Intergalactica is an impressive space adventure series and a debut book by the Brazilian writer F.P. Trotta. This book was originally written in Portuguese language in 2016. This awesome space adventure takes the readers on an exciting journey through the universe in more than 300 pages. This book touches the complicated ideas but at the same time it remains and awesome read from the beginning till the end.
The story starts with a detailed description of powerful thunderstorm over Chicago. This storm is the starting point for a very significant event: NASA’s upcoming mission to the moon of Jupiter named Europa, in search of extraterrestrial life. This mission created a panic as well as excitement at the same time. In the middle of all this chaos we meet Amanda Collins, a neuropsychiatrist who recovers from a severe coma. Her near-death experience during her severe coma fascinates her friends Stryler and Ripley.
Amanda describes a fantastical journey through the night into a lovely world populated by kind creatures and amazing structures. She even comes across a radiant being that communicates cosmic knowledge without using words. Amanda, a woman of science, struggles to understand what has happened. Readers are enthralled by the mysteries of this opening scene, which raises concerns about consciousness and reality. A larger cosmic force may be at work, as Amanda’s experience foreshadows her significant role in the developing events. As the plot develops, Amanda and her friends are threatened and put in danger, which reveals Amanda’s estranged and evil father, Oswald, as the organization behind it all.
Oswald, who is currently in charge of a clandestine group by the name of The Firm, intends to use cutting-edge technology to sabotage the Europa mission. He intends to move the spacecraft and its crew to a planet that is similar to Earth, leaving Earth open to attack. Amanda understands that in order to foil Oswald’s schemes, she must look into her past. Amanda infiltrates The Firm using her combat prowess and medical knowledge, accompanied by Ripley, Stryker, and a new friend named Lina. They race to understand teleportation technology, understand Oswald’s motivations, and survive constant attacks.Readers are taken on a thrilling journey through a variety of settings, including secret headquarters, cutting-edge technology, and alien landscapes. Trotta invents futuristic alien civilizations and high-tech spacecraft that are based on scientific plausibility. Even minor characters have a sense of purpose, which enhances the world-building.
Trotta reveals layers of conspiracy throughout the book, moving from a family dispute to an intergalactic conflict over humanity’s future. Amanda must outwit her father while debating whether she is being guided by good cosmic forces. Along the way, she develops relationships with alien allies who emphasize the value of diversity and teamwork in humanity’s cosmic journey. Trotta makes up for the translation’s tendency to make the prose simple with his limitless creativity. Every chapter introduces new ideas, surprises, and revelations that advance the story. Readers are kept interested by the relentless pace, and Trotta’s twists are both satisfying and unexpected.
As an exciting space opera that promotes humanity’s interstellar harmony, “Intergalactica” is successful. It acknowledges the cosmos’s importance and arouses curiosity about extraterrestrial life. The same curiosity that drove early explorers is captured in Trotta’s storytelling. The accomplishment of this book will last for centuries.