Here is Old Man's War author John Scalzi's sendup of the heroic fantasy genre, now a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Short Story.
©2012 John Scalzi (P)2012 Macmillan Audio
Professional librarian type, amateur historian.
I really like John Scalzi's books, so I got this one. Is it worth $4 or a credit? For 21 minutes, no. I may as well have sought out the text and read it. The narration is good and the story, what little of it that was there, was a fun listen and I wanted more. There is a good wanting more and there is a bad wanting more, this is the bad wanting more, because there isn't.
54 years old, blue collar worker, I like imported beer, when it is not hay fever season. Favorite authors; Card, King, Hobb, Koontz, Clarke, Iggulden, Silverberg, Michener, Krakauer
I guess the book for this prologue has not been published yet. It was great and I really want to read the series now. It was very intelligent, lots of funny parts and fun.
I fail to see though how it is considered a short story. There really didn't seem to be much of a plot, yet it is up for a Hugo?
I got this for free, so I have no complaints, but I can not see why you would spend money on it, since it is really not a complete story.
It looks like Sclazi is going to Master the Fantasy market as well as he has mastered the Science Fiction Market.
Narrator and production are excellent.
As much as I love John Sclazi, I would say what till the book comes out, surely this will be part of the book.
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