“Rich Man’s War” (A Review)

The Farmington Review

Review by Curtis Cole

Elliot Kay’s Poor Man’s Fight, the debut title of the similarly named series, featured a healthy dose of anti-corporate sentiment intermixed with eloquent waxing of personal and public debt nightmares. Now, in his follow up, the story of Tanner Malone continues as he copes with the devastating battle which made him a hero all while trying to figure out his place in the Archangel fleet, all while the coming war with the ‘Big Three’ corporations looms in the distance, moving ever closer with each provocation and whisper.

Narrative wise, Kay is still sharp: as a sequel, Rich Man’s War handles itself well, despite falling flat on a few instances.

You have action scenes interspaced by dramatic personal and politicking scenes, as well as the obligatory scene shift moments creating a kind of chaotic harmony in the literary space of the text; Kay provides us with…

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