Sometimes a book is consistently bad. Sometimes a book is consistently good. Sometimes it can be both. The Talaxgoan Particle was an example of that. Recently I learned of some sequels to the first book. Unfortunately, I don't understand the order and it seems like it didn't matter anyway, so I went with the second published one Punishment of God.
In this story, we learn that the Inquisitors want Naduwke to investigate a drug cartel to see if they are involved with the Shroud, the terror group that led the bombing of the Nuiia Prime. As expected, the Inquisitors see everything in Black & White morality with little gray in between. Naudwke has some infiltration and impersonation experience, which gives the book a great tension point as the identity of the inquisitor Naduwke impersonated threatens to overtake his own, while he is trying to stay in character as he pretends to cut a deal with the dangerous drug cartel.
I think the writer showed great improvement by including these character aspects in his story. Now I'm not so trepedacious about reading his other works. May all writers show similiar improvement in plotting.