The Trader - Man With No Face is fast-paced science fiction with strong characters. A Patusian trader on a routine intergalactic run awakens on a strange planet. His space ship is gone. His eyes and ears are missing and gaping holes are all that's left of his nose and mouth. In place of his main senses he has inexplicably gained the power of telepathy, which he must harness as his only defense against the ferocious and highly evolved aliens, the drogan Kin, who hunt him for food. Maranth, a stunningly beautiful young doctor, was briefed about the depravities of sex, violence, and intoxication before she left her cultured home planet, Veddi, to begin practicing medicine at an off-world mine. But when savage Afthari raiders attack the mine and enslave her, Maranth finds herself in a world frighteningly different from the perfect, structured society in which she was raised. Against all odds, the trader finds his way to the Afthari raider colony and uses his newfound telepathy to communicate with Maranth, the only kind soul he finds there. Together, they embark on a daring journey to return home. Set in a tumultuous future, The Trader - Man With No Face is a thrilling space odyssey packed with page-turning action and romance that raises difficult questions about the nature of love, societal norms and identity.
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Not a normal science fiction reader. I took a chance with THE TRADER to review. I found myself slipping more and more into this space fantasy thrill ride! Its got action, romance, even some comedy. I found the alien species the KIN to be a bit humorous. Even though they will eat you.
Set in the future books have many pitfalls to overcome. The author skillfully creates a universe that you can actually believe. I could see the social settings in this book being a possible future for us. The 2 main characters are AMAZING! Their story and struggle gripping. The Kin (no spoilers) make you think what a different life could be like. The book (for me) brings to life the balance we have between our heads and our hearts. It ends with the possibility for a sequel (Please be true!) and I hope we wont have to wait to long for it. All in all great story and a phenomenal read, it was well worth the money. I would highly recommend!