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Progeny: The Progenitor Trilogy, Book Three (Progenitors Universe) Kindle Edition
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So, without spoiling it for anyone, I'm more than happy to declare that - in my opinion - Worth has nailed this one. The story of all involved gradually builds to a crescendo and final showdown, and he even chucks in a few surprises along the way which are unusual for the genre. If like me you've devoured the first and second parts, you'll love this from start to finish.
Unlike the other reviewer, I didn't find the story slowed; indeed, I noted with dismay that I was tearing through the book at rate which meant I'd be finished too soon. It's a mark of a great story that you become torn between not wanting it to end, and being desperate to find out what happens.
Nothing else to add really - if you've got the other two, buy this now. If you haven't, get the other two books and get stuck in.
Finally, I'd suggest this trilogy is more than worthy of being printed in paper and sat alongside the works of Banks and Hamilton - along with the de facto cover art.
Dan you certainly are the man, please don't leave it at this, surely there is a 4th book.
Progeny develops three storylines which intermingle throughout the plot. This has the advantage or building up tension as well as providing a good overview of a Galaxy at war. The Author on the whole manages this quite well, with none of the disappointment you find in other books, when you see the next chapter is not about your favourite character.
These stories combine at the end to provide a suitably tense and enjoyable finale. The author is to be commended on providing a conclusion which does not rely upon some `magic' plot device. The ending and story plays out on principles established throughout the trilogy.
The only complaints I have is in the third quarter of the book, a little too much time is spent with supporting characters who are not entirely captivating .
The trilogy does not hide its influences, but what the author has managed to do is provide a richly developed universe, remarkable alien species alongside a wide cast of well-developed characters. Who even at the scale of a Galaxy at war, manage to drive the plot forward with their skills and ambitions and failings.
Can we please have a part 4?
An absolutely fantastic set of books and no Sci-Fi fan should miss these.
Now it's hard reviewing a book without giving away spoilers so I'll say this, the fights are good, the ending isn't some kind of "A God came down and fixed everything" button. Everything is very nicely wrapped up and there's a hint that a sequel of some kind can be written in this universe.
Hell, like any good sci-fi universes several books can be written, personally I would love to know more about the Arkari but I digress. For how much this trilogy is worth you'll wish you could donate more. I'll be ordering these as hardback copies the moment (if) they're are released. Worthy to sit next to Hamilton and Alister Reynolds.
Thank you Dan.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great series of Science Fiction Just like I remember from my younger years! So hard to find a well written space opera these days and this last book I found hard to put down.Published 6 months ago by Sunny.D
Well this was a thoroughly entertaining space opera yarn! Big explosions titanic battles all of the good stuff and a terrifying adversary. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Matthew McNeil
I loved this series so much and really miss it. Am currently re-reading for the 5th time, it's that good! Read morePublished 7 months ago by MR STEPHEN CROCKFORD
I thought this trilogy was a really good read. The first book was also semi stand alone but the whole 3 went together well. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jonny Jon Jon
One of the best series I have read and, for a change, one who's ending didn't disappoint! Oh heck, now I have to find another book to read!!Published 10 months ago by RichT
Really good stuff. Its a while since I read these and still find myself thinking about the story and comparing it to other sci fi. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Carl B.
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