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The lethal planet is the main character
on December 30, 2014
This science-fiction novel is set on an incredible planet that is depressingly deadly. The atmosphere is described very well and that is the trouble--it's such an uninviting place that I hated it. Characters need conflict, yes, but this was too much for me. The planet is the main character, and it's fantastically threatening.
The writing itself is wonderful. However, I really had to grit my teeth when the plot boiled down a fight between the technologically-advanced society and the "noble savage." One of my main questions was not resolved at the end, either. Disappointing read for me.