The Hard Way Home

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Worlds of honor


The Stray
What Price Dreams?
Queen's Gambit
The Hard Way Home
Deck Load Strike

"The Hard Way Home", written by David Weber, is the fourth short story in the second Honorverse anthology Worlds of Honor, first published in 1999.

Timeframe: 1890 PD

Plot Edit

Lieutenant Commander Honor Harrington, serving as executive officer of the heavy cruiser HMS Broadsword, is participating in a series of evaluation exercises of a new type of pinnace when an avalanche strikes the Athinai Holiday Resort on the planet Gryphon, killing hundreds and burying many others under meters of snow. Honor must take command of the rescue operations and save as many people as she and the men and women of Broadsword can.

Among the missing are siblings Susan and Ranjit Hibson, who must try to survive until help arrives.

References Edit


Anthony Agursky | Ambristen‎ | Csilla Berczi | Fleurieu | Freemantle | Gastelaars | Monica Gastelaars | Honor Harrington | John Hedges | Kalindi Hibson | Liesell Hibson | Ranjit Hibson | Susan Hibson | Krepson twins | Andrea Manders | Tammerlane | Donny Tergesen | Wells | Zariello

Starships Edit

Planets Edit


Athinai Resort | Attica Avalanche | Barony of Novaya Tyumen | Black Mountains | Broadsword-class | Gryphon Mountain Data Interface | Olympus Fault | Olympus Mountains | Olympus Valley | Pinnace | Royal Manticoran Marine Corps | Royal Manticoran Navy

Main Honor Harrington series
HH1 On Basilisk Station HH9 Ashes of Victory
HH2 The Honor of the Queen HH10 War of Honor
HH3 The Short Victorious War HH11 At All Costs
HH4 Field of Dishonor HH12 Mission of Honor
HH5 Flag in Exile HH13 A Rising Thunder
HH6 Honor Among Enemies HH14 Shadow of Freedom
HH7 In Enemy Hands HH15 Shadow of Victory
HH8 Echoes of Honor HH16 TBA
Spin off Series
Crown of Slaves Saganami Island
CS1 Crown of Slaves SI1 The Shadow of Saganami
CS2 Torch of Freedom SI2 Storm from the Shadows
CS3 Cauldron of Ghosts
Star Kingdom Manticore Ascendant
SK1 A Beautiful Friendship MA1 A Call to Duty
SK2 Fire Season MA2 A Call to Arms
SK3 Treecat Wars MA3 A Call to Vengeance
HHA1 More Than Honor HHA4 The Service of the Sword
HHA2 Worlds of Honor HHA5 In Fire Forged
HHA3 Changer of Worlds HHA6 Beginnings
Tales of Honor Comic Series
TOH1 Tales of Honor #1 TOH4 Tales of Honor #4
TOH2 Tales of Honor #2 TOH5 Tales of Honor #5
TOH3 Tales of Honor #3 TOHV1 Tales of Honor Vol 1

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