This was the only title in this month’s VIP Choice that sparked my interest and almost 24 hours of listening was a bit daunting. However it was worth it even though it was a slow burn and long winded especially in the science (which is allegedly correct), political and descriptive sections. It is not action packed sci-fi but as it is interesting and a good story I will be listening to the other books in the trilogy. It is sad that part of the author’s story that will come true is that we will take all of humanities problems such as greed, prejudice, exploitation of people and resources into space when we eventually get there instead of starting anew. The narrator is good.