Crossing the Line is a novel written by Karen Traviss in November It is the second book of the Wess’Har Series. Its predecessor was called City of Pearl. All about Crossing the Line by Karen Traviss. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Crossing the Line (Wess’Har Series #2) by Karen Traviss at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Crossing the Line by Karen Traviss – SFFWorld

All the characters we’re supposed to read as good are totally okay with the mass slaughter of a civilian population. Great fiction allows the reader to examine their world through the lens of the characters in the work of fiction.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. They lnie a technologically advanced race originally from another star system. Compared to the first book, this one feels much rougher around the edges by far.

It was an enlightening read, but it also brought me deeper into my own thoughts and how much I detest the way selfish people think. Other books in the series. Aras has given Shan Frankland the ability and the long life to right a number of wrongs that truly suit her status as an Enviromental Hazards Officer.

One thing is certain, Karen Traviss is a writer fans of thought provoking science fiction should keep an eye one.

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Earth wants the bio miracles they suspect are present on the planet. Review “The tale continues At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

Ally The Wess’har Wars. The characters are very well tthe, especially the alien Aras. Harper CollinsOct 26, – Fiction – pages. There are also numberless earths circling around their suns, no worse and no less inhabited than this globe of ours.

But saving a coveted world and its fragile ccrossing population may require of her one unthinkable sacrifice: She has worked in public relations for the police and local government, and has served in the Royal Naval Auxiliary Service and the Territorial Army.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. NOt many authors take the effort to add that individuality to their aliens, and it’s greatly appreciated that Traviss has made an effort to. Whatever the politics, it was a good story.

This book may be wordy, but it is very easy to read, nonetheless. It’s difficult to have a sense of danger when your main character is essentially unkillable, but Traviss managed it. Star Wars Legends Imperial Commando. An excellent sequel to the superb City of Pearl. The series gets worse from here. Because they intended to eventually return to earth, their presence was tolerated by the guardian species tthe long as they did nothing to alter the environment.


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Page – I say unto you my friends, Be not afraid of them that kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. See 1 question about Crossing the Line…. The rest of you? I strongly recommend this series if you’re also interested in reading about alien races that have different morals and philosophy, especially about environmental protection. She had a secret mission. Seems book 3 is waiting.

The story moves along very smoothly building up to a brilliant climax and ending nail-biting cliffhanger. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. I specifically loved the way in which Traviss has continued to build up and developed the relationships between humanity and the various alien species.

If you’re already familiar with the politics of the universe, I think it’s safe to skip this book entirely Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. She is infected herself, though, and seeks asylum from the guardian species.

Whatever else of a mess the rest of the book may be, this is jaren its finest moment.