Earth scientists and
their families stationed on the remote planet of Fosaan were promised a
tropical vacation-like experience. But Fosaan, devastated from an
apocalyptic event nearly three-hundred years ago, is full of lethal
predators and dangerous terrain.
Earthers are forbidden to go
beyond the safety zone of their settlement and must not engage the small
population of reclusive Fosaanians, descendants of the survivors.
Sixteen-year-old Quinn Neen plans to do both of those things.
Quinn discovers a beautiful Fosaanian girl named Mira stealing food
from his family’s living unit, he soon learns Earth’s government may not
be telling the whole truth about Fosaan and the cause of the past
There are some who to restore the planet to its former
glory by any means necessary. Quinn finds himself caught between his
loyalty to his own people and what is right for Mira and her people.
Before he can decide what to do, the scientists are taken captive, stranding the young Earthers on Fosaan.
must go from renegade to leader and convince Mira to become an ally in a
fight against an enemy whose very existence threatens their lives and
the future of those both on Fosaan and at home.
February 14th 2017
and his family have moved to another planet, Fosaan. His mother is a
scientist and Quinn is hoping to follow in her footsteps. He's curious
about his surroundings and wants to make a guide to help others learn
about the plants/animals. He finds a native fosaaian girl trying to
steal food. He wants to know more about her and uncover some truth about
Mira wants to find food for her sister and has
sneaked into the Earthers community. Quinn isn't what she expects. He's
kind and almost too good to be true but Mira's people are not happy to
have been invaded by another planet.
As this story unfolds we
see there are two sides to every story. The main players need to work
out what's happening around them if they want to survive.
was an unusual read and had an interesting take on two teens from
different planets. The story is fast-paced and creative. I found it to
be a predictable but an ok read.
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.