REVIEW: TARGET EARTH
Title: Target Earth
Author: Gary W. Babb
Publishers: Author House, 2007
Category: sci- fi
Rating: 5 bolts
In a lot of way, Gary W. Babb reminds me of George Lucas, and his
books of the original Star Wars trilogy. Lucas narrated a superb tale, a
sci-fi epic in his first movie Star Wars. The story continued without a
break (and at the same time each movie was a class by its own) with
Return of the Jedi and The Empire Strikes Back.
Likewise Gary W. Babb has narrated a superb tale, a sci-fi story in his
first book Earth is Ours. The story continues in this the 2nd book Target
Earth without a break (and at the same time both books retain their
individuality) and the third in the trilogy Earth’s Warrior’s will hit the
stands real soon.
The old but rejuvenated Indian Warrior Levi is back and so Amy. For the
uninitiated Amy is a symbiotic self-aware female computer without which
Levi is not complete. She is a part of Levi and at the same time retains
her own unique individuality and independent opinions. This time also
the fight against the aliens continues. They have taken over the world
and it is a day-to-day existence for the human race…rather what is
remaining of them. How the duo (I can’t exactly refer to them as a duo-
both are two dimensions of a single material person) fights the aliens
form the theme of the work.
The highlight of the work is of course, the interfacing dialogue between
Levi and Amy. The brawn and brain co-exist as two personas in the
same person…and no I am not saying that this is a case of multiple
personality. If you feel confused by my description, the best way to clear
it is simple- read the book.
I enjoyed it and can’t wait to get my hands on Earth’s Warriors.
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