Instead of warming up to the characters, they're starting to annoy me more and more. And now the story becomes more like Ender's Game. Seriously? I stopped reading that thing because the games were too boring, and I just couldn't bear another one. This is leaning more and more towards a DNF.
Another thing is the description of big space. You lost me at about the second river. All this North-East mountain this, South-East river that is just too much for me. I would have preferred a map. The whole scene was just too busy.
Oh, and this whole gorydamn business! I seriously hate it. Why in the world do you have to invent such words? Okay, a lot of people use such words, but it just sounds silly. Especially because the only time a cuss leaves my mouth is if I'm really angry, and cussing is always weird to me in books.