From page one, I was intrigued with Marshall Ross's Lost Arrow. I gave three stars because the real plot was just beginning when the first look broke off. But I have a feeling the potential is there for a really great read. Trin first gave me the impression of an 'elder', but as I read further, it was as if he was a young person suspended between these Epochal Check periods. Guessing Trin is from another world because of the reference to '5000 years ago', where he seems to have had access to technology unheard of in our world 5000 years ago! A different direction than most current sci-fi-type plots. If I have the chance to read further, I will definitely come back to update my review and hopefully up the star rating!