I brought this book on a whim, not knowing the book or author, but am very glad that I did!
It is a very interesting premise and the struct..Show More »ure works well, and you really get into the characters and events - I got quite emotional at the end! The structure of moving between the present (court of inquiry) and the events in flashback is often a recipe for disaster, but it is very deftly handled by Mr. Lee.
I usually like Jack Campbell and David Weber for my 'space opera', and this was similar but different enough to make it interesting. It does leave some big questions unanswered, but that's just making me look forward to the next installment.
Absolutely. Following Book One I expected more 'war' adventures of the Space Marine Major. But no, we get the adventure of the poker player hinted at ..Show More »in Book One and an assortment of quirky belivable characters. I should mention that I haven't finished this book as yet.It reminded me of the first time I read Lord Of The Rings in that I never wanted the story to end such was the engaging nature of the story/plot. So it is with Fey.A mixture of Si-Fi and Fantasy that works.