Looking for something to fill a B5 sized gap

Vladd67

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Can anyone recommend a good novel that covers the same sort of ground as Babylon 5? Something with both political machinations and military action on a galactic scale.
 

Vince W

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It might not be precisely what you want, but you could try The Forbidden Borders trilogy by W. Michael Gear.
 

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Coincidentally, since this was posted I've started reading Space Viking by H Beam Piper

From the cover blurb:
"Space Viking is an epic science fiction adventure in the riveting tradition of Foundation and Starship Trooper"

 

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Neal Asher's Polity books are a great read. More action and less political machinations, though. For that,i'd recommend Frank Herbert's Dune.

Have you read any of Iain M. Banks's Culture series?
 

psikeyhackr

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I recommend this with a grain of salt.

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Ringo has this gun loving conservative attitude that I call Ringo Jingoism, piss on liberals while kicking alien butt. To me it comes across as funny in this series though some of his books are just annoying.

This is not as serious as Babylon 5 or In Conquest Born.
 
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