As The Dragon Lensman opens, the Boskonian conspiracy seems to have been vanquished with its defeat at the great Battle of Klovia, and the. All about The Dragon Lensman by David A. Kyle. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Publication: The Dragon Lensman Publication Record # ; Author: David A . Kyle; Date: ; ISBN: [].

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As their greatest weapon in the fight against the Boskone, lensnan Arisians created the Lenses — almost-living complexities of crystal that released and amplified their wearers’ latent psychic powers.

The Dragon Lensman

For behind the overt power there lurks a vastly more dangerous covert one, and to defeat it Worsel will not only have to challenge the worst fears of his race, but also discover the secret of dargon young Lensman with whom he must entrust his life — a secret that will shake the very foundations of the Galactic Patrol! They see the many races in the universe, with which the Arisians were intending to build a peaceful civilization, as fodder for their power-drive.

Their opponents are discovered to be a widespread civilization based on dominance hierarchies and using organized crime merged with crony capitalism to assume control of new planets.

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The Arisians make it known that if Samms, the head of the Triplanetary Service, visits the Arisian planetary system he will be given the tool he needs to build the Galactic Patrol. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. I shan’t repeat it; it is not my story. Timo Friedrich rated it did not like it Nov 18, On one side were the Arisians, uplifting agents of wisdom who had taken it upon themselves to mentor the younger races and steer them towards the enlightenment they called Civilization.


Add to Your books. The Galactic Patrol, summoned to work together lwnsman this way for the first time, contains billions of beings who in total can generate immense mental force.

Click here to place your order by Credit Card dragno PayPal. The two lines do not commingle until the Arisian breeding plan brings them together.

So yes we have an author who was not only friends with the late Doc Smith but also was familiar and a fan of his work. But he told me the ending orally and in private.

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Many science fiction fans, myself included, have something of a soft spot for the novels of E. The real failing of the book is that it’s not about Worsel at all, but rather a new, Kyle-created character.

Smith, a valiant effort has been made to match the tone and scope of the Master. Second Stage Lensman 3 books. Second Stage Lensman 1 Lensman: February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Garrett also referred to the Lenses in his Lord Darcy stories, in which similar lenses are the badges of the King’s Messengers, invented by the wizard “Sir Edward Elmer”.

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He really had an imagination. Project Gutenberg 0 editions.

Jan 09, Jane rated it liked it. Although newly adult, they are now expected to be more competent than the Arisians and to develop their own techniques and abilities “about which we [the Arisians] know nothing”. Next book in this series: Glenn Nevill rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Stephen Robert Collins rated it it was amazing Nov 19, In this and in several other ways, Kyle shows himself not to be Smith, despite dragpn endorsement from A.

Want to Read Lensmn Reading Read. The Arisians detect the Eddorians’ invasion of our universe and realize that they are too evenly matched for either to destroy the other without being destroyed themselves.

The negotiations were for an month renewable option. So what about this book – well it feels like a lensman story and yes has the same characters and does feel like its part of the story – however its not quiet Smith which is a dragoon thing you can see the subtle differences that David Kyle lensmann to the table and that is good.

The Lensman series is a classic which I periodically go back and reread. We was really a male chauvinist in the pure sense, as most of the women in his books were beautiful but weak and dumb.