Outer Bounds
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UNABRIDGED
(4.2 based on 391 ratings)
  • 1
    Fortune's Rising: Outer Bounds, Book 1 | Sara King

    Fortune's Rising: Outer Bounds, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Sara King
    • Narrated By Allyson Johnson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (324)
    Performance
    (305)
    Story
    (303)

    Under the supertech Coalition government, Fortune's colonists are enslaved to harvest the highly valuable brain-enhancing drug Yolk, often losing their sanity and lives in the process. The population is dying off, and the planet is becoming a police state whose only purpose is to harvest Yolk.

    Too Much

    I've read a couple of Sara King's books now and what readers can expect is: a LOT of pages, violence, heavy torture, everyman characters who have hear..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 27 2015 by Joki (Helsinki)
  • 2
    Fortune's Folly: Outer Bounds, Book 2 | Sara King

    Fortune's Folly: Outer Bounds, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Sara King
    • Narrated By Allyson Johnson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (67)
    Performance
    (64)
    Story
    (63)

    Humanity, in its struggle to escape its own planet's demise, began sending colony ships from Earth almost 700 years ago in the desperate hope a handful would find someplace habitable for human life and be able to continue our species. Only one ship survived. It survived only because it found a vast swath of alien planets, all terraformed, all utterly abandoned. Alien megastructures cold and lifeless.

    An amazing story and an amazing performance!

    Sara King's masterful construction of this modern space opera is both deeply personal and vastly expansive. My only criticism is why can't there be mo..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 14 2016 by John J. Salyer (C-bizzle O-rizzle)