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The Omega Point

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2011

    Great weekend read!

    A great story from a polished author. A interesting mix of astrophysics, alchemy, and Mesoamerican mythology. Great characters and enough action to keep me from putting the book down, however, The ending seemed a bit too fanciful for me. I would recommend for those who are interested in all the doomsday hype and don't mind a degree of farfetched "science" thrown in to tie the story line together.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 11, 2010

    Exciting read

    Strieber does his usual good work by pulling several of the "fringe" strings into a wonderful story. Of course he brings the visitors into the story, but also what the Mayan calendar may be pointing to, government conspiracies, past lives, etc. He does this in such a logical progression, that it is not any stretch of the imagination that what he is telling may happen.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 2, 2010

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    action packed doomsday science fiction thriller

    On December 21, 2012, the world anticipated the end that never came. However, while everyone sighs in relief, unbeknownst to humanity something critical occurred on that date, but was so tiny in its alpha entry into the vastness of the solar system it went undetected. A supernova occurred in a long ago universe's past has released energy into the solar system on December 21, 2012. Over the next few years as the energy travels towards the sun, it absorbs all in its path causing horrific solar storms on earth and leading to the wealthiest retreating underground.

    In 2020 in West Virginia, Dr. David Ford becomes the Acton Clinic's chief psychiatrist. On his first day at work, Aubrey Denman explains that besides his medical role, he must defend the clinic's top secret mission to save the planet from the supernova energy assault from prosperous sinister adversaries especially the Seven Families who own the planet's wealth. When Denman dies in a car bomb explosion, Ford finally believes what she said although he struggles to understand what is going on. Trusting no one even his clinic peers, Ford learns that December 21, 2012 was the alpha and that the Omega Point when time ends for mankind is soonest.

    This exhilarating sequel to 2012: The War for Souls is an action packed doomsday science fiction thriller that is fun to read when the storyline centers on the supernova extinction threat. When the plot expands beyond the doomsday countdown into biblical figures and similar observations, it loses some of its strength of the end is now. Ford is a strong lead character who feels incapable of what is expected of him, but knows he must do more than just try as the threat of annihilation is real. Sub-genre fans will relish Whitley Strieber's exciting tale while wondering throughout is mankind's reign over.

    Harriet Klausner

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2013

    Entertaining rea

    It was an enjoyable, quick summer read. :-)

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    Posted August 6, 2012

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