How do you tell your part in the biggest tale in history?
ask because it's what I have to do. I'm Zoe Boutin Perry: A colonist
stranded on a deadly pioneer world. Holy icon to a race of aliens. A
player (and a pawn) in a interstellar chess match to save humanity, or
to see it fall. Witness to history. Friend. Daughter. Human. Seventeen
Everyone on Earth knows the tale I am part of. But you
don't know my tale: How I did what I did — how I did what I had to do —
not just to stay alive but to keep you alive, too. All of you. I'm going
to tell it to you now, the only way I know how: not straight but true,
the whole thing, to try make you feel what I felt: the joy and terror
and uncertainty, panic and wonder, despair and hope. Everything that
happened, bringing us to Earth, and Earth out of its captivity. All
through my eyes.
It's a story you know. But you don't know it all. From Goodreads.
I was a bit wary of this book, it is the story of The Last Colony told from Zoe's point of view. It wasn't as bad as I had feared. There were some new stories in it which meant it was different enough from The Last Colony. I especially liked Zoe's relationship with the Obin, her alien protectors.
This book qualifies for:
Goodreads 2013 Reading Challenge
Serious Readers 2013
Tower Teams Read 2013-2
2013 Ebook Challenge
2013 Sequel Reading Challenge
Finishing the Series Reading Challenge 2013
2013 A-Z Reading Challenge
2013 Paranormal Reading Challenge (alien)