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Translight (Galactic Alliance #1)

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Earth has developed a stardrive. The stars are now ours. Others, however, have gotten there before us and they have rules we must follow. Facing isolation within our own star system Earth bites the bullet, forms a united government, and joins the Consortium. Humans, however, have a knack for getting into trouble and it doe
Published May 2009 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Timothy Boyd
I very nice solid SiFi read. Not the best I have read but far from the worst. Good blend of read science theory and speculative future science. Nicely plotted and paced. The story seems to be flowing predictable lines but did have a few unexpected twists right up to the end. Very good SiFi story for a younger or new SiFi fan to read. I am interested to se where the series goes. Recommended
Per Gunnar
First of all, I generally liked this book. It was well written as far as I am concerned and it let the actual science, and the development of it, play an important part. It would have gotten at least one more star if it wasn't for the last part of the book and how the end played out which I didn't really like at all.

I will refrain from elaborate any details though since it would spoil the book for those that haven't read it but I can say that, when the beginning of the end came, it was soo bloo
Simon Williams
May 08, 2012 rated it really liked it
A good sci fi tale for 99% of the book, with a very weak ending. It might was well have ended 'and they all lived happily ever after'! Such a shame. However, it hasn't stopped me getting the next in the series straight away.
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Jul 03, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Jun 28, 2012 rated it really liked it
I was intrigued by the cover design of this book. As it turns out, it was a well written novel, with a great story, that I enjoyed a lot.
Brian Huff
Mar 19, 2012 rated it liked it
Interesting story line. Doesn't contain much character development though.
Jan 08, 2013 rated it it was ok
Ann Zdunczyk
Dec 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

It took a machine to bring humanity together. Although many lives were lost it happened. Who knows what will happen next!
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