The Jongurian Mission (The Jongurian Trilogy) (Volume 1)
|Rating||:||4.28 (730 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||258 Pages|
"I loved the struggles these people confronted with the determination to" according to Kindle Customer. I loved the struggles these people confronted with the determination to keep going. The resources they found when they weren't looking. I loved it.. "Bored to a Stop" according to Bruce Burns. I started this book with high hopes. There were blatant spelling errors in the first chapters, and the prose could be tighter (nominalizations, those words when Peter is hitting the ball instead of Peter hit the ball slow down the pace), and there is an ____-ing in every sentence for page after page.But what killed this book for me is pacing.Story is about Conflict.A good rule of thumb in fiction writing is that the reader needs to get something new and exciting, a plot development or new bit of character every 10 pages. By publish. Boring Gave this a chance, got through a quarter. Look elsewhere unless you enjoy reading the excruciating details of a bunch of IRS clerks on the most mundane road trip imaginable. You will be informed of every detail of every day, from the first thing seen upon opening the eyes, to what was purchased for breakfast (from whom, what mood that person was in, how fresh the milk was and how the price compared with all the other provinces), to the particular shading of the rocks and grass they see and how that differs from the shading of the
But now both countries are losing their grip. In the East, the Empire of Jonguria has been bound together for generations by force. Will an Adjurian Royal Council offer up a solution, or will politics prevail? Can two ancient enemies bind their wounds, or is their hope for reconciliation, the Jongurian Mission, doomed from the start? Join a motley group of war veterans tasked with opening up a reclusive country. In the West, a fragile peace has held the bickering provinces of Adjuria together for the past twenty years. But when their mission of peace suddenly turns deadly, all bets are off, and the Jongurian Mission takes on a whole new meaning: survival.