Aoléon and Gilbert receive a special mission from PAX, a wanted criminal and leader of the Martian resistance movement to investigate the Luminon of Mars, who he suspects is planning an invasion of Earth to steal its milk cows. Gilbert has an encounter with the Luminess (the mate of the Luminon) and discovers something strange about her during a procession, and the duo are chased by the Royal Paladin Guard.
At Aoléon’s home, Gilbert meets Aoléon’s family, her sister Una, mother Phobos and father Deimos as well as her overzealous pet Zoot. He is also introduced to Bizwat, a covert operator and Procyon Commando, who uses his Saturn Pizza delivery job as a cover.
Gilbert then gets to visit the Martian Space Academy (Aoléon’s school) where he encounters Aoléon’s nemesis, Charm Lepton and her friend Quarkina, as well as receiving a history lesson on the Martian people by Plutarch Xenocrates. After class, Gilbert and Aoléon get to train in zero-G and Gilbert is treated to a Psi-ball match between Martian Space Academy and Martian Science Academy.
Kindle Edition, 114 pages
Published February 23rd 2015 by Aoléon Press
ebook provided as part of this tour
The 2nd of 5 parts to this the story of Aoleon and Gilbert. Again as with the first book, Aoleon the Martian Girl, this is a nice illustrated story. The colors are vivid and bright, totally capturing the essence of this story. It is great to put faces to names and places, this fits the bill nicely.
Continuing where book one left off, Aoleon and Gilbert head off to school and social events. Even though their backgrounds are worlds apart there are things that are quite similar. Bulling, pizza and petty jealously (to name just a few) are encountered here, but because there are more books in this series this book seems to be preparing the way for more exciting adventures with this pair. I like both Aoleon and Gilbert with different personalities together they bring this story to life.
I am reading my ebook on iPad to take advantage of the color pictures, this I highly recommend or read on your computer. Definitely not a stand alone story, they should be read in sequence to get full enjoyment.
Mr. LeVasseur enjoys crafting good stories based on lovable characters designed to translate well to multiple media formats such as books, games, movies, and toys. He lives in New York when he is not commuting between Southern California and Olympus Mons, Mars. His hobbies include writing, 3D animation, musical composition, and intergalactic space travel. He also enjoys various sports such as skiing, running, and exospheric skydiving.
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