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Mass Effect: Revelation

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Every advanced society in the galaxy relies on the technology of the Protheans, an ancient species that vanished 50,000 years ago. After discovering a cache of Prothean technology on Mars in 2148, humanity is spreading to the stars---the newest interstellar species, struggling to carve out its place in the greater galactic community.

On the edge of colonized space, ship commander and Alliance war hero David Anderson investigates the remains of a top secret military research station---smoking ruins littered with bodies and unanswered questions. Who attacked this post, and for what purpose? And where is Kahlee Sanders, the young scientist who mysteriously vanished from the base hours before her colleagues were slaughtered?

Sanders is now the prime suspect, but finding her creates more problems for Anderson than it solves. Partnered with a rogue alien agent he can't trust, and pursued by an assassin he can't escape, Anderson battles impossible odds on uncharted worlds to uncover a sinister conspiracy...one he won't live to tell about. Or so the enemy thinks.

©2007 BioWare Corp.; (P)2008 Tantor

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    Some Dude 09-01-11
    Some Dude 09-01-11
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    "Enhances the enjoyment of the games substantially"

    This book exposes a lot of back story for Saren and Anderson. It make great strides in making the video games feel weighty. Saren's fall into madness in Mass Effect 1 means much more now that you know what he was like before he discovered Sovereign. The book also humanized Anderson, and that makes him even more likable.

    As far as the narrator goes, he is pretty damn great. His female voices are surprisingly good.

    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
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    Michael G Kurilla ROCKVILLE, MD, United States 03-06-11
    Michael G Kurilla ROCKVILLE, MD, United States 03-06-11 Member Since 2016
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    "Barely qualifies as an appetizer"

    Overall, the writing, plot, and reading is well done. The basis for the average rating lies in the paucity of the entire story. The length appears to be about half of what should have beena more compelling storyline line. The macguffin, a rumored novel alien artifact is only tangenetially mentioned, especially at the end where it appears to set up (hopefully) a second installment. The characters are interesting and the action is engaging, but the ending just seems like it comes way too early and with many unanswered questions and without adequate resolution of part 1. If the next two installments complete the story arc, then perhaps the bite sized intro will be worth it, but as far as trilogies go, this one has started lite.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    danny 08-29-16
    danny 08-29-16
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    "Probably for Mass Effect fans only"

    This book started kind of slow and then grew into something pretty decent. It felt like Saren's character was over done though. The voice actor did well. Too bad they couldn't have gotten the voice actors from the games to do it though.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Daniel Figueroa 05-20-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Pre-qual to the events from the first mass effect"

    I must say I have played all the mass effect games and this story was simply amazing, this story surrounds around how Sovereign was first discovered the events leading to why Anderson wasn't inducted to the specters and how sarin was able to get a hold of the reaper. I would more then recommend this book to any fan of the mass effect series, checking out the next book after this review without a doubt.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    william 11-04-10
    william 11-04-10
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    "Excellent"

    As a fan of the video games this book was a real treat. It fills in the story behind Anderson`s attempt at joining the Specters which is briefly mentioned in the first game. I had always wondered what really happened between Anderson and Saren and this story explains it fantastically.

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    H. Miller 10-21-16
    H. Miller 10-21-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I so wanted to enjoy this audio book."

    As the title of this review suggests. I really wanted to enjoy this audio book. I am a fan of the games and the back story intrigued me.

    What I couldn't get past was the droning voice of the narrator. While technically a decent job in voiceover work. Ultimately was draining and emotionless. It was like listening to a professor drone on about ancient history. Interesting, but put you right to sleep.

    In the end, that's exactly what I used this audio book to do. Fall asleep when I was restless.

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    Khidhar Brooks 08-18-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Very interesting backstory for Saren and Anderson."

    This was a fantastic setup to the first game in the series. The characters, the action, and of course the intense plot all had a profound charm! Highly recommend.

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    Bryan Sherburn 08-11-16 Member Since 2012
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    "Good Lore for Fans of the Series"
    Would you listen to Mass Effect again? Why?

    Eh. Probably not. It's a good story but not overly complex or surprising


    Did David Colacci do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Yeah, Most of the Characters are different enough in personality that even Drew Karpyshyn has a tough time messing them up.


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    Cor 07-30-16
    Cor 07-30-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great for sci-fi fans"

    The story kept you wanting to know what happened next. I felt like I was in the universe of mass effect itself. Characters are interesting and fleshed out and the ending gave me Goosebumps. I only wished i was more invested in the characters but I would definitely recommend it.

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    Thomas Barker 04-14-16
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    "super awesome"

    this was a great mass effect prequel story. an mass effect fan will love it.

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