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Not quite as good.
on 30 October 2012
After reading Voidhawk I was interested enough to get a couple of the follow-ons.
Again, the characters are good. Unfortunately there is even more of a need for the story to be proof read, with more incorrect words than in Voidhawk.
Another 'complaint' I had was later in the book the author seemed to change writing styles - and some sections were introduced which, on the surface, were plainly wrong. These were generally explained further on in the story.
However this technique hadn't been used before, and then to be suddenly use multiple times in the latter part of the novel I found a bit irritating.
There was also a slight strangeness with the attitude of the characters at losing crew members. In Voidhawk, Kragon was lost, with no real explanation about the appearance of the creature which killed him. They lose another member and seemed to dismiss it with little concern.
Also a couple of the tasks they are presented with seem to have little logic related to why they are required in order to solve a problem.
These appear to be writing technique tools which have not been well integrated into the main story.
I enjoyed most of the book, but again my 'reading experience' was interrupted by these inconsistencies.