By Neil Drumming
Updated March 28, 2008 04:00 AM
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In the first in a trilogy set 1,000 years after Peter F. Hamilton’s Judas Unchained, factions scramble to prevent — or aid — the mass pilgrimage of humans into a dark, threatening region of the galaxy.

Movie Pitch
Like Star Wars, episodes I — III, but with murkier bureaucracy and hornier clones.

Lowdown
Lots of entertaining characters and conflicting motives — but not every strand in The Dreaming Void‘s dense web is equally beguiling. B-