In this adaption of Robert Heinlein's novel, we follow the adventures of a squad of troops as they fight in a war of survival against merciless alien invaders. Facing constant danger, they are the ones who have to do the thankless task of facing the enemy head on, and for the sake of humanity, they must prevail. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Did You Know?
This series gave Dizzy Flores an actual name. In the novel, Flores was a male, and a very minor character. He was referred to as "Dizzy" several times during his one scene, and it is unclear as to whether that was his name or a nickname. In the 1997 Starship Troopers movie, he was turned into a female love interest, though it is still never clearly stated as to whether or not "Dizzy" is her legal name. On the Roughnecks series, one of the writers just decided to give Isabel as the legal first name, hence "Isabel 'Dizzy' Flores." See more
In "Funeral for a Friend" after Higgins and Redwing get captured, and remaining roughnecks start to make plans. Higgins and Redwing are standing with the group. See more
Sgt. Charlie Zim
[notices that Rico is not confident enough to be the leading lieutenant for the Roughnecks
Permission to speak, sir.
Pvt. Johnny Rico
For crying out loud, speak all you want! Take charge! I'm begging you!
Sgt. Charlie Zim
Not what I want, not what I came here for. You need to know some hard facts. First of all, you were assigned to me during basic training as per requested by your high school teacher, Jean Razak. Second of all, you were assigned to Jean Razak's unit, the Roughnecks as per requested made by your drill instructor...