The second installment in The Tinker and The Fold series follows Jett Javelin and his companions as they set out to save his father from The Fold's rehabilitation base on Solaris 9, but a slight miscalculation takes them off course. Instead Jett's Quantum Swapper takes him, Nukii, his brother Jack, and his friend Abcde to the far reaches of the galaxy where the murderous Hazbog, the last of the Eelshakians, is bent on evening the score with The Fold. Now Jett must race against Hazbog and his army of Boe warriors to save his friends and himself from the clutches of the mysterious and insatiable blood mist. As the sun sets on Alipour 4, who will survive to see the dawn?
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In the second book of “The Tinker and The Fold” Jett goes to save his father from a rehabilitation center on Solaris 9, the only problem is that they miss it and they end up in a galaxy where Aliens don’t hesitate to kill. As Jett and his family rush to make it back to a safe part of the galaxy you will find yourself on the edge of your seat flipping the pages constantly to see what happens next. An excellent read, couldn’t put it down. For all my young readers out there, give it a shot, you won’t regret it.
Four years ago a father and son collaborated on a fun project to write a science fiction story; an effort that was to blossom into something more than a one-time partnership. The Tinker and the Fold: The Problem with Solaris 3, sees their effort brought to full fruition in this first book of a trilogy, a result of that process; but if readers anticipate a genre read replete with conventional devices, they will immediately realize there's far more happening here than a predictable story line. Many sci-fi reads for young adults revolve around events and characters which don't stand out from the crowd. Not so with The Problem with Solaris 3, which opens with sassy young Jett's increasing defiance of the status quo. His attitude crosses over from school to life in general, and though his twin brother Jack strives to blend in, Jett is determined to carve his own path and personality as he navigates his world. It's this attitude that earns the eighth grader a unique place in the scheme of things to follow when his proclivity for tinkering attracts the attention of The Fold, a galactic peacekeeping organization, and leads to quite a different kind of alien abduction than popular literature portrays. From an invention that tests his mother's quantum theories and opens the door to strange new worlds to Jett's place not just on Earth, but in the universe, The Problem with Solaris 3 succeeds in going where few other young adult science fiction reads can follow, transporting its readers to a unique universe replete with kidnappings, unexpectedly hilarious alien invasions, and a "must have" list of tools that includes impeccable and funny logic. Each chapter adds a dose of humor and wry observation that defies normal sci-fi approaches. Each builds upon Jett's clever, creative character and the strange worlds he encounters, which are graphically and beautifully described from a pre-teen's viewpoint. Even when dialogue and extraterrestrial encounters are taking place, the sassy, spunky interactions between characters are fun and refreshingly original. The difference between a one-dimensional, predictable sci-fi read for young adults and one which is a standout in its genre often lies in a combination of author approach and fresh, original details; and the father-son team of Evan & Scott Gordon succeed in going where few writers (much less family authors) have gone before. Rich in characterization, plot, development, and humor, the story unfolds as a winner and is highly recommended not just for the young adult audience it's intended for; but for many an adult sci-fi fan looking for the truly remarkable standout read that includes thought-provoking reflections on the nature of peace, collective consciousness, and ruling systems.