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The Hero

(2004)
(The fifth book in the Legacy of the Aldenata series)
A novel by

 
 
The human was an expert sniper-and a psychopath. He had never failed in the past when he stalked human prey. But now he is on an enemy planet, and his prey is anything but human. The Darhel are a race with a highly developed empathic sense. Long ago, they learned that they cannot deal death to another intelligent being without being destroyed by the death agonies of their victim. Even though they have been manipulating other species behind the scenes for millennia, including the humans of planet Earth, they cannot bear to kill another being, and depend on other, less sensitive beings to do their dirty work. But now one of the Darhel must kill or be killed. And the fate, not only of his own race, but all of humanity, is riding on his survival. The course of the next thousand years will be determined by whether or not he can learn to fight back. If he cannot, it will be too late... for the entire galaxy.

Genre: Science Fiction

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Used availability for John Ringo's The Hero

Hardback Editions

June 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Hero
Author(s): John Ringo, Michael Z Williamson
ISBN: 0-7434-8827-X / 978-0-7434-8827-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Paperback Editions

November 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Hero (Posleen Wars Series #6)
Author(s): John Ringo, Michael Z Williamson
ISBN: 1-4165-0914-3 / 978-1-4165-0914-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Hero, The (Legacy of the Aldenata)
Author(s): Michael Z Williamson John Ringo
ISBN: 1-5226-9903-1 / 978-1-5226-9903-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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March 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Hero: Legacy of the Aldenata
Author(s): John Ringo
Publisher: Audible Studios
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March 2009 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Hero: Legacy of the Aldenata
Author(s): John Ringo
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Hero: Legacy of the Aldenata
Author(s): John Ringo
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Hero: Legacy of the Aldenata
Author(s): John Ringo
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2004 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Hero (Legacy of the Aldenata Book 5)
Author(s): John Ringo, Michael Z Williamson
Publisher: Baen Books
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