Participation in Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Literary Festival, Bhubaneswar
An interesting and inspiring experience
Ascendance relies more on philosophical evaluation rather than action-packed occasions. It has a whodunit factor that answered to the thirst for mystery.
It is not easy to create a new world and terminology. One require to imagine the things and then wave it with possibilities and probabilities. The author did it quite well. The book remains true to its genre.
In fact, we lived with them on Earth, and we came to Elone together. There must have been something that tied us together. I think that is also lost to us now; lost to both of us. We have never stopped to look for that bond, never questioned the roots of the animosity that plagues us today. But the knowledge that we shared an intertwined existence is still with us.
Imagine a world where men and women live as antagonistic species. How would they react when they learn about their shared past….