A 3.5 year mission from which they’ll never return, a 2.5 million lightyear journey to another galaxy, a 1.5 member crew comprising a solitary captain and a half-baked AI…
Captain Sideris is a loner and knows LETO ships like nobody else, having risen to command the Lunar-Earth construction fleet, as they build ships to mine asteroids and colonize Mars. Suddenly he finds the colonization effort is for another planet, in another galaxy, and he’s the sole human guinea pig being gated through a wormhole with an AI playing Noah to LETO SS Casindra’s ark.
Everything goes well as he starts to survey four planets they plan to exploit, as he gets to know emergent AI ‘Al’, as he discovers he’s building a special relationship with empathic cat ‘Simba’. Problem is message drones gated home are not being returned per protocol, with little explanation, no supplies, and some cryptic and disturbing messages.
This full length novel reminiscent of Clarke and Asimov is set in the multi-author multi-genre Paradisi universe. Casindra Lost opens the Lost Mission Series which explains what happened to some of the early missions that underlie the various Paradisi colonization and post-colonization stories. Welcome to the Paradisi Chronicles…
Casindra Lost … where do I begin book lovers? I should start by saying that Casindra Lost, written by the incredible Marti Ward is undoubtedly a novel that should not be missed by anybody! As the story that unfolds throughout it is genius, flawlessly written, and wildly entertaining. When I read the premise of Casindra Lost, I knew instantly that it was a book I had to read as well as a book I would love, and this is thanks to the themes alluded to throughout the premise with a strong one being a space mystery/adventure! Now that I have finished reading Casindra Lost I can happily write that I adored this novel from start to finish and that is why I already recommend this book to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!
Casindra Lost is an incredible novel written by the talented Marti Ward who will take you on an adventure like no other in Casindra Lost. The reader in Casindra Lost will meet the protagonist of the novel, Captain Sideris who has been tasked with a mission to enter a wormhole and explore new worlds. Captain Sideris is the only person abroad on the ship he commands and is accompanied by an AI and a few animals. The mission Captain Sideris learns is to explore, and colonize new worlds but when he enters the wormhole, things take a strange turn after everything at first appearing normal. Soon the AI that accompanies him starts to act strangely and the animals abroad do so as well and matters are only made worse when supply drones stop coming and concerning messages from home reach him and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Casindra Lost!
Casindra Lost is a fast-paced novel that is captivating as well as thrilling, and the book bewitched me from start to finish, and I still don’t know how Marti Ward, the author of Casindra Lost managed to do this! I think it is a combination of his flawless literature and his fast-paced narrative that had twists and turns galore. It could be these two attributes and so much more, but what I do know for sure is that Ward managed to keep me hooked and racing to the end thanks to his literature!
The story of Casindra Lost is an intriguing one and one that left me shocked at many points. I am not talking about a small amount of shock to book lovers but rather a massive shock because Casindra Lost provides a host of them and they are big ones! The twists and turns and the numerous shocking moments throughout the story thrilled me from start to finish and kept me entertained and turning the pages with haste.
Marti Ward is an author who has written a fantastic story and come up with a brilliant plot. Ward from the very start sets the tone of the novel; he lets his readers know that this is going to be a thrilling and action-packed book that you won’t be able to put down! Ward is an exceptional writer because he grabs his reader’s attention from the start very quickly and keeps them engrossed until the end. There are no long build-ups that drag in Casindra Lost; instead, the reader will be thrown into the thick of the story quickly, and the result of this is exciting!
Overall Casindra Lost is a superb novel that has everything a reader would want in a story; it has a thrilling narrative, magnificent plot development, and excellent characterization that will thrill and excite its readers so of course, I have to award this impressive piece of literature five stars! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers and keep an eye out for my next review of the next book in the series!
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