Mass Effect: Ascension
When they vanished fifty thousand years ago, the Protheans left their advanced technology scattered throughout the galaxy. The chance discovery of a Prothean cache on Mars allows humanity to join those already reaping the rewards of the ancients’ high-tech wizardry. But for one rogue militia, the... show more
When they vanished fifty thousand years ago, the Protheans left their advanced technology scattered throughout the galaxy. The chance discovery of a Prothean cache on Mars allows humanity to join those already reaping the rewards of the ancients’ high-tech wizardry. But for one rogue militia, the goal is not participation but domination.Scientist Kahlee Sanders has left the Systems Alliance for the Ascension Project, a program that helps gifted “biotic” children harness their extraordinary powers. The program’s most promising student is twelve-year-old Gillian Grayson, who is borderline autistic. What Kahlee doesn’t know is that Gillian is an unwitting pawn of the outlawed black ops group Cerberus, which is sabotaging the program by conducting illegal experiments on the students.When the Cerberus plot is exposed, Gillian’s father takes her away from the Ascension Project and flees into the lawless Terminus Systems. Determined to protect Gillian, Kahlee goes with them… unaware that the elder Grayson is, in fact, a Cerberus operative. To rescue the young girl Kahlee must travel to the farthest ends of the galaxy, battling fierce enemies and impossible odds. But how will she be able to save a daughter from her own father?This novel is based on a Mature-rated video game.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: July 29th 2008
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Series: Mass Effect (#2)
While the #1 in the series was placed somewhere before the ME1 storyline, this is stuck in the middle, right between ME1 & ME2. OK, that's not a bad point. Sure, the Ilusive Man cunning plan keeps the story slightly more engaging, some of the characters from the first book are present (after all, no...
Ehhh, it's a video game tie-in. I didn't expect much. I'm a big fan of the game series so I thought that even if it wasn't great I'd still like it by virtue of it being in the Mass Effect universe. Well. I wasn't exactly Mass Effect-ed.Started off okay, got mediocre real quick. If you're a fan of th...
Disappointing. I had hoped for more insight into TIM, but alas...
After finishing Mass Effect 3, I found myself wanting to immerse myself in all things Mass Effect, I suppose because the trilogy is now over, and the ending was rather disappointing. I first picked this book up in the library two years ago or so, and found it very dull. But I thought I'd try it agai...
Timeline note: Ascension is set almost immediately after the events of the first Mass Effect, and before the opening scene in Mass Effect 2.Picking up the character of Kahlee Sanders from the first Mass Effect novel, Ascension is a Cerberus-heavy story that doesn't seem to have much of an effect on ...