"J. Jackson's foray into sci-fi is better than anything else he's done before. His direct, unadorned style of writing suits this kind of narrative brilliantly. An apparently straightforward story (today's world contacted by aliens) is handled really well, keeping it taut and highly engaging. Very upset the sequel is not out yet!" - Dr Lex
We're not alone in the Universe and in our hearts we know that's the case today. Be it microscopic life forms frozen in the permafrost of another planet or moon, or something more substantial, there is life out there but whether we have the means or knowhow to ever find it will be the continuing challenge we face.
First Contact explores such a meeting with the characters discovering they are definitely not alone in the universe, that there is intelligent life in the neighborhood and it's more advanced than they ever imagined!
What transpires will ultimately change humanity forever, but does humanity have the foresight and political will to do something, anything, to change when the moment counts?
"Off in the distance an explosion can be seen, followed by another, then another. Small satellites are either exploding or just disintegrating under the barrage of these small meteoroids. Modern civilization disappearing one satellite at a time."