Brilliant universe with a unique voice

"Madness? This is SPARTA!" is an actual line from this extremely serious and realistic social commentary. I'm 100% not kidding. The book has a go-with-yhe-flow feel that gives the impression that the writer came up with the plot as he was writing. The universe, on the other hand, is rock-solid and fascinating. It calls for more exploration, and I hope that's the plan. I'll totally read something else from dystopian Quito.