I read this book about 1-Nov-2008. I've read this book before. The book is copyright 2004. This note was last modified Saturday, 16-Apr-2016 20:15:35 PDT.
This is book 2 of the "Honorverse" series.
This note does not contain major spoilers for the book.
I noticed that the politics in the Talbot cluster didn't seem so silly or hackneyed as it was getting back home. And not so badly black and white. There are also some pokes at how silly the pose of rugged individualism is in a modern tech society.