In the futuristic city of Tabula Ra$a, Zoey Ashe is like a fish so far out of water that it has achieved orbit. After inheriting a criminal empire, the twenty-three year-old finds herself under threat from all sides as a rogue's gallery of larger-than-life enemies think they smell weakness.
Wong reprises the witty, satirical narration that readers that have come to expect from his work ... Wong so completely immerses readers in this vivid, technothrilling setting that new characters feel like old friends ... Wong’s sequel is a high-energy and flawless segue into a new episode of Zoey’s life and easily proves itself to be a compelling standalone work ... His combination of captivating character development, sci-fi satire and dark, clever humor is a revelation.
Wong’s trademark imagination and humor remain but it’s his grounded sense of humanity that elevates this work ... Wong knows what makes people tick and his vision of humanity isn’t rose-colored. But he’s also fundamentally an optimist: there are solutions to the problems humanity faces.