In Outpost, we learn more about the world of Razorland, the different type of settlements that arose and some more answers about what exactly happened. What I really liked about the book is that the author didn’t make things easy for Deuce. What annoys me in books is when the protagonist has a revolutionary, never-tried-before idea which she then goes off and achieves without any problems whatsoever. Not so for Deuce, she really fights to get any traction for her ‘crazy’ scheme and I appreciated this reality. It is a good lesson for life, especially in this instant gratification world. Nothing comes easy or quickly for any characters in this book. In fact, things are quite brutal.
The book neatly wraps up all of its threads and leaves the vast majority of characters exactly where you want them to be left. However there is action, adventure and heatbreak along the way which means that even though you think you know how this is all going to be played out, you are going to end up with quite a few surprises. Just like a good book should do.