The Expanse Book 8 of 9 In My Humble Opinion uite simply the best Sci Fi series I have every had the Waiting for Aphrodite pleasure to read AWESOME even theoorer books stand head and shoulders above the competition Book 8 takes us
"through the gates and into the world of Duartes authoritarian Laconia system and out beyond into the "the gates and into the world of Duartes authoritarian Laconia system and out beyond into the worlds where our Heroes are regrouping to ush back the juggernaut of out beyond into the 1300 worlds where our Heroes are regrouping to ush back the juggernaut of We get an insight into Duartes vision and his goals and in doing so we find out that the worst Humanity can inflict on each other The Sand-Reckoner pales into insignificance compared to What Lies Between the GatesClever intriguing stirring breath catching horrific saddening all at the same time Tiamats Wrath sets us up for the final chapter which is gonna be one hell of a ride As a big fan of the book series and the TV adaptation Iounced on this the moment it came out I d intended to start reading it after I finished the book I was Aztlan partway through but I confess that as soon as I unpacked this Iut the other one aside and jumped straight in to find out what was happeningWARNING some non specific spoilers ahead for this book and the revious one in the series hopefully nothing that would ruin it for any but the most fanatical of spoilerphobes but well you ve been warnedThe revious seventh book in the series Persepolis Rising was both good and frustrating in eual measure because it was the first half of a major two book arc and ended on a very downbeat note with our main characters scattered and the Bad Guys firmly in the ascendancy very much the The Empire Strikes Back of the series If Persepolis Rising is the seri In most Sci Fi series that I ve read things tend to he. The eighth novel in James S A Corey's New York Times best selling Expanse series now a major television series Thirteen hundred gates have opened to solar systems around the galaxy But as humanity builds its interstellar empire in the alien ruins the mysteries and threats grow deeper In the dead systems where gates lead to stranger things than alien lanets Elvi Okoye begins a desperate search to discover the nature of a genocide that happened. .
Ad towards formulaic after a while Same sort of bad guys same mysteries and the same usually violent solutions The Expanse has been a welcome exception I ve read the whole series to date and I ve seen the TV series which is a bit different but still recognisable and its been uniformly great Same characters whom I ve come to like a lot the same universe although it expands see what I did there very considerably over the course of the novels and hugely enjoyable character development There s a few goodbyes in 8 that were necessary to the lot but nothing is uite what it seems and there s a good hook that what it seems and there s a good hook that me want to read number 9 NOWGood book You ll enjoy it I understand the one star review Everybody who loves this series is very invested in all its characters and it is hard to say good bye to any one of them Yes lots of tears shed during the reading of this book tears of joy and sadness But you know what At the end of book nine we re going to have
to say good bye to all of them So maybe it is fitting that we get say good bye to all of them So maybe it is fitting that we get say good bye one at a time I wouldn t have it any other wayBack to my headline this book is acked with everything I love about The Expanse Fanta I just finished Tiamat s Wrath and gave it 5 stars I never give anything 5 stars and maybe after I detox I ll want to drop it back to 4 stars but really it was great Writing characters What Ive Become (The Humanity Within Book 1) plot sciencey stuff galacticolitics All really well done Thoughtful but accessible not a combination we often get in SFAlso not the The Contemporaries place to start the series or even this three book arcLike Nemesis Games this is a story where the crew of the Roci are all off doing separate things which is how we lef. Before the first human beings existed and to find weapons to fight a war against forces at the edge of the imaginable But therice of that knowledge may be higher than she can UML Weekend Crash Course [With CDROM] pay At the heart of the empire Teresa Duarterepares to take on the burden of her father's godlike ambition The sociopathic scientist Paolo Cortázar and the Mephistophelian Steampunk Erotica prisoner James Holden are only two of the dangers in aalace thick with intrigue but Teresa has T it at the end of
previous book rising if you read that then Persopolis Rising If you read that then ll remember that the black fleet that disappeared through the ring gates early on has come back with newer bigger ships and rolled Empire all over the 1300 worlds humans have access to Naomi Alex Amos and Bobbi are all back in the underground game and Holden is Indulge (Warm Delicacy, prisoner to High Consul Duart man who would be emperor or as Jimuts it his Dancing BearBobbi and Alex are off running another captured ship the Gathering Storm which they took away from the Laconian Imperial fleet at the end of the last book and Naomi is doing deep thinking and strategizing for the new resistance while hiding out in an elaborate shell game of cargo containers and shipping vessels Amos went off on a high risk mission to get Jim back and has gone dark and Jim s wandering around chatting up the emperor the mad scientist that s been cooking Tabloid City proto molecule since book 1 and Teresa the girl who stands to inherit the empire if her nowroto molecule immortal father ever falls Meanwhile Duarte has scientists Kirkland Revels played by our old friends from Cibola Burn Elvi and Fayez off looking for a solar system empty enough that he can do something tooke the bear on the other side of the ring the one that makes ships disappear if too many go through too often What could go wrongAs Holden says the To Him Who Sits on the Throne problem with thousand year Reichs they come and go like firefliesI haven t liked all the Expanse novels eually and therevious one made me worried that the series would end on a whimper rather than a bang but Tiamat s Wrath makes me think that it s going to be something to rememberErnest LilleySFRevu Editor Emeritus. Mind of her own and secrets even her father the emperor doesn't guess And throughout the wide human empire the scattered crew of the Rocinante fights a brave rear guard action against Duarte's authoritarian regime Memory of the old order falls away and a future under Laconia's eternal rule and with it a battle that humanity can only lose seems and certain Because against the terrors that lie between worlds courage and ambition will not be enoug.the revious book