Finally a voice that captures the characters of Dragon Lance. I much prefer male narrators trying their hand at female voices than female characters t..Show More »rying to attempt male voices. Josh's voicing of the dragons may be a love it or hate it for most folks. personally, I like it. Some may think it is over-acted. But it reminds me of the voicing of Takhisis from the old Dungeons & Dragons cartoons from the 80s.
My only complaint, again, is the Kender voicing. Why is it so difficult to capture the essence of a Kender? While not as horrible and unforgivanle as the voicing performed on the Lost Chronicles audio books, I never in my wild imagination thought of Kender's as having a Southern redneck dialect. I can't fathom how so many voice actors have missed the mark on the fearless, child-like wonderment and excitement that a kender possesses. Every experience for them is new, exciting and full of adventure and mystery. How a slow, southern accent was chosen here instead of that of an excited child-like exhuberance is beyond me. Like I said, not as bad as the others. But it cost the audio book it's 5th star
The first two books were okay - thinking well the didn't really get much done in the first two books other than grab a bunch of magical items and lose..Show More » them. No enemies were really defeated. But I thought at least the last book will tie everything up. But no - at the end nothing changed - the Heros had no chance at actually doing anything and basically just made the dragons angry - then the heros walk away at the end giving themselves a pat on the back like they won - I don't know which books will actually solve things one way or the other but you can skip these 3 and go to those books instead.