Ana is a woman of the Watabi tribe, uninterested in bringing children into her world where the sons are retained by the fathers, men of the Tanago tribe, after their first year. Byron is a man desperate to re-populate the modern world and is stunned to find that the women of the Watabi actually prevent pregnancy. When he finds Ana, she’s everything he’d want for the mother of his children, but something tells him taming this huntress might be the hardest task of his life.
Overall, the idea of this story is intriguing—modern man seeking a world’s salvation from a primitive Amazonian-style tribe of fertile women hunters. However, there were a few problems. The first is the “me Tarzan, you Jane” style of speech for the two characters, even in Ana’s internal monologues, so it felt too simplistic. The plotting was also a bit abrupt and read more like the first two chapters that got separated from a larger story. There’s no real resolution or climax to the plot, and it’s a bit of a tease. It does demonstrate promise but was a little one-dimensional and unsophisticated and felt like dating someone twenty-five IQ points less intelligent: it’s just not challenging enough.
File Size: 377 KB; 291 pages
Publisher: New Concepts Publishing (December 1, 2010)
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