I really like this series, but some of the Skippy dialogue seemed very forced, with Skippy saying completely douchey things for no reason. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 24, 2017. Please try again. Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions. Reviewed in the United States on November 4, 2017. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. When imminent death is just part of the job you can count on the legionnaires. The sequel to 'Columbus Day'. Ripcord brought it by and let us get our hands dirty. Unable to add item to List. Joe Bishop, the protagonist, is supposedly of average or even below-average IQ. Unlike previous Spec Ops games, a single soldier is controlled instead of a complete squad. The first chapter or two I was questionable about the book then it took off. Instead, they must become Renegades. The first book in the trilogy had him being a jerk in an amusing way, but after the ten thousandth "monkey" remark in this book, I was ready to just switch to another book. BUT, and it's a huge but I won't be reading any more because (spoiler alert) there are only so many times you can read this scene: Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 16, 2017. Enjoyable sequel and more adventures with Skippy, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on May 9, 2018. Create a new topic. The second installment of the expeditionary Force Series Falls somewhat short of the first novel. Not yet sure, whether i will proceed to book 3. A very well thought out visit to the stars - a hotch-potch of personnel that meld into a team, a commander who is side-kick to a tin can... who would have thought it would be so fun, so breath-taking, so heart-in-the-mouth, so wonderfully executed a tale. Teaser video may offer first glimpse of mysterious shooter that has been gestating at the studio formerly known as Irrational Games; is X-com still in the works? The Spec Ops Delta Gen II helmet is the latest addition to our Special Operator Helmet range. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. 'Skippy's' snarkiness is great throughout the book. Like a sci-fi Jason Bourne. Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? You've subscribed to Expeditionary Force! I loved the first book--Craig Alanson can write some incredibly funny dialog and good action, but in this book he gets very repetitive. SpecOps is the second novel in the Expeditionary Force series which deals with the aftermath of an alien invasion of Earth and the consequences of some poor decision making by humanity although to be fair it seemed like a good idea at the time. Yet over and over again, he outwits an AI that is capable of running thousands or even millions of tactical simulations between one word of him talking, and the next word. https://specops.fandom.com/wiki/Spec_Ops_II:_Omega_Squad?oldid=8730. Instead, as was evident in the second half of the first book, this series is about humanity's effort to stay safe from the interstellar war among more advanced species; it is about the quest of the uber-AI Skippy to find something called the Collective; and it is about the relationship between Skippy and Col. Joe and how that plays out in the first two themes.

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