I could trudge through the overwritten story, it was annoying but I could deal with reading a conversation over multiple pages, sprinkled through randI could trudge through the overwritten story, it was annoying but I could deal with reading a conversation over multiple pages, sprinkled through random thoughts and memories of whomever's POV I was reading. I am almost used to authors padding the shit out of their books nowadays. I could deal with the rehashing and repetition that has become pretty consistent since Blackout. You could make a drinking game probably. Just pick: Cal being obnoxious or emo, Robin being a perv or claiming to be the origin of whatever, or Niko being quiet and serene. I am having great problems with the minuscule plot lines and lack of character growth between books. It bugs me when shit seems to be going nowhere fast and these characters are ever so static. But the thing that just fucking ruined it for me in the entire book, the thing that completely shit in my Cheerios, was bringing Catcher back. And grudgingly Georgiana too. And for that matter the last six fucking pages. The epilogue in Roadkill was such a crushing and epic moment of finality, of the terrible consequences to actions taken by Rafferty, that just magically erasing it via deus ex Fenris makes me wanna flush all the books I do own down the toilet. When I read Catcher walking out of the RV I about threw the fucking book in the trash (it's a library book so I thought better of it) And then Georgiana... What the fuc.. Why wasn't she dead? When the hell did she get the powers to change people's thoughts and memories? Even though her character was written in a way to be disliked, and even though she is shitastically annoying, but when I thought she died (in Doubletake?)I was fucking speechless. I mean it was kinda done in an off-the-main-stage sorta way, but the impact was still there. Then, in this book after being absent for like 6 books (besides the supposed death), she just out of the blue, in an out-of-character chipper mood, calls to give Robin the info he needs most at the moment just because in this certain circumstance she feel like interfering? Um no. And Cal gating to the sun. I see the logic of it killing all the retard baebies, but the gamble on Grimm actually bringing them back was absurd and out of character. Grimm would've been better used as a coat hanger for all that he did in this book. There was maybe one conversation with him where he said more than one word, he hate-flirted with Cal a bunch, and then he was microscopically mentioned in his own death scene.. A major antagonist that has a powerful gating ability, that has been built up as this major badass, a gigantic worry for all of mankind (whether they know or not), is snuffed out like a fart with febreeze. And then everyone's alive, Cal doesn't look Auphe anymore and all is well and by golly that Robin he is such a supreme being of puckdom, ain't he just a great trickster? Eh?Eh? Sucker? Sucker? I'm done. Fuck this shit. I'll chose to believe this series ended with Blackout where it should have. ...more
I don't think I've ever been this confused on what to rate something.. The writing is excellent and the characters are well devso...yeah. alien dicks!
I don't think I've ever been this confused on what to rate something.. The writing is excellent and the characters are well developed and the story is really engaging but it just drags on and on and too fucking long and then those characters fall into tired cliches of BADGUY=Scott the snotty-baddy-badderson who has all the retarded ideas and gets called out on it over and over yet the sheeple are so complacent they don't dare fart against him, plus he is every entitled teenager EVER tossed into a body of a man... and GOODGIRL= Amber who is a super bitch but only cause she's a realist and has no faith in anyone but for some stupid ass reason doesn't leave... or HELPLESS MOTIVATOR= Nikki, her sister who is so fucking stupid and you wonder constantly how she is still breathing...and...and... TARZAN/LOVEINTEREST/CONFUSEDLADYBONARS= lizard dude. well he's pretty awesome. I'm torn between being happy I finished it and sad that I wasted all my breaks at work reading this for the past month.