The great depth to characters and story board. Nice universe they create here.
DUNE is definitely has a slight infulnace with the hierarchy and political sides. But well done and totally new. Nice concepts and story telling.
Yes, he is a good story teller, better than most.
no, I understand this questions intent. NO ABRIDGED BOOKS! Since fiction reads want all the authors details as he or she has laid them out. ONLY MAKE UNABRIDGED AUDIO BOOKS FOR SY-FI! thanks you, ill only purchase unabridged.
I have gotten spoiled with the STAR WARS line of books that has edited music and noise. All si-fi books should have edited sound effects.
The characters are great. Each have very different personalities and motives and the complements and contradictions are fun.
Scott Brick is always OUTSTANDING.
I truly didn't want to stop listening.
This is a great long listening experience. It has multiple characters with interesting story lines that never feel like something you need to suffer through to get back to the main story.
First, you have to purchase both books at the same time because they must be listened to one after the other. Second, make sure you have about 35 hours of time you are not doing anything else. I found the story and the reading to be addicting. The characterizations are intense, the plot lines are complexly interwoven, and there are a lot of them, and the reading is superb. It's pretty obvious from the ending of the second book that more is to come and there are still unresolved plot lines. However, the second book does leave you in a satisfied place. One of the better listens since Ringo's Troy series. I strongly recommend this one.
Many twists and turns just what you would expect from Herbert and Anderson
fantastic as usual
Benhur in Space.... Red October ..as you know kinda what needs to be done just no way to tell how there going to play things out. Always a new twist as we learn the new worlds and their ways.
I always like hearing Scott as his clear and concise voice are wonderful to listen to on long stretches.
A new dimension has opened for your race. Do you close it or embrace it?
What a wonderful tail, bravo ya’ll theirs something new around the corner and you won’t want to put this one down. Get it.. sit back.. enjoy for hours the tails told in this first installment.
Hellhole is a wonderful character driven story that strives to match the imagination of Frank Herbert's Dune series. It many ways it succeeds but it is hampered by the intention to make a Hellhole trilogy with a cliffhanger steeper than any other I've seen in literature. If you're not expecting it you can easily feel cheated but taking the events of this first book as a vignet into a larger, continuous universe you can still come away with an appreciation for Hellhole. It's still a very rich novel and one that has been better contrstructed than some other collaborations between Anderson and the younger Herbert. Enjoy, but do keep in mind what you're getting into.
This started out to be a great story and then it just ended . I guess they just want to sell more books.
I enjoyed the story, but I hate it when the story ends with so many loose ends! I did not realize this was first of a series, but it was only published this year. Still, it would have been nice to know that this was the first installment. Being a long-time & devoted sci-fi/fantasy fan, I've got several story lines in progress & will be fine until the authors publish the next installment of the story. I like Scott Brick as well. Will probably watch for & get the next part, but will have to listen to the first part again to catch up.
The book is cut short so abruptly, I kept checking my iPhone audible application to check if there was something wrong. The book could have rewarded listeners with (at least) an end chapter full of action. Is that too much to ask?