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28th Jun '13 7:11:13 PM JIKTV
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[[RetiredBadass Harald Haraldsson]], farmer, sometime commander of the allied armies, and the best storyteller in the Northvales, has a problem. For thirty years, the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Kaerlia]], [[AmazonBrigade the Order]], and the Vales have together held back TheEmpire. Now the king who forged that alliance is dead. His heir, preferring subjects to allies, is trying to seize control of the Order. Its Lady Commander has vanished.

To put the alliance back together Harald will have to:

Raise an army from the Vales, where nobody owes allegiance to anyone. Find and rescue the [[ActionGirl Lady Leonora]] -- if she is still alive. End a civil war. Persuade a young king that he is making a very large mistake. And do it all with as little killing as possible. Because he will need every lancer of the Kingdom and every Lady of the Order when the Emperor and [[BadassArmy his legions]], the best infantry in the world, come south again.

But wars are not won only by fighting, even the best infantry in the world has to eat and drink, Harald has a lot of friends, and a story, sometimes, is more useful than a sword.

''Harald'' is the first fictional novel by famous [[{{Anarchy}} Anarchist]]-[[SocietyForCreativeAnachronism anachronist]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Economics}} economist]] David Director Friedman and published by Baen Books. As the author puts it, ''Harald'' is 'a fantasy without magic' or 'an alternate history with invented history'. It is notable for featuring wars of logistics as much as battles.

It is available [[http://www.webscription.net/p-196-harald.aspx here]].
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!!This series has examples of:
* {{Action Girl}}s: Carala, Leonora and arguably Ann.
* BadassFamily: [[ActionGirl Carala]] is [[MamaBear Leonora]] and [[RetiredBadass Harald]]'s daughter.
* RetiredBadass: Harald.
* WhiteAndGreyMorality: [[WordOfGod The author]] has trouble writing villains.
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[[RetiredBadass Harald Haraldsson]], farmer, sometime commander of the allied armies, and the best storyteller in the Northvales, has a problem. For thirty years, the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Kaerlia]], [[AmazonBrigade the Order]], and the Vales have together held back TheEmpire. Now the king who forged that alliance is dead. His heir, preferring subjects to allies, is trying to seize control of the Order. Its Lady Commander has vanished.

To put the alliance back together Harald will have to:

Raise an army from the Vales, where nobody owes allegiance to anyone. Find and rescue the [[ActionGirl Lady Leonora]] -- if she is still alive. End a civil war. Persuade a young king that he is making a very large mistake. And do it all with as little killing as possible. Because he will need every lancer of the Kingdom and every Lady of the Order when the Emperor and [[BadassArmy his legions]], the best infantry in the world, come south again.

But wars are not won only by fighting, even the best infantry in the world has to eat and drink, Harald has a lot of friends, and a story, sometimes, is more useful than a sword.

''Harald'' is the first fictional novel by famous [[{{Anarchy}} Anarchist]]-[[SocietyForCreativeAnachronism anachronist]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Economics}} economist]] David Director Friedman and published by Baen Books. As the author puts it, ''Harald'' is 'a fantasy without magic' or 'an alternate history with invented history'. It is notable for featuring wars of logistics as much as battles.

It is available [[http://www.webscription.net/p-196-harald.aspx here]].
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!!This series has examples of:
* {{Action Girl}}s: Carala, Leonora and arguably Ann.
* BadassFamily: [[ActionGirl Carala]] is [[MamaBear Leonora]] and [[RetiredBadass Harald]]'s daughter.
* RetiredBadass: Harald.
* WhiteAndGreyMorality: [[WordOfGod The author]] has trouble writing villains.
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28th Jun '13 6:55:01 PM JIKTV
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* EnsembleDarkhorse: Ann.
13th Aug '12 9:02:09 PM CeilingCthulu
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23rd Oct '11 12:58:33 PM MagBas
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* BoringInvincibleHero: [[YourMilageMayVary Harald]]



* ShowyInvincibleHero: [[YourMilageMayVary Harald]]
31st Aug '10 8:02:23 PM CorahsUncle
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Harald is the first fictional novel by famous [[Anarchy Anarchist]]-[[SocietyForCreativeAnachronism anachronist]]-[[{{UsefulNotes/Economics}} economist]] David Director Friedman and published by [[Baen Baen Books.]]. As the author puts it, Harald is 'A fantasy without magic' or 'An alternate history with invented history'. It is notable for featuring wars of logistics as much as battles.

It is available [[http://www.webscription.net/p-196-harald.aspx here.]]

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Harald ''Harald'' is the first fictional novel by famous [[Anarchy [[{{Anarchy}} Anarchist]]-[[SocietyForCreativeAnachronism anachronist]]-[[{{UsefulNotes/Economics}} anachronist]]-[[UsefulNotes/{{Economics}} economist]] David Director Friedman and published by [[Baen Baen Books.]]. Books. As the author puts it, Harald ''Harald'' is 'A 'a fantasy without magic' or 'An 'an alternate history with invented history'. It is notable for featuring wars of logistics as much as battles.

It is available [[http://www.webscription.net/p-196-harald.aspx here.]]
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* ActionGirl: Carala, Leonora, and arguably Ann.

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\n* ActionGirl: {{Action Girl}}s: Carala, Leonora, Leonora and arguably Ann.



* WhiteAndGreyMorality: [[WordOfGod The author]] has trouble writing villains.

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* WhiteAndGreyMorality: [[WordOfGod The author]] has trouble writing villains.villains.
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31st Aug '10 7:50:24 PM OgreProdigy
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[[RetiredBadass Harald Haraldsson]], farmer, sometime commander of the allied armies, and the best storyteller in the Northvales, has a problem. For thirty years, the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Kaerlia]], [[AmazonBrigade the Order]], and {{Anarchy the Vales}} have together held back TheEmpire. Now the king who forged that alliance is dead. His heir, preferring subjects to allies, is trying to seize control of the Order. Its Lady Commander has vanished.

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[[RetiredBadass Harald Haraldsson]], farmer, sometime commander of the allied armies, and the best storyteller in the Northvales, has a problem. For thirty years, the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Kaerlia]], [[AmazonBrigade the Order]], and {{Anarchy the Vales}} Vales have together held back TheEmpire. Now the king who forged that alliance is dead. His heir, preferring subjects to allies, is trying to seize control of the Order. Its Lady Commander has vanished.
31st Aug '10 7:49:56 PM OgreProdigy
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[[RetiredBadass Harald Haraldsson]], farmer, sometime commander of the allied armies, and the best storyteller in the Northvales, has a problem. For thirty years, the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Kaerlia]], [[AmazonBrigade the Order]], and [[Anarchy the Vales]] have together held back TheEmpire. Now the king who forged that alliance is dead. His heir, preferring subjects to allies, is trying to seize control of the Order. Its Lady Commander has vanished.

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[[RetiredBadass Harald Haraldsson]], farmer, sometime commander of the allied armies, and the best storyteller in the Northvales, has a problem. For thirty years, the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Kaerlia]], [[AmazonBrigade the Order]], and [[Anarchy {{Anarchy the Vales]] Vales}} have together held back TheEmpire. Now the king who forged that alliance is dead. His heir, preferring subjects to allies, is trying to seize control of the Order. Its Lady Commander has vanished.
31st Aug '10 7:49:12 PM OgreProdigy
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To put the alliance back together Harald will have to --

Raise an army from the Vales, where nobody owes allegiance to anyone. Find and rescue the [[ActionGirl Lady Leonora]] -- if she is still alive. End a civil war. Persuade a young king that he is making a very large mistake. And do it all with as little killing as possible. Because he will need every lancer of the Kingdom and every Lady of the Order when the Emperor and [[BadassArmy his legions]], the best infantry in the world, come south again.

But wars are not won only by fighting, even the best infantry in the world has to eat and drink, Harald has a lot of friends, and a story, sometimes, is more useful than a sword.

Harald is the first fictional novel by famous [[Anarchy Anarchist]]-[[SocietyForCreativeAnachronism anachronist]]-[[{{UsefulNotes/Economics}} economist]] David Director Friedman and published by [[Baen Baen Books.]]. As the author puts it, Harald is 'A fantasy without magic' or 'An alternate history with invented history'. It is notable for featuring wars of logistics as much as battles.

It is available [[http://www.webscription.net/p-196-harald.aspx here.]]

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!!This series has examples of:

*ActionGirl: Carala, Leonora, and arguably Ann.
*BadassFamily: [[ActionGirl Carala]] is [[MamaBear Leonora]] and [[RetiredBadass Harald]]'s daughter.
*BoringInvincibleHero: [[YourMilageMayVary Harald]]
*EnsembleDarkhorse: Ann.
*RetiredBadass: Harald.
*ShowyInvincibleHero: [[YourMilageMayVary Harald]]
*WhiteAndGreyMorality: [[WordOfGod The author]] has trouble writing villains.
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