In the distant future, humanity staggers against wave after wave of population decimating catastrophes, and hope fades as the extinction point draws near.
They find a time capsule carrying with it the knowledge of the past, technology that allows them to rise above their meager existence. Within a few generations, they've built walled cities to protect them from predators they'd learned to fear, bustling commerce, and telecommunications capabilities that connect people and businesses.
They've also restored the means to make war. Two great factions control East and West, each preparing to fight while hoping war never comes. Humanity wouldn't dare fight a great war so soon after nearing extinction.
But there are some who would prefer those astonishingly low population counts. And they'll unleash a weapon unlike any other in human history to achieve those ends.
Five people with varying levels of knowledge and responsibility of those plans live their last normal day, unaware that they'll be fighting for their lives against a weapon which cannot be stopped.
How can they survive the unleashing of... the Ravagers?
Different and timeless!!!
It took it me a bit to get with the style of writing and yet, it also reminded me to retain the importance of characters. To learn how they are all connected was entertaining.
The story itself is simple… those in power want to stay there and will do anything to keep it. The methods they use to keep it drew me in.
I recommend this book to any SciFi fan who loves twists and turns.
Some things hard to beleive such as people do not know that airplanes or rockets exist. But his description of elites and control are spot on
In the far distant future
I've read the entire Aliomenti series and enjoyed them. The first book in this series set up the story, for the second book. Characters became a little connected by the third I was into the story remembering the characters from the Aliomenti books. Somehow these books keep up the flavor of the original series, but spice it up. By the eight book of the other series I felt the original premise was not carried through but these brings it back and I plan on reading the next books of this series.