This is the BEST NOVEL I have ever read and I have read many. To call it a space opera is inadequate. To call it science fiction is to leave so much on the table. It is a piece of art that tackles religion, environmental issues and can we choose our own destiny or does it choose you.
While “Game of Thrones” started it all from “the push” to the “end of Ned”, it was the third book had me screaming “No!” And then cheering as another character got all choked up
3.) TIMES HAVE CHANGED IN THE WORLD OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE ELEVEN YEARS BUT THE OLD GODS NEVER CHANGE
I WAS SO USED TO THE SHANNARA HIGH FANTASY OF TERRY BROOKS THAT I WAS SURPRISED TO SEE HIM WRITE ABOUT PURE EVIL IN TODAY’S WORLD AND IT WAS SO CONVINCING
THIS WAS THE STORY THAT LEFT THE GREATEST MARK IN MY CHILDHOOD. GREAT WONDERS AND ALLEGORY