Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman do a wonderful job in this series at leaving you wanting more. They have mastered the elements of their expertise to craft one of the best narratives in the Dragonlace setting with the Legends books and this book is no different.
My only complaint is pronunciations the narrator used for very common fantasy names. Especially the dwarven names. The pronunciation of Regar in particular struck my ire. I am used to hearing this name pronounced RAY-gar as opposed to the narrator's reh-GAR, but it is a rather minor complaint given the narrator is, overall, heads and tails over his compatriot fantasy narrators.
The narration was wonderful! The pacing made the story riveting, but not hurried. I especially loved the differences in pacing between different characters. It lended a sense of separation between character personalities that would not have been there with variance in voice alone.
Absolutely! In fact, be warned that you will most likely avoid tasks that will not allow you to continue reading. There are very few points in this book where you will feel like you can stop for a few minutes. When you do make a break, you will be thinking of when you can return to the book.
Star Opera Western
Not so much a book, but the feel is very much like the Firefly series in that most of the worlds are developing with a few at the very center being the major industrial warehouses.
I love John Lee. I hate this publisher, Tantor Audio. The previous publication audible made available was excellent, but Tantor has ruined this book. It sounds as if they recorded it on a laptop microphone and the free audio editing software that came with the laptop. John Lee, you should demand Tantor pay to have you redo this book. It is an insult to your talent.
On a side note, the version audible will not sell in the US for some reason, by Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd, is also excellent. Log out and search for Pandora's Star. The three-minute section of the Tantor production is as good as that production ever gets and the difference between it and Macmillan's production is night and day.
Audible! What the heck are you doing!?! I loved this book before it became unlistenable.
The narrator randomly changes tempo and inflection between words. The voices are a little better than the story, but the Shatner-esque style of this narrator burns through even during his heaviest intonations.
Michael Kramer would have been excellent.
Disappointment. This narrator makes it very hard to concentrate on the story.
Brandon Sanderson's ability to come up with new ideas continually surprises.
Umm... Yes? He's playing a man with multiple personalities so...
Yes. It's only about two hours long. Who wouldn't?
Held in a distant third to the century trilogy and the hunger games trilogy by the performers alone. Michael Kramer gets better as the series goes on, but for this book, he takes on a mocking tone everytime he reads a part from one of the main characters. It is meant to be a representation of the boy's young ages, but just comes if as grating.
I truly wish Michael Kramer would stop trying that "boy voice". His other voices are fine, but that one is truly annoying to listen to like someone trying to fake a lisp while reading.
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