Terms of Enlistment (Frontlines #1)

c5df9ab64ee0696be4909f16de1b3db5This review is written with a GPL 3.0 license and the rights contained therein shall supersede all TOS by any and all websites in regards to copying and sharing without proper authorization and permissions. Crossposted at Bookstooge.booklikes.blogspot.wordpress.leafmarks.com & Bookstooge’s Reviews on the Road Facebook Group by Bookstooge’s Exalted Permission.

Title: Terms of Enlistment

Series: Frontlines

Author: Marko Kloos

Rating: 3.5  of 5 Battle Axes

Genre: SFF

Pages: 347

Format: Kindle





Andrew Grayson has grown up in the slums. Super slums that are the same and the anti-thesis of Asimov’s super cities. Unemployed, fed on vat grown soy and in danger all the time, Grayson has 3 choices. Become the violent, pathetic, broken man that his father is. Win the 1 in a billion Space Colony lottery and get off the planet. OR, join the military and work for 5 years and then retire.

Which would YOU choose?


My Thoughts:

Thoroughly enjoyed this. I have found that I like military enlistment style stories. Reading about boot camps and stuff is fun.

In many ways, this followed the same story path as ATLAS. Even down to the girlfriend from bootcamp and long distance relationship. However, where ATLAS was depressing, this wasn’t. Things actually work out ok for them.

And then, just like in ATLAS, humanity discovers aliens. By the end of the book all we know is that they are immensely powerful and probably way ahead of humanity.

I am looking forward to continue reading this series. Hope it holds up.


One thought on “Terms of Enlistment (Frontlines #1)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s