We Are The Destroyers

We Are***Are We Volume 1

Fiction - Science Fiction
428 Pages
Reviewed on 11/02/2014
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Reviewed by Karen Pirnot for Readers' Favorite

We Are The Destroyers by D.K. Lindler is a page-turning novel about the consequences of over-consumption and ignorance of environmental concerns. The story opens with Captain Bel'lar preparing to leave a planet which is in chaos due to total mismanagement of the earth's resources. He is charged with attempting to find a suitable planet on which to transplant the Organs (people who have chosen to live an organic life). Most of the population lives on synthetic foods and has no comprehension of healthy living. But once Bel'lar and his beautiful companion, Ry Sing, are under way to the white and blue planet of promise, Bel'lar learns he has lived a past life in which he actually destroyed a planet. Unable to accept his past, Bel'lar chooses to live in the present, ignoring his potential power.

Lindler has developed strong characters in We Are The Destroyers. Readers get an immediate understanding that the characters and the plot will be an easy transition to the sequel. It will be interesting to see whether humankind has learned from previous mistakes or whether we are bound to repeat the past. I particularly liked the wisdom of the old sages, with a bit of a twist at the end. Ry Sing bounces between being a mystical seer and a practical advisor. I'd like to see Bel'lar's character developed to a more intense level, but he is currently a strong character as he struggles to accept his own unique traits as they relate to his power in the human race. Like all science fiction, the reader cannot help but wonder if there's not a grain of truth in the underlying philosophy.