The best way to explain this, without spoilers, is to compare it to playing chess with one's self. All of the action is there but the play is so very ..Show More »balanced it isn't interesting and you don't know for whom to root. Each stage of the war is viewed very pragmatically without anyone ever getting any real advantage... at least for some time. (no spoilers) Many people will like this series, but it was not among my favorites
That being said, Dietmar Wehr is a master story teller in the Synchronicity Wars series. If you are looking for an extremely well written and engaging series, I recommend you start there. Or, another fantastic option is The Lost Fleet by John G. Hemry.
one thing that I respect is the end of a story. The trend as of late is to stretch out the story into as many books as When this happens, I tend to de..Show More »tect it and lose interest after just a couple of books into the series. This end came up a little precipitously as I think that the author, after telling a good story, realized that there wouldn't be enough material to justify another book, so he wrapped it up.