Abbadon’s Gate manages to blow past its predecessors with another incredible story and standout new characters. More impressive, it keeps the tension high even while most of the story takes place in one location.
Detective Poirot is a delight from start to finish. He’s meticulous, cunning, and has a dry, at times condescending sense of humor that lightens the story.
Cabal’s third adventure is easily as good as his first and far outstrips the second.
Overall, I was engaged every minute through Doug’s book and I would highly recommend it to any video game fan. Hell, even the young’uns out there who think strategy has always been found on YouTube might enjoy this piece of what is quickly becoming history.
The style is unmistakably Crichton, and for someone who thought I was done with his collection, Easy Go was a welcome surprise.