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    Dark Intelligence | Neal Asher

    Dark Intelligence

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Jonathan Yen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (346)
    Performance
    (321)
    Story
    (325)

    One man will transcend death to seek vengeance. One woman will transform herself to gain power. And no one will emerge unscathed... Thorvald Spear wakes in a hospital to find he's been brought back from the dead. What's more, he died in a human vs. alien war that ended a century ago.

    Lots of space battles, violent aliens, bloody AIs

    Neal Asher and his Polity series has been floating around for a while, but I had read mixed reviews and was never overly interested. However, the firs..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 09 2016 by David (Halethorpe, MD, United States)
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    War Factory | Neal Asher

    War Factory

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Jonathan Yen
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (132)
    Performance
    (126)
    Story
    (127)

    Thorvald Spear, resurrected from his death over 100 years earlier, continues to hunt Penny Royal, the rogue AI and dangerous war criminal on the run from Polity forces. Beyond the Graveyard, a lawless and deadly area in deep space, Spear follows the trail of several enemy Prador, the crab-like alien species with a violent history of conflict with humanity. Sverl, a Prador genetically modified by Penny Royal and slowly becoming human, pursues Cvorn, a Prador harboring deep hatred for the Polity.

    Sadly, Neal Asher has jumped the shark

    The people in Asher's book used to have some ability to influence the events around them. I'm not entirely sure when that changed, but at this point ..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 24 2016 by Andrew Pollack (Cumberland, Maine USA)