Edgewater, FL, United States | Member Since 2011
I had previously read someone's review about how good this book is. I second everything. I've listened to it at least 3 times and I hear something new every time. I still think "Devil May Cry" is my absolute favorite of the Dark Hunter series but this one is a close second. And this is tough, as I have liked most of the Dark Hunter novels.
I thoroughly agree that adding icing to the story is Acheron's conversation with Nick. While not totally necessary to this story, it is certainly a great conversation and I would not have missed it.
This is one of the best that OS Card has written I liked Enger's Game but after that the books got more and more weird. The Gate Series is good but still in development.
This one is pure fairy tale but mixing "real" life with fairy tales. I think the narrator underplays it a bit, but overall, I think the performance is good. The story line is good, paced well and really invested me in the characters. I've listened to this one at least 4 times and it doesn't get old.
Listening to someone else's performance of this very enjoyable book. I first read this book in my teens when it first came out. As a then teenager (over 40 years ago), I thought Heinlein was being facetious as far as slavery is concerned. I didn't think it could possibly still be a reality in this modern age. Lloyd James brings this story alive for me in a way I didn't think was possible as I had a very strong idea of how the characters should sound.
There were so many. One of the most definitive was when Thorby is talking to Dr. Mader and she discusses the need for customs and how they work to help people live together. The next memorable moment was hearing the Colonel talk about new frontiers and slavery. As I have worked in public health for many years now, I know that slavery is not dead and that there are still people who think it is their right to own others.
Don't think so.
When Thorby asks Mother Shaum if Baslim is really dead.
As I said above, I read this book many years ago. Except for the someone dated notion of how big computers have to be, this book very definately stands the test of time.
Yes, but only because I can listen and do other things.
Good action, intricate plot.
Able to keep interest up even during expositions.
I had previously read all of the books in the Rogue Warrior series. Really happy when I discovered that audible had them in this format.
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