She, through a series of events, ends of the translator to Ampersand, an alien who is looking for a group of aliens who ended up on Earth 40 years previously.
The latest instalment in the Murderbot Diaries.
The previous books I’ve read by Marina Lostetter were science fiction, so was intrigued by her fantasy novel. I had high hopes for The Helm of Midnight as the Noumenon series was so richly crafted and I enjoyed the universe so much.
Essentially, there are a bunch of scientists who are all either being bribed or threatened, in very different ways, to stop the work they’re doing. Eventually they all get together and are trying to thrash out what could be going on. Is it a super advanced civilisation, is it coincidence, is it something else?
For the uninitiated, this is the final book in the Wayfarers series, a time in the future where there is a galactic community, with all their interesting histories and complications.
So for those of you that don’t know, this novel was a retelling of the Arthurian legends, but through the lens of the 42nd reincarnation of Arthur.
The main story centres around a planetary crime boss and her hired mercenaries, but really it’s about undercutting a bad corporation and helping an indigenous race on the planet escape possible destruction and/or exploitation.
So if the USA wants to remain on top as an economic power house, why not shoot for having one billion Americans?
he first reason I liked it was that Obama is definitely a people person and it really shows. Every person who is introduced, from his staff, to soldiers he meets, to foreign leaders get a paragraph about that person.
The whole novella is centred around the relationship of Scholar Dieu and a tiger (who can turn into a human, it works okay) named Ho Thi Tao.