Going Dark (The Red Trilogy)
In the third book in The Red Trilogy, former Army Lt. James Shelley becomes a black ops sniper working for the Red—a suspected rogue artificial intelligence that is ripped from today’s headlines.James Shelley has left his lover, Delphi, and his companion-in-arms, Jayne Vasquez, with a fortune... show more
In the third book in The Red Trilogy, former Army Lt. James Shelley becomes a black ops sniper working for the Red—a suspected rogue artificial intelligence that is ripped from today’s headlines.James Shelley has left his lover, Delphi, and his companion-in-arms, Jayne Vasquez, with a fortune acquired from a fallen oligarch. They believe him to be dead, and he doesn’t try to set the record straight. His long-running question has been answered: There are other soldiers like him who have served the purposes of the Red—and he has accepted his place among them. As a soldier of the Red he pursues covert missions designed to nudge history away from existential threats—but that doesn’t mean the world is growing more orderly. It’s only in the froth of a “managed chaos” that human potential can grow and thrive. Shelley’s missions eventually take him into orbit—and into conflict with those he loves—Delphi and Jaynie—who are determined to escape the influence of the Red.
Publish date: 2015-11-03
Publisher: Saga Press
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Series: The Red (#3)
I have no idea why I enjoyed this near-future military trilogy as much as I did, but there you go, I did.The hero of the trilogy, James Shelley, has gone through hell... multiple times. He's been manipulated, pushed from pillar to post, lied to, betrayed... jeez... all kinds of horrible things. An...
Nagata wasn't kidding about the title, Going Dark, boy howdy. It's a military term for dropping under the radar, but here it's also about questioning every living loving thing you might believe in. Going Dark is a drag, a little, as a novel. It's mostly Shelley and Tran and the other guy pointing gu...
My original GOING DARK audiobook review and many others can be found at Audiobook Reviewer.Going Dark, the finale in Linda Nagata’s terrific military science fiction trilogy, “The Red,” returns Lt. James Shelley to the front lines of a war dominated by artificial intelligence. Presumed dead followin...