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Jean Johnson Ã 2 CharactersAn Officer s Duty by Jean Johnson is part of the series Theirs Not to Reason Why and is the exciting seuel to her mesmerizing book A Soldier s Duty This is an action packed science fiction novel which continues to describe the military career of Ia an extraordinary female who was born on a heavyworld than 156 times standard gravity which confers emarkable physical abilities which pale in comparison to her mental powers A stalwart defender who is determined to avoid the catastrophe that only she can see clearly Ia has entered the Space Force Navy in order to build upon the skills she has already developed during her stint as a Marine
a gradually unfoldinggradually unfolding of her intricate plan and glimpses of the key people in Ia s background as well as encounters with the enemies that seek to destroy humans and their allies continue to mesmerize the eader The author continues to introduce intriguing elements which give texture to a wonderfully imaginative ead and makes one anxious for the continuing adventures of a fascinating heroineThis exciting and entertaining tale is a wonderful combination of science fiction military action and mystical elements such as telekinesis precognition pyrokinesis postcognition and several others The action is nonstop and there are multiple alien aces involved in the struggle which necessitates the presence of human military branches The author provides background to the inimitable and indomitable career soldier who is determined to prevent the horrific end to her universe that she foresees There are glimpses of her softer side even as one follows her through her accelerated training The introduction of a fellow trainee named Meyun Harper whom she can t ead in the timestreams shakes the foundations of Ia s world and provides a wildcard to her careful plans even as it shows her vulnerability It was satisfying to finally get a direct glimpse of the family who provide Ia s only unconditional support system and I was eminded of the long ange manipulation seen in a couple of other science fiction series that I am fond of by Orson Scott Card and CJ Cherryh This was a gripping ead that immersed me into an intriguing universe that I can only hope to evisit again and againfortunately it won t be a hardship to eread this book and the first in the series A Soldier s Duty while I am anxiously awaiting a YEAR for the next one It is strongly ecommended that one ead A Soldier s Duty first for greatest enjoyment of this fantastic ead Night Owl ReviewsI eceived a copy of this title in eturn for an honest eview This second book in the series continues with Ia s story In the first book she is a soldier in the Space Force Marines and now she will train to be an officer in the Space Force Army Learning to pilot all kinds of space crafts to give orders to be everything a good the Space Force Army Learning to pilot all kinds of space crafts to give orders to be everything a good needs to be She has been prepared for this ever since her visions when she was 15 But first she gets a three week visit to her home planet her family and friends Where she prepares her brothers and mothers for the things to come and what eally needs to be done She also crafts the tools needed in the future using the crystal like ocks that grow only on her homeworld Hard decision. Jean Johnson the national bestselling author of the Sons of Destiny novels eturns to the world she introduced in A Soldier’s Duty with a terrible vision of the future Promoted in the field for courage and leadership under fire Ia is now poised S have to be made and her brothers may not like to do it all but they will listen and do their best to succeed As she has foreseen of course But still the future is all about free will and Ia cannot force them What Ia did not count on was a classmate who did not exist in her visions She likes him he is cute and fun and very good in his chosen profession But as she cannot see what happens in the time streams she tries to stay away from him Unfortunately her friend and superior officer psychiatrist and chaplain Benny forces the two of them to face their problems and attractions Ia has no time for omance she knows she will never have a private life or children so why tempt her with this man If she eally falls in love he will only distract her from everything that needs to be done to safe the galaxy or even make her give up her goals altogether As fraternizing between cadets is against the ules they promise to wait until after graduation and then spend a few days together before going of on their next postings Ia knows they will not serve together and a elationship that spans galaxy s is never going to work Nor can she afford the distraction While Making Love Meyun making love Meyun triggers her powers and gets sucked into the timestreams with her He is esentful of her never giving them a chance they could have a great life together he has seen too much Ia won t go for that future as it would mean the end of the whole universe in 300 years In the end he does stand behind her in her decisionsNext Ia is a Lieutenant second class on a small Blockade Patrol ship fighting almost daily and making uick decisions Her knowledge of all kinds of aliens and their customs is very well used now and she gains espect among them For her next goal she needs her nickname to be well known and feared among the enemy Foggy spots in the timestreams worry her she does not know what they mean but it cannot be good I devoured this fairly thick book 439 pages in two long sittings If I did not need to sleep I would never have stopped eading it I love Ia her determination to safe as many lives as she can and be a good soldier and officer Her chosen path is not easy and she has to ask a lot of herself and her family and friends but those who share her trust and her vision stand behind her Of course there are some fun things as well like when her little brother wins the biggest jackpot in the galaxy ever the money that will be needed to fund the ebuilding of her homeworld after the civil war that is coming The boldness Ia has when addressing some of her superior officers when she tells them the truth when they finally find out about her
powers and herand her I am in awe of Jean Johnson s writing voice heritage I am in awe of Jean Johnson s writing voice she captivates me and keeps me glued to the pages needing to find out what happens next and not wanting the book to end at the same time I don t know when the next book will be published but I saw on Twitter that she is working on the fourth now I can hardly wait These books will stay on my keeper shelf and will be e ead 10 stars 2013 Reviews by Aurian Full eview on my blog wwwboeklogboekblogspotcom This delves into how freakin depressing it would be to have your whole life mapped out for you and the sacrifices. O become an officer in the Space Force Navy once she undertakes her Academy training But on a trip back home to Sanctuary she finds the heavyworld colony being torn apart by eligious conflict Now Ia must prepare her family and followers to secure. Of family and elationships you have to make It does get a bit back into the exhilarating one upping the enemy in the end of the book And overall I still enjoy the series I think this made the story deeper and meaningful but it was a hard book I will be taking somewhat of a break before I pick up book 3 THIS BLEW MY MINDI don t even have words I just don t I m of two minds of eading this series I don t even have words I just don t I m of two minds of eading this series I eading it there is no doubt about that but it s in that way where deep inside that but it s in that way where deep inside the part that for me anyway is always ooting for the protagonist and always wanting them to shine and be ight even when everyone else around her or him is wrong well That part is definitely feeling fulfilled in eading this book Not to mention that the main character Ia is absolutely ight with no doubt at all because she s precognitive hehSo I get to be entirely justified when I m miffed that other people don t immediately believe in Ia because of course she is ight because she can see the future and there is absolutely no chance of her being wrongBut while satisfying in that sense the ational wow I am almost tempted to go id ego and super ego in rational wow I am almost tempted to go id ego and super ego in eview but I ll efrain part of me takes a step back looks at the book and promptly swats down that inner feeling of absolute glee in order to go yeah while it feels good eading it it s so over the top it s cringe worthySo yes two mindsThat said I did enjoy eading the book If I don t think about it too hard I enjoy what the author is throwing out at us and the main character Granted the plot is kind of flat because it s basically detailing Ia s various adventures as she tries to set the course of the future to one where the galaxy lives It doesn t make for all that much tension and suspense when you know the character is pretty much going to come out of everything smelling like oses if a little batteredAnd the characters Well other than Ia who isn t all that greatly characterized but I like her anyway go figure the est of them as still ather flat They e used as foils for Ia instead of eally seeming like they have lives and function other than floating around her and helping her hindering her or just fodder for her plans This book evolves around Ia and the future that she is trying to etch out Unfortunately a lot of events are told to you or skimmed over because the author needs to go through a large span of time and focuses on the important or interesting bits of Ia s career If you like something a little deeper and a little icher in your eading well this isn t the series for youThe omance is lackluster at best I don t eally want or expect much omance from this series considering how indifferent Ia is to it most of the time but if you e going to put it in I expect something a little bit less well boring Ia s eactions to it make sense but the entire inclusion of the omance in the first place seemed ather forced and the male lead is still this shapeless blob in my headAll in all An Officer s Duty deserves 2 stars flat out And yet I still liked eading it It appealed to my shallow side the one that goes yay whenever the main characters gets something over her opponents I figure that because of that I ll at least bump it up to a The galaxy’s survival Her plan is to command a Blockade Patrol ship Her goal to save as many lives as she can But at the Academy she discovers an unexpected challenge the one man who could disrupt those plans The man whose future she cannot fores.