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Empire of man further books?

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Empire of man further books?
Post by Michelle   » Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:14 am

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Does anyone know if there is ever going to be any further books in the series, I have read all four books twice now and still no sign of any other books, unless you call empire of man and throne of stars, which are just basically the four books rewritten into two. David Weber and John Ringo left the story open for further additions, however to date nothing materialised and the leg book, we few was written in 2005, surely they can see it's time for the next installment? :roll:
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Re: Empire of man further books?
Post by lexisgrandpa   » Fri Dec 18, 2020 12:09 pm

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Book 5 has been underway for several years now. Ringo, has posted several sample chapters. The main delay was 'Failure to communicate.' Ringo sent a draft to Weber using an old email address and never followed up. If Weber was expecting it he never followed up with Ringo when it didn't show up. So, those of us who would love to see what happened are left high and dry.

If you look at the latest schedule of Weber work plan, it's not mentioned.
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Re: Empire of man further books?
Post by Robert_A_Woodward   » Sat Dec 19, 2020 2:48 am

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lexisgrandpa wrote:Book 5 has been underway for several years now. Ringo, has posted several sample chapters. The main delay was 'Failure to communicate.' Ringo sent a draft to Weber using an old email address and never followed up. If Weber was expecting it he never followed up with Ringo when it didn't show up. So, those of us who would love to see what happened are left high and dry.

If you look at the latest schedule of Weber work plan, it's not mentioned.


IIRC, after the failure to communicate was resolved, Ringo and Weber discovered that they had completely different ideas on what Roger's role would be in book 5.

I stated years ago that I expected him to be stuck in meetings on Earth (big messes to clean up) while the naval officers who were introduced in _We Few_ will have all the fun. At least, that is my opinion on what he should be doing.
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Re: Empire of man further books?
Post by wrlee1966   » Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:25 pm

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At this late date I am thinking David has to many irons in the fire. He just started the prequel to the fury universe, he has Manticore Acendent he has more books to do in the war god universe. He has more in Honorverse. He has more to write in safehold and I think there is 2 more series I am not remembering the names of. And I have not see or heard anything from John Ringo in a long time. Most of what he has done for awhile now seems to center on his black tide universe with him co writing a lot of it. He has a few series we want to see finished but have given up on seeing that as well.
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