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Publisher's Summary

Zeke is a homeless guy with an exotic metal plate in his head, living rough in a backstreet. Zirkos is an alien who needs the plate to rebuild his ship's AI. Zirkos should just take the plate and go, but instead finds a way of achieving his own ends without harming Zeke. His actions kickstart a chain of events that will dramatically change the course of Earth's future. The Nubl are an artificial space-faring race with a 'hive' intellect who abhor biological sentience. They will eradicate humanity with extreme prejudice. Together Zeke and Zirkos have to find a way of preparing the planet Earth for their arrival and discover a way to defeat them. No easy task especially with their own homegrown megolomaniac attempting to overthrow everything they have already achieved.
©2014 Tobias Roote (P)2014 Roote Publishing Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By DocJim on 04-21-14

This is an optimistic look at the future, but ...

bad things are coming.

It is the first book in the series. Without the series finished, it can be frustrating to read the book and then have to wait "who knows how long?" for the series to be finished. The characters and the created near-term earth world were well done.

I guess I will have to wait for the next book in the series.

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4 of 4 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Natalie on 07-11-14

Enjoyable Listen and Read

Enjoyed the book a lot. The author does a great job showing how and alien machine and AI might work. He creates a great alliance between man and machine. Thought the voice acting on this one was great. Very enjoyable.

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3 out of 5 stars
By DENNIS on 01-26-18

disappointing

A GOOD IDEA SPOILT BY THE STORY DRIFTING INTO THE USUAL BATTLE FOR POWER AND MONEY BY THE HUMANS IN GOVERNMENT.NARRATION AVERAGE AND A LITTLE FLAT.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Voyager on 04-17-17

Sorry, Really bad regional accent ruins it

The write up made this an audio book to try so I did so. Really bad regional accent does this story no justice.
The writing leaves something to be desired even though I only got 10 minutes in before I had to stop listening, I could not continue listening to the voice.

Probably a good story on Kindle which I also got so might try reading instead.

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