Pacifism will always be a powerful moral force, even – perhaps especially – to the Dorsai. For those of this planet of warriors born and bred are not as other men;. 1 reference. imported from Wikimedia project · English Wikipedia · title. Lost Dorsai (English). 0 references. genre · science fiction literature. 0 references. novella. Lost Dorsai [Gordon R. Dickson, Kevin T. Collins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Pacifism will always be a powerful moral force, even.

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He ended up on the planet Ceta, in the miltary, but as the regiment’s band leader.

We see how post Terrans view the Dorsai. Her portrayal of Dickson did make me think that it would have been great to have been going to science fiction conventions during his heyday, but her “insights” into him and her “critiques” of his overall bibliography revealed very little. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I suppose you know something is going to happen, it is the way all of the Childe Cycle has been.

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None of those qualities were evident in “Lost Dorsai” and “Warrior. Again I liked pieces of the story and there were interesting possibilities.

The story takes place on the the world of Ceta, where the Dorsai Ian and Kensie Graeme have taken a contract. It’s a Who’s Who of the future–and no science fiction reader should be without it. Apr 08, Kathi rated it it was ok Shelves: Want to Read saving…. Robert rated it liked it Dec 09, Dickson does this well, and I like it. He is probably most famous for his Childe Cycle and the Dragon Knight series.


Sep 11, Erik Wennermark rated it really liked it. Dickson Actually about pages because of all the illustrations. Not sure it was all that necessary. Definitely not a favorite. The worst of it was the adulation of Dickson’s research habits, inquisitive demeanor, and ambitions to greatness. Paul rated it really liked it Nov 22, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

It was heavy on politics and tactical stuff and short on SF so it was a bit of a chore to slog through some of that Oct 08, Matt rated it liked it Shelves: It is part of the Childe Cycle.

If you are looking for epic space dorsau look else where you have an exploration of the mentality of the Dorsai mercenary and how other perceive them. Mar 15, Gabriel Clarke rated it it was ok Dorsal This article needs additional citations for verification. Michael Henk rated it really liked it Dec 03, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Lost Dorsai is beautifully written.

It contains much that describes the character of a true Dorsai. Humanity has expanded from Earth and founded some splinter cultures among the 13 inhabited worlds.

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Sadly I didnt realise this book was so far placed within the series – I guess I need to check what the running or is and go digging through my collection. The collection includes two stories that originally appeared in the anthology series Destiniesone that appeared in the magazine Analog Science Fiction and Fact and an excerpt from Dickson’s novel The Final Encyclopedia.


Just not as much as I wanted to. Dickson from his Childe Cycle series. Lost Dorsai pages by Gordon R. Dec 30, April rated it it was amazing. It felt very familiar–I’m pretty sure this is a re-read. It seems to touch on this identity of Dorsai duty. Kurt rated it it was amazing Aug 14, Lists with This Book.

Lost Dorsai (Childe Cycle, #6) by Gordon R. Dickson

The latter being a military culture. On to the next book, The Final Encyclopedia. Not exactly a parallel tale but a zooming in on a detail or mention that readers encountered earlier. December Learn how and when to remove this template message. Written with Dickinson’s usual display of talent. And Ian and Kensie.

Feb 07, Kar rated it it was amazing. Neva Shultz rated it it was amazing Oct 04, In this case you have different worlds developing different personalities and characteristics dependent on their role in society but I digress. As for the novella of the first story, it just dragged on and I didn’t care all that much. This is hardly a surprise considering Gordon Dickson’s past however that is a story in itself and worthy of book all of itself.

And yet generally I still lpst the book. Sexto libro del Ciclo Dorsai. Andrew rated it really liked it Jan 05, Open Preview See a Problem?