Twenty years after the elemental conflict that nearly tore apart the cosmos in The Saga of Seven Suns, a new threat emerges from the darkness. The human race must set aside its own inner conflicts to rebuild their alliance with the Ildiran Empire for the survival of the galaxy. In Kevin J. Anderson's The Dark Between the Stars, galactic empires clash, elemental beings devastate whole planetary systems, and factions of humanity are pitted against one another.
I thought this was an outstanding listen, especially for readers who have read The Saga Of Seven Suns series and are familiar with the characters and ..Show More »the back story. Looking forward to the next one.« Show Less
As the second book of the trilogy opens, the humans and Ildirans, having narrowly escaped annihilation at the hands of the Shana Rei and their robot allies in Book 1, are desperate to find a way to combat the black cloud of antimatter of the Shana Rei. The mysterious alien Gardeners, who had helped them previously, turn out to be a disaster in disguise and because of them, the world tree forests are again in danger.
Yes, it is well performed, Mark Boyett gives the characters life
Two decades after the devastating Elemental War, which nearly destroyed the cosmos, the new Confederation restored peace and profitable commerce among the peoples and worlds of the Spiral Arm. The ambitious, innovative Roamers went back to their traditional business of harvesting the vital stardrive fuel ekti from the clouds of gas giant planets, and the telepathic green priests of Theroc provided instantaneous galaxy-wide communication via their connection to the powerful and sentient worldtrees.
Super mystical SciFi extraordinaire. Just like the rest of the Seven Suns saga and other Saga of Shadows books.It really began to grate by t..Show More »he end.So did the endless repetition of stuff we already know.I'm sure the book would be at least 30% shorter if we didn't revisit information so endlessly.The performance was good though, so it gets four stars overall even though the story drove me nuts.« Show Less