I started this series with trepidation. The heartland/corn/poverty theme didn't appeal to me whatsoever. But then, the writing. Wendig's use of descri..Show More »ptive language is mesmerizing. I truly enjoyed every moment and couldn't stop listening. I highlighted several passages for my 14 and 16 year olds to read as perfect examples of what their English teachers mean when they note, "needs more descriptive language" on their papers. This is the most vividly drawn story I've listened to. Ever.