The Mammoth Book of SF Wars

Over the prior a hundred years the know-how of battle has complicated tremendously in damaging energy. So what is going to destiny wars be like? And what's going to reason them: faith, politics, assets, refugees, or complex weaponry itself? Watson and Whates current a set of gripping SF tales which explores a frightening gamut of attainable destiny conflicts: nuclear strategies and more desirable soldiery, terrorism and cyberware, clever robot machines or even conflict with aliens.

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