Earth has been a scarred ruin for three decades, its scattered people struggling to survive amid the poisoned and radioactive wreckage of the final war between its despotic superpowers. While the people of Earth struggle to survive, out on the frontier, on a thousand worlds, mankind thrives and grows, building new civilizations and looking boldly to the future. But man has never been able to live in peace, and even Earth's sad fate has failed to slow the call to war.
This was my first listen of the Crimson Worlds series, and I am only sorry I listened to this first instead of the previous books.Narration ..Show More »was brilliant, as always, with Mark Boyett.It was one of those books which was hard to put down. However, my reason for only 4 stars overall was the repetition. Less repetition, please.Apart from that, this is a not to be missed book, in my opinion.« Show Less
The Superpowers of Earth have fought their final war, leaving Earth a devastated ruin, populated only by scattered groups of survivors living in primitive squalor. Out in space, however, humanity moves forward, and the former colonies of Earth's dead nations are now free from the yoke of the despotic governments that had long ruled over them. For many, it is their first taste of liberty.
Am loving this series. Only downside is I didn't start off with Book 1 of Crimson Worlds.Narration is perfect and I hope the author keeps M..Show More »ark Boyett as the narrator.My one complaint is the continual repetition in areas. That said, this series is one not to be missed.The only question now is, when is Book 3 due? « Show Less