"Ms. Waddell has again taken readers into another original world"
The Directorate alliance of the League of Planets and
Empire (from TRUE BLOOD) have a special need and have
special agent to discover what the Conglomerate and their
plan on Hachyn. Aedon Rawn is a Korcian whose family was
in a pirate ambush and he lives for revenge. He is to meet
the rebel leader and learn what he can. The first step is a
meeting with Kala Char'ari, Jein's second in command.
They are betrayed and Jein sets off an explosion allowing
Aedon to escape. Kala is a strong woman, raised on the
before she joined the rebel warriors and has just realized
been groomed by Jein to lead the rebellion upon his death.
is a warrior who finds his emotions coming to life while he
Kala in the tactics she will need to win this war, clearly
than his original assignment.
Aedon may be the only one she can trust, but she knows he
own agenda. Kala works for the freedom of her planet and
the Directorate and downfall of the Conglomerate pirates.
has the knowledge of tactics needed and Kala has the rebels
to fight for freedom of their planet. Can they work
reach both their goals?
Ms. Waddell has again taken readers into another original
different from those of her other futuristic stories.
Hachyn is a
planet where settlers were lured with promises and then
the Conglomerate whose appointed dictator rules by terror.
and Aedon know sharing their growing love can only be a
as their futures will be on different planets. Although
fluctuate in their personal life between living for the
looking toward a future that may not come, they never take
focus off the goal. Aedon finds himself the strength
leader and is secure enough to find pleasure in her success
though it leads them to separate futures. Their multi-
relationship brings the characters to life and their
depth to the adventure.
This book stands alone as the story is entirely set on
meet those from TRUE BLOOD who form the Directorate briefly
first and last chapters; so you can enjoy this book without
the series in order.
Reviewed by Cy Korte
Posted November 23, 2007