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by Nina M. Osier




Rik Boehmer is the first Human to leave the ghetto-like enclave on Luna for military service, centuries after the Protectorate took control of Terra. Now the Humans have a plan to take back their world at any cost, and Rik finds himself forced to choose between duty and his love for his family.
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ISBN: 0738852988
ISBN13: 978-0738852980
Category: Fantasy
Subcategory: Science Fiction
Author: Nina M. Osier
Language: English
Publisher: Xlibris Corp (May 1, 2001)
Pages: 236 pages
ePUB size: 1852 kb
FB2 size: 1995 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 505
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Togor
The last vestiges of pure Humans live in ghetto-like conditions on Luna, bitter at the Protectorate of Amalgamated Species, who the Humans believe have taken what was rightfully theirs: Earth.
The Humans think of the amalgamated species as little more than animals, mutants who have no right to even exist, never mind on their planet! The only reason the Protectorate allows a colony of Humans to live in Luna, is because Human DNA is what made amalgamation possible (the cross breeding of different alien species.)
Life is tough on Luna. There isn't enough space with little employment and only the men who can provide for their women are allowed to marry. Some men have more than one wife, if they can afford it as they have to keep each wife in her own house. As a result of only the richer men fathering children, the gene pool is dwindling, but the Humans will not accept any help from the Protectorate in that respect. Humans will breed naturally or not at all.
Rik Bohemer escapes from Luna as soon as he is able and becomes a captain on a Defender ship, where he befriends many non-Humans.
The Humans have long looked with envious eyes at earth, lots of space, room for everyone to work and live, take a mate, not just the chosen few who could afford it and over the years a plan has been developing to reclaim Earth, and Rik will find his loyalties tested between his comrades and his family...
This is a great book. Great characters, great story, great sweeps of imagination. It was a hard book to put down, I could hardly wait to see what would happen next. Rik's dilemma was entirely plausible. His divided loyalties between his family and his friends was heart wrenching. There were lots of twists and turns to keep you guessing. One to curl up with in a chair on a rainy day.
Reviewed by Annette Gisby, author of Shadows of the Rose.
August
Set in the far future, most of Terra was inhabited by mixed species. Even those who looked Human, were partly something else. All True Humans lived secluded on Luna. On Luna, males far outnumbered the females. Female children were highly prized by their families. About half the pregnancies were "culls", babies that did not look human, and were aborted before the mothers reached the full term of their pregnancies.
One man left Luna to work for the Protectorate Defense Forces (PDF). He was Rik Boehmer. His wife, Salla, and two daughters lived on Luna with the rest of his family line. He returned home from a mission to find himself caught between his duty as a Protectorate Defender and his family on Luna. Luna planned to take back Terra for True Humans, even if it meant killing all the humanoid life that currently called Terra "Home".
***** There is A LOT MORE happening in this book than I detail hee. I dare not reveal more, though, for fear of ruining the story. I read the book in one sitting, unable to bring myself to a halt. I had to know what happened next! Nina M. Osier has proven herself to be a vey talented writer! I eagerly look forward to reading more books from this author! Recommended! *****
Dianalmeena
Set in the far future, most of Terra was inhabited by mixed species. Even those who looked Human, were partly something else. All True Humans lived secluded on Luna. On Luna, males far outnumbered the females. Female children were highly prized by their families. About half the pregnancies were "culls", babies that did not look human, and were aborted before the mothers reached the full term of their pregnancies.
One man left Luna to work for the Protectorate Defense Forces (PDF). He was Rik Boehmer. His wife, Salla, and two daughters lived on Luna with the rest of his family line. He returned home from a mission to find himself caught between his duty as a Protectorate Defender and his family on Luna. Luna planned to take back Terra for True Humans, even if it meant killing all the humanoid life that currently called Terra "Home".
***** There is A LOT MORE happening in this book than I detail hee. I dare not reveal more, though, for fear of ruining the story. I read the book in one sitting, unable to bring myself to a halt. I had to know what happened next! Nina M. Osier has proven herself to be a vey talented writer! I eagerly look forward to reading more books from this author! Recommended! *****