A real struggle to get through. Save your money/credits. Goodkind has milked the Sword of Truth universe dry and is just going through the motions. Th..Show More »e plot is paper-thin, the dialogue is plodding and agonizingly repetitive, the characters (which had been compelling early in the series) are 2dimensional.
Tsoutsouvas is a good narrator, but he's got nothing to work with here.
Terry Goodkind is very good with his story line, he just tends to ramble so much it gets boring. It is like he has an idea, then because he doesn't r..Show More »eally know what he wants to say, he just keeps repeating what he said in different ways until it feels like he is treating the reader as if they are incapable of understanding what he is saying. (I actually start to feel insulted at times.) An example is the section about the soulless and half-souled people. I think he could have written the section with Samantha in at least half as much space and not bothered to repeat everything again to Ester. It wasn't that difficult to figure out what was going on.
I like the story and I like Sam Tsoutsouvas's narration; however, I would recommend reading this book rather than listening because at least then you can quick read the rambling sections.