Two aliens have wandered Earth for centuries. The Changeling has survived by adapting the forms of many different organisms. The Chameleon destroys anything or anyone that threatens it. Now, a sunken relic that holds the key to their origins calls to them to take them home—but the Chameleon has... show more
Two aliens have wandered Earth for centuries. The Changeling has survived by adapting the forms of many different organisms. The Chameleon destroys anything or anyone that threatens it. Now, a sunken relic that holds the key to their origins calls to them to take them home—but the Chameleon has decided there's only room for one.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 2005
Pages no: 289
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Near Future
Forever War remains a favorite of mine, but Camouflage won't make my Haldeman short list. Haldeman touches on some interesting ideas - and the book read easily - but the ending was awful. It's as if he simply grew tired of writing the book, and tacked on something simple so he could move on to his n...
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