This prequel clearly belongs in front of Red Sands which I've already read. But at least now I know how the two boys ended up alone and what started t..Show More »his mess... I think. Really getting frustrated. I hope this 3RD prequel will clear some things up. I'm starting to wonder if I should continue reading this series.
The characters are still very stereotypical but there are more of them and some very interesting ethical dilemmas occur that force most people to pick..Show More » a side and see how the situation unravels. It is a good addition to the story and you begin to understand what the aliens are and what they seem to be after.
First off, I liked the finale to the story but it was a little different. The alien drones have some very interesting and odd masters. The main c..Show More »haracters have been fleshed out a little more so that they are a little less stereotypical but not too much. The marines are the best part and their sense of honor and determination. The scientists have proven themselves and most of the mystery is solved.