I'm a librarian who loves anime, manga, and reading a wide variety of genres.
Paul is proposing ecologically horrifying things.(show spoiler)
Also, I'm a little tired of Paul being able to do everything, even things only women are supposed to be able to do. About the only thing he hasn't managed to do is become pregnant.
Although I know I sound grumpy, I've generally enjoyed this. It's just very long, and the messiah stuff gets old after a while. ::sigh::