Audible fan!...Why didn't I discover audiobooks sooner? I would rather listen than watch.
This book is nowhere near the top of the audiobooks I've listened to. It's not even near the top of Sci-Fi books I've listened to. Does that mean I wouldn't recommend it? Not even. Ben Bova is a capable story teller even if his character development is weak.
I'm not a sap or anything but I liked the love story in this book. I too would travel through space and time to seek out my one true love.
The end of course. But I wont spoil it for you.
meh... not really
I could listen to Stefan Rudnicki read the back of a cereal box. His voice is wonderful. He may not have too many different character voices in his repertoire but it doesn't matter. I wish I had his voice.
My second time through this book. It held up as well as the first time. To the readers who think most fantasy and sci-fi book are just to much into all the geek speak, and tech, this is a fine choice. It is a love story with a twist. And yes, it does fall into it's assigned genre. Great performance, and a fine listen.
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The listen was decent, but not a great story. I do not agree with some of the other reviews about this being a masterpiece. It is an OK listen, but very predictable. The book is broken into several different stories about the main guy reverse time traveling. No big surprise along the way. Each story is about the same but there are slightly different details since they are in different time periods.
Don't want to give away much of the story, but it is pretty simple. The narrator did an OK job.
I rarely listen to audiobooks twice, so no.
At the end of the Mogolian timeline, where Orion had to complete his mission. Don't want to say more about it, because it would be a spoiler.
He gave Orion a different feel, than what I probably would have given him, if I read it myself, and I think this form probably were the better one.
In the last part of the book, the truth behind the purpose of Orion's mission, and the truth about the enemy's "identity" is revealed, which turns out to be a sad one, making you pity the enemy, and Orion.
Ben Bova has an eye for detail to say the least! He is able to intertwine his beautifully told fiction with milestones in our history on earth.
I've only listen to Stefan on the other books in the Orion series. Great voice and performance
Great read.. great series!
Former Marine. Long time aviator. CEO/Business owner. Voracious reader.
Read Orion years ago. Like everything Ben Bova creates it was great.
The combination of a great work and the great narration by Stefan Rudniki makes for awesome entertainment. Will definitely listen to the other works in the series.
Wonderful, Imaginative, Good
The time travel, and the descriptions of the different time periods.
Mr Rudnicki is just one of the best, if not the best. He has great range and fantastic delivery.
Ah, It was a god story, though no extreme reactions.
Ben Bova is really good writer.
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It took me a chapter or two to get into Rudnicki's style, but once I got the hang of it I really started to like it.
The book, as a beginning of a series, has good points and bad points. Some of the action is great, some of the philosophical meanderings of the "gods" not so much. I'd probably have a go at the second book in the series, but I have almost a dozen other audio books lined up before it.
Very good story...great narration! I don't know if I can make it through the entire series...but would recomend this as a great stand alone novel.