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Name: Beginnings
Author: David Weber,
Timothy Zahn,
Charles E. Gannon,
Joelle Presby
Publisher: Baen Books
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 1451639031
Series: Worlds of Honor
Previous: In Fire Forged

Beginnings is the the sixth anthology of short stories set in David Weber's Honorverse, published on July 2, 2013. An electronic advanced reader copy was published by Baen Books in late March of the same year.

It contains the following stories:

By The Book Edit

by Charles E. Gannon

A story from the early days of the Diaspora discribes how a small group of opposition fighters decided to bring about the Economic Winter of 252 PD in order to destroy the tyrannical Earth Union and free humanity for the journey to the stars.

A Call To Arms Edit

by Timothy Zahn

In the early days of the Star Kingdom of Manticore, Lieutenant Travis Uriah Long has to deal with cronyism and injustice within the Royal Manticoran Navy, while a powerful enemy approaches intent on taking over the Manticore System.
Long will be the main protagonist of Zahn's upcoming prequel trilogy.

Beauty and the Beast Edit

by David Weber

This story describes Lieutenant Alfred Harrington's arrival on Beowulf for his medical education – and his first meeting with a beautiful young woman named Allison Chou...

The Best Laid Plans Edit

by David Weber

Teenage colonist and aspiring Naval officer Honor Harrington and the treecat Laughs Brightly both have plans for their respective futures, but when they come across one another in the woods of Sphinx, where dangerous predators lurk, they soon learn that even the best laid plans mean nothing compared to the bonding of two souls.

Obligated Service Edit

by Joelle Presby

Claire Bedlam Lecroix, one of the first women to serve as an officer candidate in the Grayson Space Navy, faces numerous challenges in a uniformed service almost completely dominated by men.

External links Edit

Main Honor Harrington series
HH1 On Basilisk Station HH8 Echoes of Honor
HH2 The Honor of the Queen HH9 Ashes of Victory
HH3 The Short Victorious War HH10 War of Honor
HH4 Field of Dishonor HH11 At All Costs
HH5 Flag in Exile HH12 Mission of Honor
HH6 Honor Among Enemies HH13 A Rising Thunder
HH7 In Enemy Hands HH14 Uncompromising Honor
Spin off Series
Crown of Slaves Star Kingdom
CS1 Crown of Slaves SK1 A Beautiful Friendship
CS2 Torch of Freedom SK2 Fire Season
CS3 Cauldron of Ghosts SK3 Treecat Wars
CS4 Cloak of Evil SK4
Saganami Island Manticore Ascendant
SI1 The Shadow of Saganami MA1 A Call to Duty
SI2 Storm from the Shadows MA2 A Call to Arms
SI3 Shadow of Freedom MA3 A Call to Vengeance
SI4 Shadow of Victory MA4 A Call to Insurrection
HHA1 More Than Honor HHA4 The Service of the Sword
HHA2 Worlds of Honor HHA5 In Fire Forged
HHA3 Changer of Worlds HHA6 Beginnings
Tales of Honor Comic Series
TOH1 Tales of Honor #1 TOH4 Tales of Honor #4
TOH2 Tales of Honor #2 TOH5 Tales of Honor #5
TOH3 Tales of Honor #3 TOHV1 Tales of Honor Vol 1

Honorverse Non-Fiction
Book Companions Ad Astra Companions
HOS House of Steel Companion SOTF Ships of the Fleet Calendars
HOSH House of Shadows Companion SITS Saganami Island Tactical Simulator
HOL House of Lies Companion
Jayne's Intelligence Review Jayne's Fighting Ships of the Galaxy
JIR1 The Royal Manticoran Navy SB1 Ship Book 1: The Havenite Sector
JIR2 The Havenite Republican Navy SB2 Ship Book 2: The Silesian Confederacy
JIR3 The Silesian Confederate Navy SB3 Ship Book 3: The Short Victorious War
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