Imagine being fifteen years old and torn from everything you know: your world, your family, and friends. Then imagine being manipulated at the very molecular level of your cells so that you are transformed into a super soldier. Now imagine spending the next two years isolated, except for more experiments conducted by hostile beings that care only about you as a test subject. You have now entered the world of Danica Jolan. At seventeen Danica is a deadly force. She is empathic, with enhanced strength and reflexes, perfect recall, and the ability to reduce her mass at will. She has been trained to handle a variety of hand weapons and pilot pursuit ships. Trust is a difficult concept, but one she must learn when she is rescued from her captors by a galactic peace keeping force called the Dramudam. Far from her homeworld and with no coordinates to it, Danica must begin her journey of self-discovery as she transitions into a young woman. Can she make the decision to give up her individuality in order to embrace her destiny as a pilot for the Dramudam and with it her name and identity as a citizen of the planet Earth?
Sci-Fi With 3-D Characters!
Forrorrois: Innocence Lost, by Suzanne Y. Snow is a refreshing departure from the tech-heavy, relationship-light fare that dominates the genre. All the principal characters are fleshed out and live in a real universe with real families, traditions and believable emotional lives. It's an exciting, fast paced read that doesn't leave you feeling empty when you finish it! – An Amazon.com Customer
It's been said before, but it's worth repeating: great character development. Much beyond what is normally done in a science fiction story. Creative integration of advanced technology into the story (instead of the other way around). Suzanne Snow did a great job of keeping me in suspense, wanting to know what is going to happen next. I finished the book in a 8 hour marathon (something I only do with the better books) because I didn't want to put it down. Looking forward to the next installment of Danica's story! – An Amazon.com Customer
Humanistic Science Fiction
The cold hard side of science mixed with emotion and texture, this book is full of surprises. Every time I thought I knew the characters, thought I could predict what would happen next, some new facet would be revealed in these already complex characters. The science is plausible, the writing is very readable, there is enough action to keep you interested, and the characters take you in and make you their own. You can't help but care about what happens next. Suzanne Y. Snow's first book is well worth the time it takes to read it and I expect her future books will be even better. – An Amazon.com Customer
Abduction at it’s best!
Reading new author in any genre is always a blind leap of faith.
And this is one is worth taking. It is a simple story about an abductee and her struggle to adapt in a dangerous galaxy and her way home. Forrorrois is a tale that might appeal to those who like to read the Liaden Universe or Vattas war (Elisabeth Moon) series. While Snow isn't as experienced an author it leaves me hoping for more. – An Amazon.uk Customer
The real measure of a good book is how well it captivates as you are swept up in the story. For me analysis is not important. I couldn’t put this book down. It’s been a long time since a book has held me into the wee hours of the morning. I recommend you read it. – A Barnes & Noble Customer
I absolutely loved this book. The characters are presented in a way that brings them to life. Forrorrois is a strong young woman who keeps getting stronger through all of her ordeals. Once I started reading it was hard to put down, I couldn't wait to find out what was going to happen next. – A Barnes & Noble Customer
Addicted to Forrorrois!
Danica Jolan (later known as Forrorrois), a human kidnapped by Utahar from an alien solar system, is subjected to numerous genetically enhancing tests. Unbeknownst to her, a policing corps specializing in keeping the peace among planets and protecting worlds from technology they're not ready for, rescues Danica from the brink of death.
She wakes in yet another lab. With her emphatic ability, she soon learns these new aliens mean her no harm. In fact, from one she has yet to meet, she senses care emanating toward her. After she recuperates, she learns that those feelings came from the one called Trager, an Eldatek and security sub commander.
Trager comes from a planet where women rule and join with males only when those males enhance their current status in society. Joined males' only purpose is to please their ashwans, or lovers. However, Trager wanted more than that. So, he joined the Dramudam, "Seekers of Peace", where he has pledged a life of service and agrees to never allow himself to be attracted to anyone...ever. But alas, after two revolutions since he rescued Danica, he finds he's drawn to her. He panics when he learns she can empathically tell how he feels. If anyone finds out, he would be dispelled from the Dramudam and forced to return to the life of a joined male on Elda. All this while trying to keep Danica safe from Collinar, an Utahar commander who wants to conquer Earth.
I could hardly wait to read more and regretted when my persistence meant arriving at the end too quickly. I wanted more Danica, more Trager. Fortunately for me, there are more books in this series.
Excellent plot and such character realism, I wanted to meet them in person.
I am hooked. – An Amazon.com Customer
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