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What you will—and won't—find in this book.
The Nemesis explores the question of nature versus nurture as its main character struggles to define herself as human or other.
Our upbringing is not our destiny. Hurt people can heal and develop empathy for others.
Positive Role Models
Nemesis starts off as a cold-blooded killer, ready to destroy her husband and all his allies. Through a series of reversals, she learns difficult lessons about herself and her enemies.
Violence & Scariness
Entire planets are destroyed at the start of this installment. Nemesis kills a few adversaries up close. There is not much graphic bloodshed.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Tyrus and Nemesis are a married couple who embrace, kiss passionately, and make love, with no details given.
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Minimal amount of swearing: "hell," "damn," "bastard."
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that S.J. Kincaid's The Nemesis is the action-packed final volume of the intricate space opera trilogy begun in The Diabolic. Nemesis and Tyrus are a married couple who make love occasionally, with no details given. There's a lot of violence (planets are destroyed and Nemesis kills a few adversaries up close) but few depictions of actual bloodshed. Swearing is minimal: a few instances of "hell," "damn," and "bastard."
Is It Any Good?
Quests for revenge have a way of backfiring, but this intricate sci-fi, space saga concludes with a spectacular array of surprises and reversals. With The Nemesis, author S.J. Kincaid devises an action-packed ending for this no-holds-barred adventure. Nemesis and Tyrus play a devious game of cat-and-mouse that will keep readers guessing until the final pages. Some may find the constant trickery to be a little exhausting by the end, but this is a fitting finish for an ambitious trilogy.
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