History Literature / StarRiskLtd

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''.
31st May '13 11:22:43 AM VPhantom
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* BadassAbnormal: Chas Goodnight (see SuperSoldier below).
27th Apr '13 4:35:57 PM Sheora
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!!This series contains provides examples of the following tropes:of:
31st Mar '13 2:30:19 PM StarSword
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* AwesomeButImpractical: One book mentions that Star Risk tried to hang onto a destroyer they bought and crewed for [[NoodleIncident one of their off-screen jobs]], until a Star Risk accountant explained to Freddy that they couldn't afford to maintain it.
31st Mar '13 2:19:31 PM StarSword
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* TokenNonhuman: Grok's species is never actually stated.


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* TwoGirlsToATeam: Two women, two men, and a male alien.
22nd Feb '13 10:39:22 AM SeptimusHeap
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* AntiHero: The entire team is basically Type III on [[SlidingScaleOfAntiHeroes the scale]]. They have standards, but they're in it for the money.

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* AntiHero: The entire team is basically Type III on [[SlidingScaleOfAntiHeroes the scale]].team. They have standards, but they're in it for the money.
11th Dec '12 4:14:58 PM StarSword
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* AcePilot / BadassBookworm: Frequent subcontractor Redon Spada looks like a bespectacled teacher, but is absolutely lethal at the controls of a starship.

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* AcePilot / BadassBookworm: Frequent subcontractor Redon Spada looks like a bespectacled teacher, but is absolutely lethal at the controls of a starship.starship and can fly everything from gunships to destroyers.



* EverythingsWorseWithBears: That's basically what Grok's species looks like. At one point in book five, he [[InvokedTrope makes use of the similarity]].

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* EverythingsWorseWithBears: BearsAreBadNews: That's basically what Grok's species looks like. At one point in book five, he [[InvokedTrope makes use of the similarity]].


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* GeniusBruiser: Grok is good with computers and cryptography and a thoroughly terrifying combatant.
18th Nov '12 2:54:26 PM StarSword
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* ''The Double-Cross Program'' (2004)

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* ''The Double-Cross Program'' (2004)(2004): Star Risk is hired to train the army of a planetful of {{Miles Gloriosus}}es who want to turn a neighboring planet into a farm for the latest fad foodstuff.
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