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I really enjoyed listening to this audio version of this story. The narrator brings the characters to life wonderfully. However the thing to me that detracts from the whole story, is the love affair one of the authors has for the character of Xan she is allowed to break multiple rules w/in the universe. And I don't like it anymore here than when I read it, Marines having to apologise for killing terrorists sorry resistance fighters that never apologise for any of the atrocities that they committed.
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This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?
i dont know, the MC is having issues staying in character, first she is a bad ass taking no shit from annyone, then she is this doormat... so frigging annyoing
Would you ever listen to anything by the authors again?
i tried this book since ive been reading the kurtherian gambit books Justin is writing
How did the narrator detract from the book?
didnt detract, she was good, not much a narrator can do about weak characters
As a previous reader of these books i was interested to see what a difference audio would make to the story.
In a world where Ailens are slowly capturing and killing the human race. Humans are being forced to work and fight for them against their fellow humans with dark times ahead the future seems hopeless.
So it is that we come to see the story of a Marine called Quinn captured and forced to fight for the Humans and her 12 year old daughter Samantha fighting to survive and reunite with her mother as she attempts to escape and kill every Alien she can.
As the story unfolds and tensions and the risks increase we begin to see their is a lot more to this being a simple invasion as behaviours show that their seems to be more to what they want from humanity.
This is 3 books rolled into 1 audio and a great chance to catch up in 1 go and fully experience the excellent skills of our narrator Alyson Johnson. As the 2 main lead characters are female she does a great job showing a mature gruff marine and a tough young girl well.
The make characters are also done quite well although i have seen some manage a little better.
Overall if your a fan of space opera, Alien invasions or even battles with a touch of mystery then you will find a gem hidden within this audio. Justin Sloan has a great career and his sojurn into space and alien warfare has also produced lots more series to complement this one. Ideal for those who want to explore more of a particular universe.
I was gifted this audio and as such is based on my honest opinion and i have chosen to give a review.
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