I was intrigued by the first volume of the series although I felt that it dragged in places. The second volume doesn't have that problem at. This is o..Show More »ne of the most interesting, imaginative stories I have listened to in a long time. The plot line is pretty standard: bad-ass aliens kick human ass. Humans figure out how to dish it back. Bennett has just made the standard story so interesting. Characterizations are strong too. I really had a hard time stopping to do more constructive things in my life, like work. I strongly recommend this one and can hardly wait for the installment.
'31 Hours and 26 Minutes of Superior SciFi ' pretty much sums up book 4--
It's an awesome addition to the series, well crafted with excellent..Show More » world-building and character development, with just enough science to ground the series.
Now my Ort's on fire and my quantum tattoo's tingling in anticipation of book 5. Unfortunately, my Raspani mind enhancer's on the fritz and that's why this review's de-vol-ving.... I now return to my baseline 'meat-animal' status....
Koban 5: A Federation Forged in Fire expands the story from the first four books and serves as a transition between the previous story arc and the nex..Show More »t. The narration brings the characters to life, and the era of the Kobani seems secure as they bring humanity onto the galactic landscape. I'm looking forward to Koban 6!