Since we’re awaiting a sequel, any final evaluation would be premature at this point. What we can say is that the adult cast will have some very big shoes to fill. Many of the book’s most devastating consequences are reserved for its adults. Though we may be in for a much bleaker sequel, let’s hope we care as deeply about its characters.
Cameron McAllister is a speaker and writer with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM). He lives in the Atlanta area with his wife, Heather. You can find him online @cammcallister7 on Twitter, and listen to him talk about signs of life in today's culture on the Vital Signs podcast.