On the far reaches of colonized space, a lone colony goes dark. As the rest of the Commonwealth struggles to rebuild after the last war, a battleship of the Navy investigates the colony. What they find there threatens the entirety of humanity. While the Commonwealth struggles against internal turmoil an unknown menace on the edge of the galaxy grows.
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Unfortunately, I have not read the novellas "A Lighter Touch" or "Hellacus" and I think because of that it has somewhat taken away from the experience of this book.
I say this because this story is rushed. The story takes place three years after the events that took place in the previous novel. Literally 59% of the book is spent catching the reader up on what's happened to the main and supporting characters.
Of course, all of the characters just so happen to be in perfect positions in their life to go on another adventure with Brent. There were so many characters that I had completely forgotten what had made them unique in context to their old places in the story. When they were split up they were completely forgettable. Part of this might be because I've read a few books in between these two and I didn't realize I would need to read the last two over again just to get a basic idea of who everyone was again. Like I said. Forgettable. I've read the...
I hate coming in in the middle of a series. Good writing, but too many plot lines that don't come together until the last quarter of the book.
Good series. A little juvenile but I don't mind. Looking forward to the next one.
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