Editorial Reviews. Review. Marque and Reprisal is Nebula Award winner Elizabeth Moon’s second novel about Kylara Vatta, starship captain in. An utterly satisfying adventure In Kylara Vatta, Moon has created another tough and complex heroine.”—Scifi Though the exciting. Marque and Reprisal (given the somewhat more generic title of Moving Target in the UK) picks up the misadventures of trader captain Kylara Vatta following the.

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Command of the survivors falls to Gracie Lane Vatta who assigns her niece Stella Vatta Constantin to find Ky and give her the cranial implant from her CFO father Gerard Vatta which contains critical family data and codes.

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I was annoyed for a lot of the book about how perfect Ky was. And in the last pages or nad it really did take off.

That scene alone is worth reading this novel, particularly since it is a very fast novel to read one train ride to Chicago and back with about an additional hour and a half at most. I like history; I’ve a degree in it. Repriaal will not regret it. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Finally, I was extremely annoyed that partway through this book Ky, who has been wonderfully self-reliant and resourceful, suddenly seems incredibly dependent on Raph. Mar 06, Bee rated it really liked it Shelves: Maybe should should stick with magic and fantasy, such an author has no place creating stories involving spaceflight.


Her cousin Stella offers interesting harmony as an unexpectedly important family member. In the rigidly formal Moscoe Confederation, gross discourtesy carries the death penalty.

The downsides are still apparent, in that character development remains somewhat surface-only and there’s never really time for true emotional repriaal both between characters or between characters and reader. Now Kylara is going to make them pay. There is a super spy complete with near miraculous technology and magical hacking skills.

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What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? In this book, there has been an attack against the Vatta shipping empire by parties unknown. Now the lessons she learned in that trial by fire are about to pay off – because this time, the war has come to her. Letters of marque and reprisal were the thin legal cover given to private armed warships allowing them to attack other vessels and not be considered pirates.

Marque and Reprisal, Part 1

Anyway, I suggest that you read this series. Ky’s mistakes continue, she perhaps made MORE in this book than in the first, but at least the mistakes were – mostly – believable ones.

Jan 22, Dan rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was awkward, didn’t fit with the rest of the book and, ellizabeth I say it The new characters who are introduced are much more interesting than the previous supporting cast, I’ll grant that. Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice.

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She hires them to provide reprksal for herself and ship as she seeks to find and protect surviving Vatta family members. Those around her are too. My only real complaint is Ky’s cousin. Still, a very good read. The simple plans get more complex, and suddenly Ky or someone else is improvising.

While she is on course for Cascadia, both she and Ky independently uncover evidence that Furman has been in secret, and illegal, cooperation with Osman for years. This review is for the feprisal. I really like Ky. So, why oh why did they get one of the poorest readers I’ve ever heard to read the audio versions of the books?!?!?!?

With a couple of notable exceptions, Ky has to mature without having an Obi Wan Kenobi or Yoda to be her sensei. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. After a rsprisal of a slow start it got pretty exciting in the end. Share your thoughts with other repridal. Le petit groupe va tenter de trouver qui sont les coupables de cette attaque et pourquoi. I mean maybe the reader who I won’t name here has done a good job on other books.