The Star Country is a science fiction story by author Michael Cassutt that initially starts of like a normal fiction story and does not seem at all that it would become an intriguing science fiction novel.
Michael sure seems like he knows how to hit his fans with a very exciting plot in each of his stories as he is a successful television producer, author, and screenwriter. If you like science fiction novels and stories that have huge twists around every corner, then this book review of The Star Country by Michael Cassutt will tell you all about the story inside this book of his.
It starts as a pretty normal old story that talks about a war that is going on in the United States. The country has been torn apart and every state is looking out for itself as they try and scrape what little resources are left. A huge economic collapse has left the states to turn backs on each other and keep what they have for themselves, money in Chicago, oil in Texas, technology in California, and so on.
So far, this doesn’t seem like a science fiction story, right? Well, that fact changes when Michael introduces an alien race to the story, called the Hocq. A group of aliens has arrived at Earth as an act of hope as they bring their advanced technology and vast knowledge so that it can help the people from this planet live in peace.
Here come the exciting parts as you will see from The Star Country book review. Many of the hostile governments from around the globe now seek this priceless knowledge that the aliens have brought and are going to extreme lengths to acquire it.
As a result of this, a Hocq individual turns rogue in the attempt to prevent this knowledge to fall into the wrong hands as he sees the intentions of the many who are after it. You get to meet a few new characters, human ones, who will help Harrek, the rouge alien, get the Genesis File into the right hands.
An exciting and dangerous adventure follows after these pages and quickly becomes very suspenseful as Lisa Marquez, the woman who helped Harrek, and Jeremy Clayton, a farmer who also helps hide Harrek, are now on the run from the military, outlaws, and the aliens themselves.
Will they manage to get this valuable piece of information to the ones that the alien Hocq Harrek thinks are the right people to have it, what does this Genesis File actually hold that so many are doing everything they can to get it, and how will it all turn out at the very end? These are some of the things that you can find out for yourself as you start reading the book and go beyond what you see from this book review of The Star Country.