The Lightless Trilogy
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  • 1
    Lightless | C. A. Higgins

    Lightless

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By C. A. Higgins
    • Narrated By Fiona Hardingham
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (71)
    Performance
    (63)
    Story
    (63)

    Serving aboard the Ananke, an experimental military spacecraft launched by the ruthless organization that rules Earth and its solar system, computer scientist Althea has established an intense emotional bond - not with any of her crewmates but with the ship's electronic systems, which speak more deeply to her analytical mind than human feelings do. But when a pair of fugitive terrorists gain access to the Ananke, Althea must draw upon her heart and soul for the strength to defend her beloved ship.

    Psychologically Gripping Space Opera

    Lightless is a psychologically driven novel that focuses on its characters more than anything else, so if you prefer your space operas fast and furiou..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 01 2016 by T. L. Walker (Montgomery, Al, USA)
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    Supernova: The Lightless Trilogy, Book 2 | C. A. Higgins

    Supernova: The Lightless Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By C. A. Higgins
    • Narrated By Fiona Hardingham
    Overall
    (10)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    Once Ananke was an experimental military spacecraft. But a rogue computer virus transformed it - her - into something much more: a fully sentient artificial intelligence, with all the power of a god - and all the unstable emotions of a teenager. Althea, the ship's engineer and the last living human aboard, nearly gave her life to save Ananke from dangerous saboteurs, forging a bond as powerful as that between mother and daughter. Now she devotes herself completely to Ananke's care.

    Lots of emotional dialog

    Yes and No, the last third of the story is an emotional and sometimes irrational dialog such as the main characters destruction of all the video scree..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 16 2016 by Ron A. Parsons (UK)