We Are the Destroyers tells the story of Captain Bel'Lar, who recognizes that overconsumption is destroying his own planet and synthetic foods are turning his people into mutants under control of the Brotherhood of Syn. He's one of the few to recognize this only because he's also one of the few remaining Organs (those who still live the organic lifestyle) and so he's the one who arranges for an escape from his dying planet to the amazing blue-white planet.
For many, this saga would have been enough drama - but the pleasure in We Are the Destroyers lies in the fact that this is just the beginning. Bel'lar discovers (through visions) that in fact he has not only lived again, but repeated the same patterns of being the one charged with saving his people from their greed.
Does past predict future? Are patterns inevitably repeated, and is Bel'lar doomed to make the same mistakes over and over again? Is his vision of environmental and spiritual destruction accurate?
The combination of spiritual and ecological reflection, combined with drama and a mission to save mankind, contributes to a powerful story that is first in a projected 'We Are…Are We' series of science fiction stories examining visions, fate, and responsibility. Reader affinity for a certain degree of new age sentiment and reflection is recommended for a better appreciation of Lindler's approach, which is more ethically based than most fantasies....Continua