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Before he knew it, Tom was having a seriously bad trip; a total out-of-body experience where the world had dissolved around him. The next thing Tom knew, there were these deranged myopic wizards from some place called Astlan calling on him in some sort of pig Latin mumbo jumbo. They had somehow mistaken Tom for a demon!
He tried to flee, but the wizards were relentless and were determined to conjure him into their world and bind him as their demon slave for all of eternity. And these crazy wizards? Turns out, they were going to war and planned to use their new demon slave as a secret weapon to obliterate the enemy!
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By Sean on 06-08-17
I didn't like it at first...
I didn't like it at first..
I actually read the first few chapters on my kindle using the sample and didn't care for it, I didn't dislike it but it seemed a little too YA for me but it's is about 16 year old teen so that's to be understood . But I saw it on Audible and listened to the sample and thought I'd spend a credit on it ( understand that I had about 6 credits banked and was really desperate to listen to anything ) I am now however 4/5th of the way through and haven't been able to stop listening to it since I got home from work which was about 3 hours ago and that's how it's been the last three days. If you like this genre then I recommend this audiobook. I've really enjoyed listening to it, I'm 11 hours in and don't want it to end.
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By Amazon Customer on 05-19-17
Not what you think, a Diamond in the Rough
I read this book when it came out a few years ago. It surprised me since at the time it was one of the many, many kindle books coming out, but it was extra long and I had kindle unlimited and tried it. I liked it very much. The author did a very nice job of world building both in story and with short interludes that explained the more estoric sections of the universe that come of as school studies on the subject. All the characters come off as very real and develop pretty well over time.
I also really liked the person that they got to read the audio book. He really has some talent and doing different voices for the character and tones and even some accents. This is the kind of talent you need to make a story come more alive.
So the basic story is a16 year old kid on Earth goes to a party, gets high on a new drug and then while he's having an out of body experience gets bound by some wizards in a different universe and turned into a demon and sent to the Abyss(basically hell) to spend the rest of eternity as an enslaved demon. The wizards do this because they see all free floating souls on the astral plane as unbound demons and since their preconceived notions of what a demon looks like makes them take very inhuman appearances and after mellenia of abuse and slavery most demons are vengeful crazies they never believe the demons are anything other than evil spirits even if they were told the truth.
So this is a delightful adventure of a good young man trying to find his place and some justice in a new universe and trying to understand this new world. It gets even better in books 2 and 3 which I hope get the same audio treatment soon.
24 of 25 people found this review helpful
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By G. P. Brown on 06-29-18
Just as fun as it sounds in the blurb!
This was an enjoyable coming of age fantasy that lived up to the promise of its super fun sounding blurb. This was set in a fun fantasy world and was a character driven story packed with action, humour, and great characters.
Despite being more than 24 hours long I flew through this audio pretty quickly as the story was an enjoyable and engaging one.
Stephen Bel Davies did a good job with the audio. He got the tone of the story and did a good job with the character voices. It took me about an hour to warm to him but once I did I enjoyed his performance a lot
By Amazon Customer on 07-13-17
Alright book, awful narrator
alright. awful may be a bit harsh, however this narrator sounds perpetually surprised, and it distracts from the book. The strong American accent makes me cringe too.
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