The Spirit of Dorsai (Childe Cycle, Bk 5)
The Spirit of Dorsai - Childe Cycle, Bk 5 Author:Gordon R. Dickson The Spirit of Dorsai is a collection of two science fiction stories by Gordon R. Dickson. It was first published by Ace Books in 1979. The collection includes linking material and the stories are part of Dickson's Childe Cycle. The first story, "Amanda Morgan", is original to this collection. The other, "Brothers", origin... more »ally appeared in the anthology Astounding, edited by Harry Harrison.
Throughout the universe, the Dorsai are feared and respected as the most effective soldiers humanity has ever known. But the warrior spirit of the Dorsai does not, cannot, reside solely in the men of that race - for when the Dorsai go to fight wars on distant planets, it is the women who remain behind to defend their world and their future. The home planet of the Dorsai has never fallen to any invader, although many have tried...
Through three generations, Amanda Morgan has embodied the best of the Dorsai: the selfless courage, keen intelligence, and unconquerable soul. She is more than one lone woman. She is the Spirit of Dorsai.« less