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Reviewed by Carol Coetzee for Readers' Favorite
In the first book of this series, Into the Vast, DJ Edwardson introduces us to Adan. Adan wakes up in a medical facility without any memory of who he is, and no physical abilities. He is subjected to painful treatments, uncaring attitudes, and no information about himself. Unexpectedly, he is helped to escape from the medical facility by Will, himself an escapee from the facility. Will introduces Adan to a strange new world, and strange feelings, such as hunger, thirst, and knowledge, which is quite a challenging adjustment. During his adventure, he meets the people who live in The Vast, an area outside of Oasis. There are two factions, the peaceful Welkin who live in caves, and the cruel Waymen who are desert nomads. As Adan comes to know these people, he realizes that he must attempt to save them from those at Oasis, who wish to destroy them. This is the start of an incredible journey.
Into the Vast by DJ Edwardson jumps straight into the story without any preamble, and you are dragged along for the ride. From the first page, you travel alongside Adan. You feel his confusion, fear, mistrust, hopelessness and frustration. It's as if you are Adan. The characters grow and come to life with each chapter and you are introduced to a new and fascinating world. The story draws you in and will not let go until the last page. Into the Vast is a tale of courage, hope and bravery. Daring escapades and adventures keep you engrossed, and I look forward to the next book in this series. A must-read!