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  • Sten: Vortex: Sten Series, Book 7

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Allan Cole, Chris Bunch
    • Narrated By John Hough
    Overall
    (39)
    Performance
    (31)
    Story
    (33)

    The Eternal Emperor was back and ready to save his Empire from collapse. Only Sten guessed that something was rotten at the core. The Empire is in chaos. The once-great Imperial Navy has been shattered in battle and lies burning in space, riven by a civil war that threatens to engulf humanity’s future. For the revered Eternal Emperor is not the man his subjects thought him to be—and may not even be human at all.

    Pakmule says: "Where is book 5 and 6?"
    "Good Book, Terrible Narrator"
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    Would you listen to Sten: Vortex again? Why?

    I don't think I could stand to listen to this book again. After the first 6 books were narrated by the terrific Jerry Sciarrio, John Hough was horrible for the seventh book in the series. It's like he doesn't. Understand. How to. Read a. Sentence. I wanted to finish the story, but it was very difficult with this narrator.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Good penultimate chapter of an enjoyable series. It is too bad we probably won't get the last book in the series.


    What didn’t you like about John Hough’s performance?

    His terrible. Cadence. And. Stilted. Way of. Reading. And. His mispronounced. Words. Just. Terrible.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, far too long for one sitting.


    Any additional comments?

    There is one more book in the Sten series, Book 8 - Empire's End, but don't think I could stand to listen to it if it was read by John Hough. Bring back Jerry Sciarrio, please!

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