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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-18

Way better than I expected

I've like other books by this author, but really didn't expect to like this one. I was wrong.

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-18

Turned out to be worth it

Oh. My. God. was this book ever insanely annoying to start. Painful to listen to for the first few hours b/c of how ignorant the MC is. Also, the word noob is used like the Smurfs use the word smurf. Really obnoxious.

But once that's over with the story really picks up and you get your money's (or credit's) worth and don't feel cheated.

The narration is ridiculously mediocre. It's not terrible to listen to but he's not that great either.

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9 of 9 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-08-18

I copy/pasted this from FB b/c Aleron Kong told to

I don't often post a review or rating, and VERY rarely give anything more than 4 stars, but Mr. Father of American LitRPG deserves it.

" Oh, I'm enjoying it - I'm gonna enjoy the whole damn series again in a couple weeks when I re-listen to it. Then I'm going to become a super-obnoxious fanboy begging for Vol. 7 to come out on Audible b/c I literally don't have the time to read anymore b/c of my job.

Seriously though, just... thanks."

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-16


I'm about 1/2 way through this book, and I want to die. I'm invested in the Bill the Vampire storyline, despite the narrator of the previous books being pretty bad.

But LIKE, oh MY god, THIS narrator IS, so bad and PUTS, so many UUUNNNecessary, commas and emphasizes SO many, of the wrong words and I JUST, don't know hoooowww much, longer I can listen TO it.

That being said, if you're already into the whole "Tome of Bill" storyline, just power through this book. It's Sally's backstory, and kinda interesting.

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-27-16

Not bad for a first

The story was pretty decent, if a bit predictable. Fun listen.

The narrator is decent, but not great. He can't do any non-American accent to save his life, and it gets pretty painful to listen to. On top of that, his pronunciation of certain thing (Cerberus as "kurb-er-us", for example) are just jarring.

Not bad, not the greatest. Would listen to more if more comes and the narrator takes voice acting lessons

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9 of 9 people found this review helpful

3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-19-15

Hear me out

I didn't like this book at first. I found it hard to care about any of the characters, and figuring out the purpose of the story at all was a bit difficult.

Then I realized that this book is essentially a prequel. It's like the back story for characters in a Dungeons and Dragons campaign, and their subsequent teaming up. Once I realized that, it was a much better listen.

That said, by the end I was rather excited for the next book in the series, and looking forward to seeing how these characters and their roles develop.

Also, in my opinion, the narrator is excellent. Wide range of accents, distinct voices, and he allows the listener to forget he's reading you a story.

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44 of 61 people found this review helpful

4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-26-15

Good story, poor narration

Good story, and the narrator has a good voice. However, he seems to have about 3 variations on that one voice, and in a story with so many characters, it doesn't cut it. Also, he can't seem to pull off any accents beyond two slightly different British accents. On top of all that, random pauses and sentence breaks take you out of the story.

Not mad I spent a credit, though

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