This novel is the first Australian kickstarter, I was lucky enough to meet Matthew at the Brisbane Library Comic Book Reading group.
Metro 7 was a really good book, Hellscream makes an exciting scenario with lots of complicating subplots . The story opes with the crew of the Icarus transporting the most dangerous prisoner in the
galaxy back to New Earth for trial when they get a distress signal from the Metro 7. Metro ships are basically giant space cruise ships.
What the crew finds on board the Metro 7 makes for an exciting adventure that might be best described as Matthew Reilly meets Alien turned up to 11. Indeed there was one scene that was a neat homage to Reilly's Scarecrow series that I was grinning ear to ear, however Hellscream writes the scene in such a way that it is still effective even if you weren't aware of what he is homaging.
The characters were all well drawn and I got enough information about each of the main characters to understand them and I want to know more about them. More than that Hellscream has created an entire universe that I want to see explored in future books
I'm also keen to see more of Hellscream's writings in other stories. This is recommended