Written In Fire

Posted on 08/01/2016 in misc

Written in Fire: Book 3 of the Brilliance Trilogy by Marcus Sakey

This is a brilliant (sorry about that) ending to the trilogy. With Cleveland in ruins and the President assassinated, the lack of trust between the normals and brilliants explodes into vigilanty justice and all our war between the 1% and the 99%. The premise of the series is not unique, as the X-Men follow the same idea. However, the execution here is superior, keeping even the super powered brilliants very human, making this not a super hero story, but a story about a repressed minority that just happens to have super powers. Unlike many authors, Sakey wraps up the story and doesn't leave any lose ends. Well, except that one...

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