Ms. Midshipwoman Harrington" by David Weber: Before she saved the galaxy, she was "Ms. Midshipwoman Harrington," and then an encounter with "pirates" who were more than they seemed began Honor Harrington's Brilliant Career. Choosing Sides by David Drake: Lieutenant Huber stepped off the starship into an ambush - but Slammers aren't supposed to get ambushed. Huber can save his career if he survives a suiclde mission. The Island by Eric Flint: Think General Belisarius was tough? Meet the wife of one of his officers. She is determined to reach her wounded husband - going over the broken bodies of the enemy if necessary.