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King David's Spaceship

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King David's Spaceship

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Alternate Title: A Spaceship for the King
Author: Jerry Pournelle
Publisher: Baen, 2010
Orbit, 1981
DAW Books, 1973

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The year is 3013. The Imperial Navy has invaded Prince Samual's world...

After years of civil war, the superior weaponry of the CoDominium Empire has brought peace and unity to the Samualans---at the cost of their liberty. Their last bid for freedom is to create a space program proving themselves worthy of statehood. But the knowledge to build a starship is extinct.

Colonel Nathan MacKinnie, soldier of fortune, leads a daring raid to steal these secrets from the primitive planet of Makassar, where the key to space technology is jealously guarded by Temple priests....


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