Well, no good deed goes unpunished, and that it certainly true here. Behind the scenes ambition, politics and back-stabbing make for a sub-plot which ..Show More »is almost as frightening and threatening as the main story line. I liked the characters and their individual bravery, rooting for a happy outcome all round. Call me cynical, but I'm already wondering if this clearing of their names and reputation will stretch over the whole series or whether they will move on soon. The rest of the series might be on my 'to read' list - eventually. I am afraid the railroading and menace may bore me after a while, so, I'll get to the next one and the re-evaluate.