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Name: In Fire Forged
Author: David Weber,
Timothy Zahn,
Jane Lindskold
Publisher: Baen Books
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 1439134146
Series: Worlds of Honor
Previous: The Service of the Sword
Next: Beginnings

In Fire Forged is the fifth anthology of short stories set in David Weber's Honorverse, and the first one not named after one of the stories it contains.

It was published in February of 2011 and contains the following stories:

Ruthless Edit

by Jane Lindskold

This story is set two and a half years after "Promised Land", and features Judith Templeton and Michael Winton dealing with the kidnapping of Judith's toddler daughter, Ruth, by a pair of Manticoran isolationists. During their hunt for the kidnappers all through the Manticore System, the Manticoran prince and the Masadan refugee finally realize how much they truly mean to each other.

An Act of War Edit

by Timothy Zahn

Shortly after Honor Harrington's return from Hades, the mysterious arms dealer Charles gets involved in an elaborate plot by Oscar Saint-Just to start a war between the Star Kingdom of Manticore and the Andermani Empire.

Let's Dance! Edit

by David Weber

This story depicts how Lieutenant Commander Honor Harrington broke up a slave depot in the Casimir System, and why the Audubon Ballroom trusted her so much. (These events were briefly mentioned in From the Highlands.)

An Introduction to Modern Starship Armor Design Edit

This last entry is not actually a 'story', but a tech bible much like The Universe of Honor Harrington.

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
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
Anthologies
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