First off I will say this caught my eye due to the two galaxies colliding, which I know to be scientific fact. The plot of the story is well thought out, with real science mixed in. I believe the author has a clever way of blending fact with fiction. The first bit to me feels like a science book, with all the detail and to some readers whom may not know or care for space, might be boring. I say this because to readers like those may stop reading to get to the heart of the story. Which would be a shame. It could also have the feeling of going on about something that could be seen unimportant to some readers. I know about space and all the information was correct, but even I felt it to be a little long winded for the start of a story. The writing style is not really for me, but that's not saying this isn't a good story. I would say a touch too informative, but that's me. As it's a novel, they are naturally long and whatnot.
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