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  • Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Vol. 1
  • By: Yoshiki Tanaka, Daniel Huddleston - translator
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 301

"The Golden Brat", Reinhard von Lohengramm, a military prodigy and admiral of the Galactic Empire, has ambitions beyond protecting the borders or even defeating the empire's enemies. He seeks to overthrow the old order and become a truly absolute - yet benevolent - dictator. His rival, the humble Yang Wen-li of the Free Planets Alliance, wishes to preserve democracy even if he must sacrifice his political ideals to defeat the empire.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This Space Epic should be loved by all!

  • By BreadlyToastin on 08-09-17

Legend of The Galactic Heroes Finally Translated!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-26-16

The first book of Tanaka's space epic did not disappoint. The translation and narration were superb. I really have been waiting over a decade for these novels to be translated into English and it was so worth the wait. Bring on book two!

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