For We Are Many
by Dennis E. Taylor; read by Ray Porter (Brilliance Audio, 2017)
Book 2 of Taylor’s Bobiverse series is very much an instalment, not a self-contained work. As the story progresses, we’re given greater character development and a less boundlessly optimistic narrative viewpoint, plus (at last!) a genuine antagonist/threat. Peculiarly engrossing open-ended SF speculation.