While Gateway felt like a wasted opportunity of a mind-blowing setting confined to an unremarkable story, its sequel finally goes all out, dipping in stuff from xenofiction to fascinating intergalactic politics and mind-boggling scientific phenomena.
|Flowing, poignantly sarcastic prose||
A lot of threads are left hanging untied in the end
|Interesting, solid story|
|Engrossing plot full of cool twist|
|Thought provoking about interspecies relations|
|Full of mind-boggling legit scientific phenomena, from black hole intricacies to machine boosted immortality|