I'll keep this short since I've written reviews of the first two already. It's a good sci-fi novel and I enjoyed it even though I don't read much sci-fi. The series is great as a whole, and this was a satisfying continuation and conclusion. The plotting is sufficiently complex without becoming far-fetched, and the romance was handled pretty much the way I like it--important but in no way overbearing the plot. There's a bit of melancholy in the ending, but it's a sweet kind.
There was one strange thing, a sudden and odd (to me at least) relationship between two men. They were at odds with each other, and then next thing I knew they were kind of a couple. I got confused and kept trying to figure out if I was misunderstanding things or if I had missed something there. I admit it wouldn't be the first time romantic cues went right over my head, and really it wasn't at all central to the plot, but it sent me paging back in search of clues that I didn't find. Other than that, the only possible downside to the book was the large number of characters with strange sounding names. Since I'm not really good with that it was sometimes confusing, but for those who are used to reading books like this, it won't be a problem. And I still really enjoyed the book so don't let that deter you.
Language: Same as previous books, maybe a couple words.
Sexual content: The twins still had some lines, but I think even less so than in book 2, and let's just say I wasn't irritated by the way things worked out with the main characters. It was cool.
Violence: Yep, there's violence, just as I would expect for battling aliens. If you don't like it, you can skim it or skip this one.
Over-all Message/Plot: The plot surprised me several times, especially when I expected certain elements to be resolved (or not) before others, and there are some nice subtle messages, too. The characters really develop over the course of the series. Give it a try! Again, book one, Earthrise, is free so what's the risk?
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