But it had some flaws. The gubmint is the antagonist and it doesn’t matter whether the administration is Republican or Democrat. Are they in a prison? This novel takes advantage of that because it is considerably more sophisticated and modern. Telisa wondered if it was just wishful thinking on her part. How many times had she daydreamed of a moment like this since she met Magnus?

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the trilisk ruins

It almost gave a feeling that they where investigating the trikisk by pooking at them with a stick. Thomas Woodring reviewed on on April 4, The story then slips over to Telisa Relachik daughter of an infamous UNSF Tripisk, is applying for a job with Parker interstellar Travels in her capacity of a xeno-archaeologist in a universe where only the UNSF has legal need for those services.

Not so in “The Trilisk Ruins. Dutcher rtilisk it it was ok Shelves: This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. There doesn’t seem to trilik a second volume available and there’s no mention of one coming, which of course is somewhat annoying but I’m quite frankly not sure I would read it if there was anyway.

Other books in the series. Meanwhile, the government has restricted access to these ruins to its own military. In My Closet Production. There was a little depth to them, but not much. It is nice that mr-super-soldier thinks of her as a competent individual who doesn’t always need to have a Big Strong Man swooping around to save her, and that the text allows her euins demonstrate her newfound combat prowess; all of that is a pleasant bone to throw the reader — but it’s not quite enough to compensate for the otherwise flat romance between incredibly generic characters.


In the usual way tri,isk things, I’m also guessing that the evil head of the Human Empire is tuins being mind-controlled by ancient aliens. I bought the two remaining books to date. I have a hyperactive imagination. It starts out OK enough, following an alien later nicknamed “Shiny. The author did a great job with the character development, making them both real and believable.

If he really thought it was going to be that ha Acceptable premise, fairly interesting plot, but I had a lot of trouble connecting with the story at more than just-a-story level. I found The Trilisk Ruins to be an interesting start to a story.

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Sep 25, Kio rated it liked it Shelves: The writing definitely improves as the story unfolds. I love well-done first contact ruuns. But she soon learns her expectations of excitement and riches come with serious drawbacks as she ends up fighting for her life on a mysterious alien planet.

The Trilisk Ruins

The plot moves along with little discoveries along the way spiced with bouts of action but the th and its perceptions drive the story. The writing is smooth and there was nothing in her character that jarred. However, the action is engaging, and the story is hard to put down.

the trilisk ruins

She is immediately attracted to Magnus, the military guy in their cozy little group o This is one of those rare books that suffers not from being bad, but from being too close too good for its own good. I actually did like how Kirizzo was written. I really enjoyed this book, the characters are very realistic and likable.


The Trilisk Ruins by Michael McCloskey

I don’t need every book to include an epic romantic subplot, but when I read a line like “It seemed like they never had time to be alone, ever since things had started going wrong.

Books by Michael McCloskey. Because more trliisk makeup and alien get-ups cost too much, he’d say.

But at least law abiding citizens can defend themselves from outlaws. The aliens were nicely done but the humans were a bit flat. Anyone who’s even so much as seen Star Wars as a kid is going to know what you’re talking about simply by seeing the word “stunner”. All three of the species we catch a glimpse of seem to have their own individual an The good hhe is that the alien species, technology, culture, etc all seem to be interesting and nicely developed — at least given the caveat that this is the first part of a series, and one can only expect so much exposition to be included in the opening book; some details have to be left unrevealed for future teasing-out

the trilisk ruins