His personal knowledge of Delta Force.
I enjoyed the book very much. I would much rather hear about it from someone that lived it than someone that just watched and then wrote about it. If I wanted a documentary, I'd watch the History Chanel.
The storyline was Harry Dresden, the characters were all what they should have been, and yes, it was a given that Harry would not escape the Winter queens hold on him. But with all that I can say good about the book, it wasn't Harry Dresden. It wasn't Karen Murphy. It wasn't Molly Carpenter. Why? Because you changed the narrator. Why go for 13 books with Marsters creating all these personas in our minds and thens on the last book, nobody sounds like themselves. It was very distracting from the book. By the way, I hope that the series will continue for at least another couple of books with Harry as the Winter Knight. Possibly even tricking Mab into releasing him from being the Winter Knight. He's crossed wits with the Shee more than once and came out on top.
Christopher Paolini is extremely articulate in his books. I never thought that he went overboard with his descriptions. Nor did he follow the standards for story writing, you know, as in boy defeats evil wizard and gets girl. Because of his original thinking, his entire series of four books deserves some of the highest praise that can be attributed to a Fantasy author. His books rank right up there with Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter. Now if they could just do the movies correctly.
While the story and plotline were somewhat good, the narrator was breathing into the mike too much. It made me think that he wanted to be done with the book, that he was getting bored. The use of breathing can be used to punctuate the narration, but his was at times when the breathing did not fit the story line. The use of his magik was good and some was even original. All in all, the plot was descent. I might even listen to a second book, especially if someone different is narrating.
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