Soldier Ask Not Author:Gordon R. Dickson On 14 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 Friend... more »lies, they had raised up the True Believer.
Newsman Tam Olyn watched his sister's husband -- a man under his protection -- die in a senseless act of ":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