Ok, I have to say that unless I'm just a bit slow, .. there was a LOT of backstory that appears to be brought from the TV show. That means a LOT of narration and characters describing the past and not acting in their present. I found this interesting, but a bit slow.
"Between subtle shading and the absence of light lies the nuance of illusion." - Deciphered text from the CIA's Kryptos by James Sanborn.