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A long journey to find more questions than answers
on 6 May 2017
The problem with the series is that the characters are extremely 2D and uninteresting. I read the series for the amazing detail to which space battles and strategies are fought, the interesting depiction of the future, sadly not the clumsily written and prude romance scenes. The phrase 'smiled thinly' and 'honor' are used way too much, creating the picture of just the most emotionally retarded group of people. Greary is a foul tempered ego maniac, who isn't that likable; neither is his bloodthirsty captain and neurotic politician.
6 books of will-they-wont they. SIX. BOOKS. And when it FINALLY happens , its over in like a page, there is no amazing lovemaking scene, or anything YOU HAVE TO BE KIDDING ME.
On to the Enigma race...i'm just going to assume there is another series addressing them as otherwise why introduce one of the main protagonists in the plot just to end it there?