E–pub/E–book [Empire of Light The Shoal Seuence #3]
When he closed his eyes all he could see was stars scattered across the void like diamond dustSomething I found particularly interesting about this trilogy was how the ante was upped considerably with each entry This novel which concludes the original Shoal trilogy is no exception with its bigger explosions vaster distances travelled and reater odds to defeat I watched them use the energy of a nova she explained just to power a signal to a swarm located in another alaxy Both men
stared at herat her silence for several momentsYes yes The series does have its issues But like I mentioned in my review of Stealing Light I m a sucker for a lot of what s on display here Derelicts Deserted planets Alien ruins More tech than YOU CAN SHAKE A STICK AT THE WHOLE GALAXY can shake a stick at The whole alaxy playground Yes please At times things did seem a tad too convenient Need bigger weapons No problem there s a place I know But this kind of thing I suspect is par for the course iven the subject matter of the trilogy which basically boils down to seeded caches of alien technology causing all kinds of ruckusSo I m not oing to say a whole lot about this series or this book other than 1 It does read pretty uickly and2 I did enjoy it uite a bitI will likely be reading of Gibson s books We have to et out of hereWe have to et out right now This finale is a must read if only to cap off the excellent Nova War but unfortunately it was not the strongest of the series It really needed a major new plot point in the middle third some new world or species to break up a rather tedious journey that added little interest and distinctly overlapped similar events from the first book However the first and final thirds were
both pretty ood and Gibson continued to pull in additional ideas and conceptspretty ood and Gibson continued to pull in additional ideas and concepts drawn from established sci fi canon but nicely implemented and integrated Previous parallels to Dune were cemented with an epilogue wink to Duncan Idahobut these are all BOSH!: The Cookbook: Simple Recipes. Amazing Food. All Plants. good sources and it wasood to seem them told afresh Lost interest about 20 percent in After thoroughly enjoying books 1 2 the 3rd installment of this trilogy was a real disappointment So much so that I didn t finish it I felt cheated by big jumps in the plot and the complete absence of previously prominent charactersIt isn t badly written but as the final installment of this trilogy it isn t worthy Maybe I ll come back to it but with so many other books on my to read list it can wait a while The Shoal Hegemony and the Emissaries of God are locked in a devastating nova war between the. The third novel in the Shoal space opera series featuring Dakota Merrick continuing from Stealing Light and Nova WarThe nova war has begun to spread as the Emissaries wage a fierce and reckless campaign encroaching on the area of space occupied by humanity and forcing the Shoal into a desperate retreat While Dakota oes in search of the entity responsible for cre. He ambitions laid out earlier in the series Gibson has immense potential however and I look forward to his next project with interest The book is available now in the UK and on import in the USA Now this was A Pleasant SurpriseAfter The Strong Beginnings Of pleasant surpriseAfter the strong beginnings of Light Gibson s Shoal Seuence story went off the rails a bit In book two his protagonist Dak This series has taken me four years to finish reading Don t worry I ll spare you the messy details as to whyI started this series in 2016 at point in my life where reading was my only escape I followed our main heroine Dakota Merrick across the cosmos and in the two previous novels I couldn t put them down Each novel up d the ante every time this novel was no exception to that little motif and there was a budding love story between our two main charactersThe last novel of this trilogy wasn t too bad but it feels like Gibson rew jaded by this novel Much of the story drags on and Dakota some how feels less heroic and badass as she was in the previous two books In fact until the very end of this book all I feel is that Dakota is nothing than everyone s number one abuse victim to Mr. Jelly's Business go and have their stab at being a dick to I feel like this novel dropped a lot of the previous uirks and character developments we had for something that was nothing than a paycheck for Gibson Seeing as I read his novel Extinction Game after the first two novels of this series I expected much the same see and excitement But I didn tI often don t knock things I normally findreat enjoyment in things I love and I love Gary Gibson s work but I can t say this one really was that 6 1/2 Body Parts (Body Movers, good even on its own it falls flat Dakota and a small crew find and deliver to a certain well defended locale an ancient superweapon that just might stop the Emissaries from destroying much of thealaxy I found myself skipping and skimming because everything here is so predictable and the characters seem to have done all their developing in previous episodes Also in Gökyüzü Mavi Kaldı grand cheating comic book tradition Gibson keeps killing Dakota off and then miraculously reviving her This volume finishes the seuence and though there s a hint of further adventures for Dakota to come I ve read enough This wasood I m looking forward to #book 4 and the last in the series Another solid book and sci fi epic adventure I m a # 4 and the last in the series Another solid book and sci fi epic adventure I m a thorn about about the end because I feel that this is where the series could have ended The setup for the next book felt a bit forced so I am a bit intrigued whether the price is worth paying. Her the messages left behind by an ancient race of star travellers Unfortunately Whitecloud is locked in a prison cell aboard a dying coreship adrift in space awaiting execution for war crimes against Corso's own people But if humanity has any hope of survival Corso is oing to have to find some way to keep him alive and that's only if Dakota doesn't kill him fir.