The Dance of Time (Belisarius #6)
The best part of this series is the authors extensive use...more
"Drake and Flint have devised an intriguing premise and developed it intelligently...a winner" Publisher's Weekly"Product Description
The Malwa and their evil have been driven back to their Indian heartland, but there they coil to strike again. Ruled by a monster from the future which is part computer and part demon, they prepare a fresh attack whose success will leave them rulers of the worldÂ—and the monster that guides the Malwa will rule the whole future! Belisarius, the greatest g
Quibble: the resolution of the time paradox between Belisarius' "present" and the future of the "new gods" is totally illogical, but necessary to give the reader closure. No worse than the pseudo-science regularly foisted on Star Trek fans.
A very good read.
Many of the series characters (Ousanas, Ezana, Menander, Rao, etc) play much smaller bit roles here. Flint & Drake use those characters well having...more
Be warned reader. Picking up each novel in this series, you will not be able to put it down until you have finished!
Dance of Time...more
An Oblique Approach
In The Hear...more
The principles in the story are, frankly, uninteresting. After reading the rest of the s...more
Overall, the story concludes the series in a somewhat interesting, though padded manner. Whereas the actual plot would probably consists of about 50% of the book, the other half consisted of side stories of various characters (and surprisingly of some new characters. i.e. Anne, the "Wife") that felt padded.
The book also continues a somewhat frustrating trend of glib dialogue between characters...more