The story wove itself around a coming of age ritual of the new American Union and the choices, possibilities and danger that ritual represents. The na..Show More »rration had some interesting pronunciations that distracted me, but the story has interesting and not that predictable twists. It also raises some rather deep end times theological questions about how people will respond when faced with the choice of getting "the mark" or not. I was entertained and intrigued but couldn't give a 5 star rating because it , while quite good, isn't great. My standards are quite high though and, if you like this type of story, I am confident you will like this one too.
Absolutely great book. I was preparing myself to be disappointed. When in actuality I was pleasantly surprised. Very good book. But if u go in thinkin..Show More »g to prick up from book 3 you may experience what MIGHT seem like disappointment. It was as much action and thought provoking as the others. Great job !!!! Only complaint I have is HURRY WITH TGE OTHER BOOKS !!!!