Given the number of plot summaries already here I'll skip that for this review and go right to the analysis.
Catherine Asaro's writing abilities are either the result of a brilliant writer or a dedicated editor. Whatever the reason, the book is an enjoyable read. At no point does the author get bogged down on the science, and that only helps with the flow of the story. It's a little surprising that a scientist can present these ideas without making it come off like a lecture.
The story is where it all breaks down. Granted, making a judgement on the plot is a very personal thing, and people may not agree with this assessment, but the number of "good" reviews this book has… Read more