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Reviewed by Liz Konkel for Readers' Favorite
Virtual Quantum Collapse by Lutz Barz is an epic science fiction tale full of action-packed moments, adventure, danger, and space exploration. Ung is one of three agents at the Arktus space station and each is tasked with their own mission. As Ung ventures into Prima's space, Ratze connects to the Discrepancy and a Primaian agent attempts to recruit Nervina. Elsewhere, Mena is drawn toward the Discrepancy while Carias is sent to an asylum and recruited to look into the WebWorld politics. As their paths all cross and missions shift, Prima has plans for domination and they aren't stopping at the planet while Mars faces a crisis which could halt the Reganian mission.
Lutz Barz weaves through various perspectives to deliver a well-rounded story where everyone has a mission or agenda that will have consequences for various civilizations. Ung's story begins with her at the space station as an agent who embarks on a journey that's filled with excitement and danger in her decision to join the DVs, and even a little romance through a briefly met relationship. She goes through several ups and down which Barz uses to show Ung time and again acting as a hero who helps others. The other agents she works alongside play a significant role in events as each of them has their own arc and personal journey. Barz gives each character their own place in the story which allows for you to get to know each of them A conspiracy element is woven throughout, primarily at the asylum and through the use of experiments.
Barz delivers a series of challenges for each to face which centers around space, planets, and technology. Carias' side of the story focuses on her search into the WebWorld and the startling truths she uncovers at the asylum which leads her story toward a tragic turn of events. Mena is training underneath Niata and her journey pushes her against her limits to who she's meant to be. Everyone's story overlaps as their journeys connect to the core of the story which is Prima and the impact the civilization has. Several other perspectives are seen that give a new aspect to the plot and show a different side to how events unfold. Barz incorporates various science fiction elements such as an alien field, BrainDraining, Holographic pictures, AI, and much more that give a vivid society of technology. Virtual Quantum Collapse is ideal for lovers of science fiction and epic adventures with detailed characters, advanced technology, and surprising turns.