A science-fiction read that will keep you on the edge of your seat! Oliver has done a terrific job of creating a new world and setting it up so that it all makes sense and the reader can buy into it. Filled with life lessons, like there are consequences to your actions, that not only teach but provide enough negative reaction the reader cannot help but want to avoid making the same choices as Ka!
Having said that, Ka makes bad mistakes and finds himself alone, on his own, trying to survive the consequences of his choices. Gritty and sometimes way too real, even in an alternative world, the story will make you hope you never end up like Ka and that you always have a support group.
If you like serious Sci-Fi, this is the book for you!