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Old 10-10-2012, 08:35 PM   #11
fjtorres
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Originally Posted by ekster View Post
While I prefer scifi and fantasy the most, any fiction is good as I'm not picky about genres.
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I'm more interested in books or stories with conflicts where good doesn't exactly win, where there are heavy consequences for winning, or where there isn't a clear 'good vs evil' conflict, but more of one side vs another, both right in their own way. A complete absence of good and evil (in the tradition sense, like Lord of the Rings) is a bonus
You want dark?
Nasty characters? No clearcut good guys and bad guys?
Oh-kaay.
Tom Kratman's CALIPHATE is one dark and nasty cautionary tale.
http://www.baenebooks.com/chapters/1...1416555455.htm

Saberhagen's EMPIRE OF THE EAST might also meet your specs.

S.M. Stirling's DRAKAS series. MARCHING THROUGH GEORGIA. (White supremacist slaver versus Nazis. 'Nuff said!)

For a kinder gentler racist society, Stirling's CONQUISTADOR. (When the KKK-types are the good guys, the bad guys...)
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