I really enjoyed the first book. It was the right mix of absurd, hilarious and sci-fi tropes. Sadly, what was once charming and unique has taken too far. Something closer to slapstick. The main character also seemed to be less of a character and more a handy device in which to hang all the insanity.
It’s also entirely possibly I just wasn’t in the right frame of mind. I can accept that. Whatever the reason, I’m done.
Thanksgiving is coming up quick. This year we’re home and going to try and create some of our own traditions. Ya, we’re slacking on that part because it’s never been a big part of our lives. Really it’s about the memories, so we’re going to make an effort this year.
Title: Mechanical Failure
Series: Epic Failure; Book 1
Author: Joe Zieja
Genre: Science Fiction
ROTS Setting: CU, Distant Future, FTL, Comedy
Synopsis: Rogers enjoyed his time in the military, during the Two Hundred Year (And Counting) Peace. But when an illicit deal goes south he’s faced with going to a penal colony or reenlistment. He picks the latter assuming nothing had changed in the three years since his departure. He was wrong. Very, very wrong.
Recommendation: Adult. Please note this is a comedy. Seriously, you can’t take it seriously.
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