Eve, The Burning Life by Hjalti Danielsson

a review by Ant, in the genre(s) Science Fiction. Book published by Allen and Unwin in November 2009

Eve, The Burning Life is a novel based on the Eve Online MMOG (Massively Multiplayer Online Game) and has been written by Hjalti Danielsson who has is currently Eve Online's main creative writer and has been involved with Eve Online since it's release in 2003.

Eve, The Burning Life is a hybrid of space opera and military science fiction and features the capsuleers, immortal pilots who string together the vast Intergalactic empire that is EVE, including . These pilots are far removed from the mortals they have descended from, who treat them with a hatred that is tempered only by their need of the capsuleers.

One such mortal, Drem has good reason to hate them, his whole family were killed when a capsuleer attack on the pirate space colony wiped them out. Ralea's hatred however is joined with an equal hatred of herself, she worked for the capsuleers acquiring missions that would inevitably lead to countless people dying.

So Drem seeks revenge while Ralea seeks redemption, the key to their success lies with the enigmatic Sisters of Eve, a philanthropic rescue organisation who span the known worlds. Drem and Ralea will find themselves intertwined in a plot that will lead to completely unexpected outcomes.

Eve, The Burning Life promises to be a fast moving space opera: a tale of revenge and redemption that will span the whole Universe.

Written on Sunday 1st November 2009 by .

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Eve, The Burning Life, a novel by Hjalti Danielsson

Book Details

  • Eve, The Burning Life
  • Publisher: Allen and Unwin
  • ISBN:
  • Published:
  • Pages: 400
  • Format reviewed: Hardback
  • Review date: November, 2009
  • Language: English
  • Age Range: N/A