Tael’s Chaos (un) Controlled is an incredible read about a teenage girl named Rixa, who discovers another world, as she approaches adulthood. This new world is a place where she develops her newly discovered talents to control and manipulate some of the elements (fire, ice, wind) just like an iconic gaming figure. While Rixa deals with the issues of a controlling mother, questions of faith, and the pressures of being a teenager, her fascination for the new world turns into a mechanism to escape her home life. As Rixa contemplates escaping to the other dimension forever, she makes yet another discovery, which illustrates the core truth about the new world, herself, and everyone else (both humans and non-humans). Beyond the appearance of a serene surface, chaos is erupting within us all.
Much as Rixa used the other world to escape her daily problems, I found myself addicted to escaping my own world by diving into the worlds created by Tael. Without veering away from a fast pace and intriguing story, the author does a superb job in creating so many nuance characters with elaborate and interesting back stories. While the author creates a world never imagined before, the descriptive narrative and writing style made the places come alive in my own head. I highly recommend reading Chaos (un) Controlled, as I am sure the readers will have an enjoyable and enlighten experience, one that expands their minds.
I really liked this story because it wasn't predictable. So not your typical tween, sci-fi story. A good mix of true life and an alternative life filled with excitement. I actually didn't want to put it down, wondering what was going to happen next. Loved the ending.