Mercury’s Son is an intriguing look into the future. The Earth as we know it is dead, or so the creator of this utopian world Eugene Fisher would have us believe. Follow Moderator Valko and his Sergeant Satoshi through the mechanical world that has been created to save humanity from the destruction of Earth. Winding through the mind of Valko you take a journey through the thoughts, feelings, and fears of others as he reads the last thoughts of the deceased to find what has happened to them. Until one of these connections leads him to a short circuit and a new view on life.
I was not sure I was going to like this book when I started, however, I found myself drawn in further and further. With the amazingly descriptive scenes and feelings Hindmarsh wrote, I found myself imagining exactly what would be happening to Valko and his team. The suspense that is built through shifts and changes, had me believing several people at fault and innocent all at the same time. This is definitely a book to read for any sci-fi lovers. I am not normally a sci-fi fan and I was hooked.