I cannot say for certain, as I do not have the print version, but the narrator was wonderful.
I liked his impression of the Empire's forces the most, but he did all of the characters to a t. Although I had not imagined Leia speaking in the way that the book writes her, although that could be because of her pregnancy.
I would say so.
Definitely worth a credit, but I do not believe that I could have afforded $33 for a little Star Wars.
I would say that it ranks on the upper tier of my favorites.
Who else? Stephanie
She did an impressive job of imitating a young girl.
No, not cry, but occasionally it made me laugh or listen intently to a specific part. One interesting thing about audiobooks- there's no stopping them. So when a moving part comes along, you just have to listen carefully.
Definitely worth it, since I wanted to get a start in the Honorverse where it all began, and this book fulfilled that.
I knew right from the start (based on the reviews) that this listen would not be as well-done as the rest of the series, and the reviews proved to be correct. I wouldn't say that this was a bad listen, because I am a die-hard fan of Jack's series and I am willing to put up with a lemon. I listened because this book focuses on the Syndicate Worlds, a part of the universe that I wanted to learn more about. Jack fulfilled in that regard. But the narrator sometimes ran different characters together, which proved occasionally confusing and annoying. He was not the best narrator for Jack's style of writing. Was my time well-spent? I would say yes and no. Yes because I am curious about the Syndicate way of doing things, no because Jack let me down this time around. Like the reviewers have said, this book was just not the same as the rest of the series. Where Dauntless was riveting and well-paced, this was dull. Where I was rooting for Geary when he went into a battle and moved by his marriage, this was like watching paint dry. And I hate watching paint dry.
That's the thing- it doesn't compare.
I understand his difficulty but I paid for this book. Sometimes when I read one of Jack's books, I myself got confused and had to backtrack to find out which character was speaking. I can only guess that that was Marc's difficulty, also. Maybe someone else should narrate next time.
I have said what needed to be said. Maybe better luck next time, Jack.
I really liked the way the author handles the main character and his condition. It flowed really well, and, despite the regrettable shortness of the story, had a fantastic ending. All-around perfection.
This particular book was like none other
I actually liked the beginning and the ending, those were the most memorable.
You can't put a price on perfection, oddly enough, this was free.
I would, with some reserve, recommend this book to only friend that I know would accept the implausibility of the story.
I kinda saw the ending coming, once I put the pieces together.
His voice adds some reality to the story that kept me listening.
Maybe, but nothing really notable.
Some moments the book really stretches that line between plausibility and absurdity in the core of the story, however, in the end, I do not regret my time invested in the book. It is far from perfect, but despite all of that I do not regret the use of my credit or the time spent, which is a rare achievement for a critical person like me.
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