Pyramid Power (Pyramid #2)
The Pyramid is baacckk! Well, actually, it never went away—but it had seemed to be inactive, still sitting in the middle of Chicago but no longer growing and wiping out buildings as it grew. The Krin device would have been thwarted, if things had been left as they were—but a V.I.P., who knows too many state secrets to be allowed to be missing, was left behind in the world of Greek mythology. So a power-mad Washington bureaucrat has press-ganged several of the survivors of
First, it involves Norse mythology. I'm not as familiar with this as I am with Greek/Roman mythology, so, once they got past Odin, Thor and Loki, the names just jumbled together. The authors crammed too many characters into the book, and too many of the pantheon of gods sound so similar as to make it difficult to keep them separate.
Second, the subplot seems a heavy-handed criticism of Homeland Security, an overzealous government reactio ...more