History Literature / StarRiskLtd

19th May '18 4:12:11 PM StarSword
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* DefeatMeansFriendship: Riss and Freddy meet in the ActionPrologue when she executes a hostage rescue where he's one of the guards. Shortly after, he invites her to be his business partner.


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* NonIndicativeName: Freddy mentions in book one that the concept of a limited liability company is really a thing of the past, but he likes the way the name "Star Risk, Limited" sounds.
19th May '18 4:07:02 PM StarSword
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* InsaneTrollLogic: {{Exploited}}. Jasmine King left Cerberus Systems in the backstory after her boss tried to withhold her pay on grounds that she was too perfect (too good at her job and too beautiful) to be human, and [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots therefore must secretly be an android]].

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* InsaneTrollLogic: {{Exploited}}. Jasmine King left Cerberus Systems in the backstory after her boss tried to withhold her pay on grounds that she was too perfect (too good at her job and too beautiful) to be human, and [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots therefore must secretly be an android]]. (For the record, she isn't, and no robot of that kind is ever encountered in the series.)
19th May '18 4:06:17 PM StarSword
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* InsaneTrollLogic: {{Exploited}}. Jasmine King left Cerberus Systems in the backstory after her boss tried to withhold her pay on grounds that she was too perfect (too good at her job and too beautiful) to be human, and [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots therefore must secretly be an android]].
19th May '18 4:03:34 PM StarSword
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* RapeAsBackstory: {{Downplayed}}. M'chel Riss is said to have left the Marines after her CO decided her next posting should be to his bed (her words, roughly). She doesn't dwell on it and it's left vague if the incident involved an actual assault or just persistent harassment.


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* UnresolvedSexualTension: Riss and Redon Spada have a persistent attraction that never really goes anywhere.
15th Jun '17 1:32:40 PM Mullane
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* PrivateMilitaryContractors

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* PrivateMilitaryContractorsPrivateMilitaryContractors: Both Star Risk Ltd. and their major competition, Cerberus.



* TheUnpronounceable: Grok's full name is Amanandrala Grookonomonslf.

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* TheUnpronounceable: Grok's full name is Amanandrala Grookonomonslf. He even admits that this is only a close approximation of it.
2nd Dec '16 8:27:30 PM Xtifr
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''Star Risk, Ltd.'' is a series of five science fiction novels by the late ChrisBunch following a {{private military contract|ors}}ing company of the same name.

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''Star Risk, Ltd.'' is a series of five science fiction novels by the late ChrisBunch Creator/ChrisBunch following a {{private military contract|ors}}ing company of the same name.
2nd Dec '16 8:27:11 PM Xtifr
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'''''Star Risk, Ltd.''''' is a series of five science fiction novels by the late ChrisBunch following a {{private military contract|ors}}ing company of the same name.

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'''''Star ''Star Risk, Ltd.''''' '' is a series of five science fiction novels by the late ChrisBunch following a {{private military contract|ors}}ing company of the same name.
10th Jun '16 12:05:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* FiveManBand: Star Risk has a core of five, and hires subcontractors when they need more manpower.
** TheHero: Friedrich von Baldur
** TheLancer: M'chel Riss
** TheSmartGuy: Grok and Jasmine
** TheBigGuy: Grok and Goodnight
** TheChick: Jasmine King normally stays out of the line of fire, but she's no slouch in combat.
** TheSixthRanger: Spada
30th Jul '14 6:23:25 PM StarSword
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* ''The Gangster Conspiracy'' (2007): Written by Steve and Dal Perry after Bunch's [[AuthorExistenceFailure death]], based on Bunch's notes. Star Risk is back in business. They've moved into new offices but can't find any clients. Then a pastor from the Artegal System hires them to protect laborers trying to unionize. Things get complicated from there.

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* ''The Gangster Conspiracy'' (2007): Written by Steve and Dal Perry after Bunch's [[AuthorExistenceFailure death]], based on Bunch's notes. Star Risk is back in business. They've moved into new offices but can't find any clients. Then a pastor from the Artegal System hires them to protect laborers trying to unionize. Things get complicated from there.
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* AuthorExistenceFailure: Chris Bunch died from a chronic lung ailment July Fourth weekend in 2005, but he left notes that enabled Steve Perry to write ''The Gangster Conspiracy''.
16th Nov '13 10:12:07 AM StarSword
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* SemperFi / SpaceMarines: Riss left the Alliance Marines after her CO decided her next posting should be to his bed. Goodnight was dishonorably discharged for theft.

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* SemperFi / SpaceMarines: SemperFi[=/=]SpaceMarines: Riss left the Alliance Marines after her CO decided her next posting should be to his bed. Goodnight was dishonorably discharged for theft.theft.
* SignatureStyle: Steve Perry's is highlighted by the little differences between ''The Gangster Conspiracy'' and the other four books. Perry tends to go for the WorldOfBadass, so previous TheChick Jasmine King gets multiple ActionGirl moments. He also brings in concepts like a type of computer called the ''betydelse'' space that previously appeared in the ''Literature/MatadorSeries''.
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