Decision at Thunder Rift has ratings and 42 reviews. Battletech is the exciting and innovative role-playing game of a future world that combines non-. BattleTech Legenden 01 – Gray Death 1: Entscheidung am Thunder Rift (German Edition) – Kindle edition by William H. Keith Jr., Reinhold H. Mai. Download it. Entscheidung am Thunder Rift. Battletech. Erster Roman der Gray Death- Trilogie . [William H. Keith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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As one of the first, it’s also one of the best jumping on points for new readers.

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No knowledge of the game is required. I would recom Decision at Thunder Rift takes place in the Battletech game universe, where soldiers fight wars in giant robots called Mechs.

Feb 11, Tim Gray rated it really liked it. What dooms the book is that the characters are drawn so shallowly that to call them 1 dimensional might do them too much credit. It’s decent military Sci-Fi. Refresh and try again.

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They’re simply there to set the plot in motion. May 13, Drinkinwookie rated it did not like it. And that’s exactly what I got. The big problem is the ending.

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It’s not all mech-on-mech, however, but I was impressed with the personal combat scenes. Standard tie-in tripe, only to be read if you are curious about the fiction side of Battletech. Oct 07, Kynan rated it liked it Shelves: Basically, the perfect recipe for some great action.

This entscyeidung the author’s first book and he managed to parley it into a long career as a writer so there’s that. I didn’t go in to this expecting a masterpiece that changed the game, and made me think.


Decision at Thunder Rift

I was enjoying the new PC game and was happy to see some of the old books available in epub for cheap. Tons of typos and formatting errors came across their conversion of print to digita Decent read, but I could definitely tell this was written 25 years ago, much earlier in Keith’s career. The politics of the Battletech universe made sense and did not overwhelm me. The characters are generic hero types, bent on revenge, not much really of interest going on with them. So if you don’t mind countless typographical and innumerable punctuational errors, or if you just can’t find this book anywhere else, then pull on your neurohelmet and strap yourself in for an exciting, unforgettable ride in the near Periphery of Battletech space.

I heard about this book on a podcast in which the hosts are Battletech players. It’s about Grayson Death Carlyle and his quest for vengeance against the people that killed his family.

Now much later I am reading them again and it is going to be interesting to see how they stand up. The story is an exciting one, there’s some far future, giant robot swashbuckling going on and the imagery put me in mind of my younger days of playing battletech for long hours late into the night, piloting some of the very same mechs detailed in the book. Mass Market Paperbackpages. I enjoyed it more than enough to pick up the 2nd book.

The novel starts off a little slow and spends a bit too much time setting up characters that won’t be seen or referenced for the rest of the novel, but once it gets going it doesn’t stop. The book is great as it ever was, with a heart-thumping plot, compelling characters integral to the Battletech universe, and an incredibly satisfying conclusion. After the defeat of his unit, he must face up to an overwhleming enemy and rise to his destiny.


It blew my mind. The setting is interesting and the plot engaging, but not remarkable. Decent read, but I could definitely tell this was written 25 years ago, much earlier in Keith’s career.

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Tons of typos and formatting errors came across their conversion of print to digital, entscheidhng it was obvious they didn’t check it very thoroughly, if at all. A fantastic Battletech and Military Science Fiction novel. The quality of the eBook, however, is very low: A huge number of missing periods, some typos like “m” instead of “in” I remember specifically when I found out that the Mechwarrior games I loved as a kid were part of a larger universe.

A decently written tie-in novel that scratches one’s itch for meaty combat between giant robots. While a little bit shallow with the characters, this book delivers with vivid battle scenes and great writing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Decision at Thunder Rift by William H. Keith Jr.

A Battlemech pilot’s father is killed not a spoiler, because the book practically begins with the eventthundre he must take revenge while engaging in neo-feudal power plays typical of the Battletech universe. I’m a fan of Battletech and this scratched the itch I had so it gets three stars.

Indeed, beyond the politicing part of every Battletech novel, the true strength of the novel is in the action sequences. The villains nefarious plot is well thought out, the climax is tactically interesting and juggles three inter-related battles deftly switching at just the right moment and an honest attempt is made at describing the alien planet’s topography and climate in a science fiction-y way. Entrenida de principio a fin.

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