Yeah, that word wow came out of my mouth a couple times at the very end of the book. Once when I figured out the Virginia Pritchard thing and once because of Deacon, but I reiterate, it was the last few pages of the book.
So after reading The Program and The Treatment, this was a backtrack in the story. This story was before, long before those stories came to light. It gives you more insight into why Arthur Pritchard was a name in the first place. Even though I didn't feel like I really learned anything about why they created The Program in the first place.
Still, I read through the story with the same tenacity as the previous reads. It was good. Just as good as the others. And I still want more!
This is a decent series. Different, but a good different. Check it out, but maybe start with this one first.