"A hard-charging opener to a promising, if bloody, space-opera series." —KIRKUS
Centuries after Earth was rendered an uninhabitable wasteland, humanity was forced from its homeworld and founded the Kepler Circuit, a string of colonies throughout the solar system. These settlements provide resources to the remnants of humankind, the most important resource being the newly discovered element—Gravitum—found only in the Earth’s unstable mantle.
But a powerful religious faction known as the New Earth Tribunal has risen to preside over most of the Circuit. Though there is barely a faction left to challenge them, a string of attacks on the Tribunal’s freighters causes them to suspect their mortal enemies, the Ceresians, of foul play.
Tasked with solving the problem is Sage Volus: Tribunal Executor. Spy.
Sage quickly infiltrates the ranks of a roguish, Ceresian mercenary named Talon Rayne, seeking to discover the truth behind the attacks, but the longer she works amidst Talon and his squad, the more she finds her faith in the Tribunal tested.
While her quest for answers only unearths more questions, a new threat is on the rise, and it plans to bring down the Tribune once and for all.
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Interesting Start to Series
3.5 stars. Executor Rising is the first book in The Circuit series. You should not read this as a standalone as it ends in a cliffhanger for the next book. There is violence.
The book blurb adequately describes the storyline so I'm not going to repeat that all of that info here. Overall the story was good. There are clues in the storyline that keep you guessing what will be revealed next. I'm looking forward to reading more of these books. I read this book as part of The Complete Circuit Trilogy set.
The Circuit: Executor Rising
Well written, a sci-fi adventure that captures your interest and carries it throughout. The author conveys the characters thoughts and emotions in a manner that enriches the storyline. The first three books of the series are excellent, excited to continue journey!
Solid Debut Novel
Starts out a little disorienting because the author drops you in the middle of a story, but by mid-point the action and character development have you drawn in. As a debut book, it is an excellent story. The real strength of the book is in the moral ambiguities it presents, forcing readers to ask "what would I do here?"