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I started reading The Forever War as part of my attempt to make the science in my science fiction more believable. And whenever you ask around about such things, the SF fans who know their science always point to this book, so I figured it was a good place to start.

Now, before I say anything, I just want to say that I won’t be saying “spoiler alert” when I discuss the book’s details. It’s been out for decades — published in 1974 — so if you haven’t made time for it yet, not my problem.

The author, Joe Haldeman…

Steve Chatterton

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