The Nuclear Druid
Colm's powers could save humanity from extinction ... if he can learn to control them.
For centuries, humanity has viewed the sentrienza with wonder and reverence. They gifted humanity with technology and knowledge, teaching us the secrets of space travel. Until the Ghosts arrived, and everything changed. Among the slaughter of the Ghost invasion, humanity learned a horrible truth:
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This book was as good as the first. This is one of the few writers from whom I expect the best. Good writing, great characters, a fine story and lots of surprises.
This series is full of drama, tension and still has room for humor. Well-written and well told. I was surprised by a lot of big reveals and developments in the story and think that more are coming in the series.
The characters and dialogue are just as good as the first book. The interactions ...more
My thanks to author Felix R. Savage for an ARC of The Nuclear Druid. This voluntary review is strictly my own opinion. I'M BLOWN AWAY! I have never read a book as engrossing, and as challenging, as The Nuclear Druid. Colm MacKenzie resumes his role as the inadvertent last champion of Earth in humanity's stand against an alien superpower. Supported by an expanded cast of characters, most of whom first app ...more
"The Chemical Mage" ended with a bang, and "The Nuclear Druid" picked up that thread immediately. Savage dives right into the story and the reader is off with Colm Mackenzie fighting for his life with Dhjerga Lizp. Wait, what? Lizp is a ghost, and Colm is ready to fight. Then he remembers that Lizp is not a ghost copy, but an original, who just happens to be helping Colm as he tries to save humanity. That is one of the first of many twists ...more
Book one was intriguing. Book two started OK. Then started to veer off the rails. By the end of the book there was nothing
holding the story together. Too many beings occupying the same moment in time, in different dimensions over thousands of years?
Felix has a long history associated with rebellion. He was born in the 1970s, a decade of American youth rebelling against the safe culture of their parents. He is married to a wonderful woman and they have two beautiful daughters. Together the fo ...more