^ I may not have said so in as many words, but I agree; full-length, this would have wiped the floor with the other four.
I downloaded my copy last night. (The Struggle Within
is my first E-book, you may be interested to know.)
I liked. It was nice to see something of Talarian civilization; the exploration of the Kinshaya, though, was much more interesting. The Talarans have a gender-segregated society, that's fine. The Kinshaya, though, are authentically alien, and interestingly so.