Schism started off as a good idea, however, once I got into the story it became a train wreck. I just kept thinking it would get better. Being a fan of D.J. Manly books I expected more...more character developement...more plot...I'm really not sure or maybe it was less...less stereotyping...less grammer and typing mistakes that distracted from the reading making me stop and reread things to figure out what the sentence should have said. I have to say I am a really big fan of D.J. Manly and just finished reading the second book in her Spectrum Skies Series, well worth reading by the way, I whole heartedly recommend that and many of her other books, but Schism unfortunately will potentially be a real disappointment if you are use to the quality of this author's other writings.