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What did you like best about Dreamland? What did you like least?
If you like Tom Clancy you'll love it. Every weapon is cataloged, no alpha designation get unused.
How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?
Leave out all the excruciating details of weapons' detailed names and just use the real names of things instead of an alphabet soup of mnemonics. The ABC dropped the Xyz123x12 cartridges into his XXX-23 and fired. What? Seriously does the author think I can or want to remember every alphanumeric he drops?
Which scene was your favorite?
When people were actually talking to one another with something to say.
Any additional comments?
While I normally read Dale Brown easily, this one was difficult. IT was so full of acronyms and technical detailed weaponry descriptions that I wanted to scream. Also his characters were all very macho, even the women. It seemed that the characters were being rushed in and about with no sense of reality or real character. They were all in exactly the right place and time, highly unlikely plotting, all tough guys (and gals) and the enemy were fools. In an attempt to make it seem topical, America is at odds with Iranian Muslims in cahoots with Somali pirates and the heroes (all of them) come to save the day.It channels Tom Clancy with "See Jane Run" characterizations.
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I'm stunned Dale Brown put his name on this I was so disappointed. It may be the reader but I barely got it finished. It's not good.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful