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Much better narration.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-04-19

I have read all of this series several years back. The story from here becomes epic. Threads and themes come together and you will really appreciate the depth of Terry Goodkind.
The narration of this book is much better than the last.

Narration Awful

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-24-19

The series is great in print. However, the voice behind this book of the series is without a doubt 100% awful. Alexa could tell it better.

Fantasy mystery seller

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-10-19

I read the this series with frustration sometimes. The amount of first person introspective seemed endless and overkill. At times it seemed to be fluff. What I mean by that is that it was just filler. More content.
There were many simplistic approaches on common dungeon themes and then some pretty complex emotional content.
All the inner dialogue that went into the main character did go a long way to shaping and identifying him. Some of it however was dross and almost made me grow tired of listening.
With that said, the story built many complex threads and I am fairly disappointed. Instead of resolving any of the complex conflicts, more and more were created. More and more mystery. A common theme that ends up killing a story for me. More and more I see it used. Redundant mysteries. The answer is there but the character cannot embrace it because of inner emotional issues? The character looks for shortcuts to power, but never investigates a legendary artifact until the end? So many redundant mysteries. If you create a good story, a nice world fabric, a rich and detailed main character, familial themes, multiple storyline threads BUT then fail to deliver?
So, I must, in the end say that it isn't worth buying the books here. You feel suckered in the end. The effort doesn't pay off and it seems underhanded. I am tired of the ploy. So, I do not suggest this author if you want a cumulative crescendo, and ending. A story fulfillment. There is none here. Just selling fantasy mystery. Nothing new.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Great 3 book series

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-26-19

Very good series. Quickly comes together. Creates a fabric and leaves so much room for more while giving you an ending.
Very Happy with every Wight series.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Sold Wight fan

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-24-19

Wight delivers. Period. You will not be waiting forever for the revealing of secrets. You will not be left hanging for a story that will never be completed. (i.e. Martin, Rothfuss etc.) I highly recommend reading every one of his series if you are a fan of this genre.

I bought this?

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-19-19

The only credit I can give Mr. Rothfuss is honesty. He was honest in the beginning and honest at the end. There is an unspoken truth laying there in the spaces of this story that isn't a story. Mr. Rothfuss is probably lazy now. He has lost his drive. His drive now is fed by the attention and clutter. And this scrap he sent is really just a rambling that he would like to call work.

Whether the author knows it or not, he has went the way of Mr. Martin. Has he completely sold his soul too? Is he so caught up in being noticed that he has forgotten himself?

The story is a fluffed up character development. A love affair of an author with his own character. It was the author's own enchantment with the character he created that drove this story, which isn't really a story. Call it a glimpse. Call it a few days of Auri and the under thing.

Auri is still a mystery. A few drops more in her cup of secrets. And at the end, it is as it has been. The author just hints at secrets. He seems to hope to build a desire for you to chase his secrets.
Creating an air of secrets upon secrets. Mystery.

I doubt very seriously I will ever read anything that Patrick Rothfuss writes again.

Let the story go on!!!!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-19

Just when you think that you have a character and story in your grasp, it is expanded infinitely and new vistas appear.
I have read several fantasy stories and this one ranks up there with the best of them.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

Incredibly good

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-19

This is the start of an incredible and memorable character in Fantasy writing. A Richard Rahl, A Rand Al'thor, A Drizzt D'urden, An Anomander Rake,
If you enjoyed any of these you will without question start here and continue on thru all of the available titles for this series by Kel Kade.
Nick Podehl was and is one of the best narrators I have come across in my audiobook reads.