|Reviews for Memoirs of a HERC Pilot|
| RougeBaron chapter 3 . 4/30/2007
Gierling can't give Christian the CMoH in the mess hall! If I were Christian, I would've rejected it too. Man, that's flat-out insulting.
Some facts about CMoH:
1. It's presented by the President, not a general (unless you assume Gierling to be the leader of humanity at that time).
2. It's presented in full military ceremony, not in a mess hall. The news might be delivered in the mess hall. But the presentation had to be in a full military ceremony.
3. Many times the CMoH recipients were awarded not only because of his/her/their bravery and determination, but also because he/she/they saved lives. Audie Murphy received CMoH because he put himself in a burning tank for an hour, shooting at a horde of Heinz, so his friends could withdraw savely [REF: ]. "Snakeshit" Crandall flew 22 flights a day under enemy flaks carrying ammo and bringing back the wounded (watch "We Were Soldiers" to see what kind of man Crandall was). Now, unless I misunderstood your text, I thought Christian lost a lot of men. IMHO it would make it difficult for him to receive CMoH.
Anyway, it's nice of him honoring the deaths. It's the right thing to do.
| Kat Wylder chapter 1 . 4/29/2007
Wow, Earthsiege? I can't even remeber when I last played that-must've been about ten years. Well, surprise aside, this is looking to be a very interesting story. Nice pacing and detail in the fight. I love well-composed action scenes.
| antagonist99 chapter 1 . 4/28/2007
Ah, ES2...a formidable game it was, and I played it through more times than I care to remember...
Your story is a great read, I really couldn't help picturing myself sitting in the cockpit and steering that ogre ;)
It wasn't my favourite HERC for no reason in the game :)
I hope you'll update soon, it'd be a shame for the only ES2 fic I know to end up unfinished
(and yes, not everyone knows the game, so I really think RougeBaron has a point when he's saying you should explain the game to your readers...)
| cosmicfalcon chapter 2 . 3/17/2007
this is really interesting,do you think you can have it go all the way up to them coming to ZI?
| AussieMacca1981 chapter 2 . 2/11/2007
:) I'm loving this story so far...give us more! lol
| Panaka chapter 1 . 12/26/2006
There is a battle like this at the end of mechwarrior 4.
Spend the whole mission fighting lite stuff, attack a dropship and after your out of ammo and your armor is damaged a 100 tom mech apears on the field. I hear just about every mech game does something simmilar.
| RougeBaron chapter 1 . 12/26/2006
Good scene, told with skill and intelligence. We need more writers like you, and hopefully you'll hang around here more often.
A small suggestion: it'll help readers if you explain a little bit about Earthsiege. You don't have to go the entire gamut of history. Just explain what a HERC is, what Promotheus is, what an Ogre look like, etc. These technologies are very different than Battletech/Mechwarrior's (for example: in BTech there is a 'Promotheus' but it's completely different than ES, so readers can be easily misled, although unintentionally).
| darkfinder chapter 1 . 12/25/2006
interesting view .
| AussieMacca1981 chapter 1 . 12/25/2006
Short, sharp and sweet! An excellent first chapter...here's hoping for many more just like it...as long as they don't interrupt the AL arc! lol :)