Dire Earth Cycle
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  • 1
    The Darwin Elevator | Jason M. Hough

    The Darwin Elevator

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Jason M. Hough
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (143)
    Performance
    (126)
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    In the mid-23rd century, Darwin, Australia, stands as the last human city on Earth. The world has succumbed to an alien plague, with most of the population transformed into mindless, savage creatures. The planet's refugees flock to Darwin, where a space elevator - created by the architects of this apocalypse, the Builders - emits a plague-suppressing aura. Skyler Luiken has a rare immunity to the plague. Backed by a crew of fellow "immunes", he leads missions into the dangerous wasteland beyond the aura's edge to find the resources Darwin needs to stave off collapse.

    Unique perspective on alien contact

    Author Jason Hough has produced a rather unique perspective on alien contact. In this case, an automated alien vessel has entered Earth's orbit and co..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 03 2013 by Michael G. Kurilla (ROCKVILLE, MD, United States)
  • 2
    The Exodus Towers: The Dire Earth Cycle: Two | Jason M. Hough

    The Exodus Towers: The Dire Earth Cycle: Two

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Jason M. Hough
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (84)
    Performance
    (78)
    Story
    (78)

    The sudden appearance of a second space elevator in Brazil only deepens the mystery about the aliens who provided it: the Builders. Scavenger crew captain Skyler Luiken and brilliant scientist Dr. Tania Sharma have formed a colony around the new Elevator's base, utilizing mobile towers to protect humans from the Builders' plague. But they are soon under attack from a roving band of plague-immune soldiers. Cut off from the colony, Skyler must wage a one-man war against the new threat as well as murderous subhumans and thugs from Darwin.

    Picks up where part 1 left off

    The Dire Earth Cycle, Part 2: The Exodus Towers picks up without missing a beat from part 1. The story continues with the establishment of an alternat..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 20 2013 by Michael G. Kurilla (ROCKVILLE, MD, United States)
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    The Plague Forge: The Dire Earth Cycle: Three | Jason M. Hough

    The Plague Forge: The Dire Earth Cycle: Three

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Jason M. Hough
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (68)
    Performance
    (59)
    Story
    (61)

    The Plague Forge delivers an unbeatable combination of knockout action and kick-ass characters as the secrets to the ultimate alien mystery from The Darwin Elevator and The Exodus Towers are about to be unraveled.

    Humans = Resilient as Hell + 1st Contact = :)

    I'm reviewing the entire trilogy because I have been able to read the 2nd book 'The Exodus Towers' along with this book all within a 2 month period of..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 27 2013 by G.Monie (Queens, NY, United States)