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Masi'shen Evolution by Graybyrd

Author's Description:
Sequel to "Masi'shen Stranded" -- Michael Hawthorne and Dee'rah evolve to become ambassadors seeking to link two worlds across the galaxy. Earth recognizes the chance for global peace, but a corrupt American president threatens them all with nuclear nightmare as a ploy to rule the nation. Old enemies become allies, and old alliances fall apart. Will humankind survive to achieve a future in the stars?
Size: 948 KB ( ~ 179,769 words)
Genre: Science Fiction
Sex Contents: No Sex
Tags: Space, Violent, Military

Review by manddscott   [other reviews by manddscott]

Reviewed: 2017-04-20

The sequel to Masi'shen stranded, which I recently reviewed. Read that one first, or you may be lost in this one.

For plot, another an A+ (9). The author deals with a number of issues, mainly in the geopolitical arena. I reserve the right to score this higher later, but the darned story ended in a cliffhanger!

For technical score, an outstanding 10. Were there errors? Yes, but so few and r between as to not matter. More importantly, they did not distract from the story itself.

For personal appeal, I really want to give this a dismal 1, but that is ONLY because it ended with such a cliffhanger, and the sequel is not out yet. In reality, it gets a strong 9 (A+) and may be revised to a 10 depending on the sequel. I hope to all that is good that it does not take as long to come out as this one did, relative to the first book in the series.

Plot: 9 | Technical Quality: 10 | Appeal to Reviewer: 9