I'm very curious why the three books are structured the way they are. Why cover so much of the primary plot in the first book, then loop back to discuss actions taken by minor characters in the second two? » 11/07/13 10:37am 11/07/13 10:37am

I never understood the objection to the Signs aliens coming to a planet where there's a lot of water. If Earth became unlivable and human pioneers were looking for any planet to colonize, they'd take anything they could get with a breathable atmosphere and arable land, even if the planet was otherwise 70 percent… » 9/06/13 11:00am 9/06/13 11:00am