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But that just states the problem another way, or begs the question: I guess this story had too much of an Old Testament tone for me eye for an eye. And to do the stuff they did? Rawles authored four sequels in the Patriots series. This science fiction novel is a geopolitical thriller that is a considerable departure from his previous Patriots thriller novel series. If it is Chairman Mao’s little red book, they are probably a cannibal looter.

Patriots by James Wesley, Rawles

I learned that epistemic closure is an extremely frightening thing. I want an entire chapter devoted to the door. Much of Patriots takes place in the Intermountain westspecifically weslwy the Palouse Hills region, in and around Moscow, Idaho. It’s just not In a way I’d like to do 2 things here. FoundersBook 1 Length: I am not suggesting that the author supports their actions, but they are definitely considered the patriots of the book.

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Cover of the most recent edition of Patriots. I suspect you’ll find the characters are “cookie cutter”. Lists with This Book.


The first novel is based on a chapter draft that Rawles wrote inand first distributed as shareware, under the title The Gray Nineties. Their moral compass is completely out of whack as well.

View all 6 comments. Oct 06, Spencer rated it it was ok Shelves: And, how long can you hold them off?

I learned more about what to expect if the lights go off–and stay off–than I could have researched on my own in a library in a month. To acknowledge this in my opinion is a mark of maturity, sophistication and flexibility.

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The sad thing is, in 10 years, many of the businesses mentioned will be out of business, or will have changed their name, anyways. This sequel was written under contract for E.

Practically overnight, the fragile chains of supply and high-technology infrastructure fall, and wholesale rioting and looting grip every major city.

I learned how to mount a gun on my airplane. Maybe I should, though. I do believe that this scenario is possible or other catastrophic events that could occur. The characters are one-dimensional.

In the beginning, these people had enough money to personally purchase large amounts of weapons and ammunition, get their cars upgraded, repaired, and ready for impending doom, and they were also able to purchase large amounts of military-grade clothing and body armor.

Rasles rise to their extreme circumstances with no more reflection than the rest of us would give to the choice of carrying an umbrella on a rainy day. Jan 21, Checkman rated it it jxmes ok Shelves: A fictional novel about a group of survivalists, and what happens when the USA goes upside-down into anarchy due to a currency that becomes worthless.


One journalist called him a “survival guru” He was described as the “conscience of survivalism. This is something that is lacking in this book. If it is a bible, they are a good guy. Joshua Watanabe, a U.

That being said there are some very disturbing points to be made about this book. Add to Cart failed.

Once at the ranch, the group fends off vicious attacks from outsiders and then looks to join other groups that are trying to restore true Constitutional law to the country.

I live in Idaho. America faces a full-scale socioeconomic collapse – the stock market plummets, hyperinflation cripples commerce and the mounting crisis passes the tipping point. Over time the book has gained a larger following, with Rawles speculating that the rawlee financial crisis accounted for the book’s popularity among a wider readership traditionally not interested in survivalist themes. Despite th Don’t judge me, I would call it indulgence lit, but to be truthful, I am reading this novel for the practical knowledge and not for the entertainment value.

Not a jamex of this book.