Did you feel like it is a story of a sex-hungry woman

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Post by Dat real dice » 22 Nov 2018, 03:18

He put both the scienc fiction and erotic all in one book.. :P

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Post by Varshni_08 » 07 Mar 2019, 12:05

Yes this book has so many sex scene.

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Post by jahagen » 22 Mar 2019, 11:52

I would definitely say that there was way too much focus on the sex scenes and not nearly enough on the actual plot. Although, to be honest, I wasn't overly fond of the actual plot either.

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Post by Nisha Ward » 02 May 2019, 13:50

Yeah, definitely. I think there is a way this could have worked, but the author didn't give the story a chance to develop naturally, instead focusing on getting to the next sex scene instead.
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Post by Only1Cola » 15 May 2019, 15:35

The description of Jennifer that comes through in the first chapter is of a courageous, strong, self-controlled leader. Unfortunately, as the story went on, it was only her academic intelligence and liberal sexuality that developed in her character. That self-sufficient, controlled, courageous leader was gone.

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Post by Nisha Ward » 15 May 2019, 15:45

Only1Cola wrote:
15 May 2019, 15:35
The description of Jennifer that comes through in the first chapter is of a courageous, strong, self-controlled leader. Unfortunately, as the story went on, it was only her academic intelligence and liberal sexuality that developed in her character. That self-sufficient, controlled, courageous leader was gone.
I agree, somewhat, but I'd also argue that it returned when her sister took her to save her team.
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Post by Tiffanyli » 22 May 2019, 15:22

It definitely was. I felt like the sex scenes were unnecessary and felt like the story would have progressed better without them. It made me lose interest in the book altogether, making it very difficult to finish.

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Post by leiabutler » 16 Jun 2019, 15:16

I think the main storyline was very interesting however in the second half, it was almost Jen had been replaced by a different character. I hated how it fetishised sex with the threesomes and orgies.

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