow family which made them a loosely tied ally to the Stigers Family is everything and the Stiger family comes with a lot of baggage Stiger s first assignment consists of legionaries that have lacked any consistent leadership and discipline What should have taken less than thirty minutes consumed than an hour Stiger was not at all surprised The men moved almost lethargically Though he did not like it he understood why Filthy and ragged they were living like animals Half the men were missing proper marching sandals More disturbing they looked hungry almost starved It was a testament to the supply problems in the encampmentThis marks the start of a slow and patient buildup to the battle that defines Stiger and his Tigers Again you have to love this genre to find Edelheit s patient world building worthwhile It also takes a long while to get the back stories that illuminate our hero and his familyThe plot elements in play get some resolution It dovetails with the next book but you are expected to acuire 2 immediately and keep reading Not uite a 4 but I am rounding up a new year s resolution despite the following uibblesIn the morning he would have to watch someone flogged Damn damn damn How he hated the lash Yet deep down he understood it was a necessary part of the legionary s life Without it there would be no order I guess this was included because it was a sanctioned form of punishment with Rome s legions And the British Navy believed the sameThere is no mention of daily time in this novel except the usual morning noon and night And then somehow we have a way of measuring minutes The captain had instructed the main body to spend forty five minutes of every hour on the move followed by a fifteen minute break

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Immering in the South Placed in command of a truly terrible company the 85th Imperial Foot he is unknowingly sent on a suicide mission to resupply an isolated outpost the garrison of Vrell Along the way he must rebuild his new company gain the respect of the men he leads survive an assassination att I loved the idea of adding traditional Fantasy elements in to a story about a Roman solder But after just a few chapters I realized it is of traditional fantasy story with just a bit of Roman elements added in But if you don t over think it it is an enjoyable and fast paced read It is a pretty short book though I finished book 1 in just a few hours and am about half way done with book 2 all in 1 day Dragon Age: Hard in Hightown mission to resupply an isolated outpost the garrison of Vrell Along the way he The Isles must rebuild his new company gain the respect of the KING men he leads survive an assassination att I loved the idea of adding traditional Fantasy elements in to a story about a Roman solder But after just a few chapters I realized it is of traditional fantasy story with just a bit of Roman elements added in But if you don t over think it it is an enjoyable and fast paced read It is a pretty short book though I finished book 1 in just a few hours and am about half way done with book 2 all in 1 day

Marc Alan Edelheit ✓ 2 Review

Empt fight bandits rebels and an agent of an evil god His companions on this journey of discovery and adventure are one of the few remaining elven rangers and a paladin on a uest for the High Father The battle to save the empire and the world begins here in the first book of this exciting new series Gritty Raw Driven One man s account Lieutenant Stiger of the extraordinary events occurring in the life of a soldier in the imperial legions A fascinating book an intriguing book one in a series I absolutely must continue The pace is steady as the world building is done but with just enough emphasis on the events occurring as setting the stage for much much to come I am finding I am enjoying the anticipation as much as the intensity of the character building uite promising as I will uickly begin book two now A promising start on a promising series Well played Marc Alan Edelheit well played


10 thoughts on “Stigers Tigers Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer #1

  1. says:

    Well written interesting start to the seriesWhat I liked most were the military elements I believe this is where the book really shines The author’s bio describes him as somewhat of a history buff I don’t know very much about Roman legions but the descriptions and actions of the characters were believable and the au

  2. says:

    He wasn’t interested in glory or fame Stiger was simply intent on doing his duty to the empire With duty came honor To Stiger nothing was importantIf you have been “into” FRP; if you enjoy novels of military adventure; you can add Edel

  3. says:

    Welll huha good bookWhat we got here is a sort of historical fictionfantasy book We're looking at a world with a version of the Roman Legionnaires facing off with the barbarians at the edges of the Empire We seem to be nearing the end of the Empire's life Our hero Stiger is from a leading family but has a kind of black mark against his name so to speakThe story here is of him taking a slovenly undisciplined group of leg

  4. says:

    Stiger's Tigers is an impressive debut novel from Marc Alan Edelheit From page one I was transported into his fantasy world of elves humans and magic where I immediately felt connected to the main character Captain Stiger who is a

  5. says:

    I loved the idea of adding traditional Fantasy elements in to a story about a Roman solder But after just a few chapters I realized i

  6. says:

    Very readable and enjoyable start to a series blending Ancient Rome ish vibes with just a few tablespoons of fa

  7. says:

    I received this book in a Goodreads GiveawayStiger is a Captain in an Imperial Army tasked with resupplying an outpost while retraining and preparing his newly assigned company men He has the help of his friend Eli'Far an

  8. says:

    If Bernard Cornwell wrote a DD campaign about a legionary I wanted to like this but the ending and the fantasy elements didn’t wor

  9. says:

    Gritty Raw Driven One man's account Lieutenant Stiger of the extraordinary events occurring in the life of a soldier in the imperial legions A fascinating book an intriguing book one in a series I absolutely must continue The pace is steady as the world building is done but with just enough emphasis on the events occurring as setting the sta

  10. says:

    Another book by this author that I had trouble putting down A book of this length usually takes me a week to read instead of just 2 days I was

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