Soldier Ask Not Author:Gordon R Dickson On fourteen worlds, Man was no longer Wholly Man. On the Dorsai, He was Warrior, an indomitable mercenary born and bred to battle, a pure evocation of the martial spirit. — On Newton He had become the Scientist, all but lost to his brothers in his involvement with the workings of the Universe. — On the Exotics they had bred the Mystic and on the ... more »Friendlies they had raised up the True Believer.
Newsman, Tam Olyn watched his sister's husband--a man under his protections--die in a senseless act of brutal "Friendly" violence, and set himself to the destruction of the whole Friendly culture.
And though a mere man, of Old Earth stock, Tam Olyn was something more as well, singlehandedly, he might just succeed in wrecking worlds...in his way stood a single lonely figure--Jamethon Black, Man of Faith.« less