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Publisher's Summary

Contains Books 1 and 2 of the Ascension Gate series.

A gateway to the stars. A colonization mission gone wrong.

The Marines hold the fate of our universe in their hands.

It was supposed to be a peaceful exploration, Earth's first step in expanding to the stars. But, no plan survives first contact. Thrown into a battle for survival against the deadliest threats imaginable, the Marines must contend with ice and desert planets with mysterious creatures, along with a history of turmoil that threatens to spill over to Earth if not checked.

Meanwhile, a genetically-engineered threat rises on Earth - one that holds the secret to this intergalactic war.

Will our heroes in space survive long enough to make a difference? Can Earth's forces solve the mystery and put the pieces together in time?

They damn well better hurry, or an ancient, long-forgotten enemy will gain an unassailable foothold in their control of the universe and all within.

©2018 Justin Sloan (P)2020 Podium Audio

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extremely enjoyable

I'm very picky about books. The littlest detail can toss a book off course for me. This book has been great and reminds me a lot of the show Stargate which I loved.
keep up the great work

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Great book

I was hooked right away. Great mix of sci-fi and fantasy. I am a loyal audible listener and cannot wait for the next group of books. Well worth the credit!!!!

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Outstanding

The books were all the things I look for in this genre, engrossing, story lines, well narrated and leaving me wanting the story to continue. Well done by all.

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Couldn't Get Through It

Too many fantasy elements shoe-horned into one story with so-so characters and subpar plot.

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A solid No

I'm glad that this book was free and that I didn't use credits I read the reviews and tried to give it a shot anyway. At chapter 5 I still didn't know what i was listening to. I don't know I just got finished listening to all of Nathan Lowell's And maybe I'm jaded because those were great and I expected to find something to fall behind it But this is a no all around no solid story line that you can follow . No Solid character personalities Just a solid no.

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had to double check tags

went back and double checked tags for "adult" didn't see any.

am 3 hours in and extremely disappointed.

EVERY character and side character is a horn dog who will sleep with first come first serve.

and everyone is the same personality, seriously if they did not use names you would not know who is who...

if author/Amazon reads this please put "adult" tags on stories like this, is like 80% talking about who wants to screw who and 20% sci Fi...

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Make up your mind!

Holy cow this book can't decide what it is. hated it and it never got better. if you hate yourself give it a listen.

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wtf?!

lazy writing, can't pick a lane and stick with it went from a sci fi then u get vampires, space dragon shape shifters, magic, deus ex machina, magic armor and giant wyrms. wouldn't be surprised if they bring out elfs and dwarfs later in it but not going to wait that long for this crap

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Gave it 60min of listen. It's no good.

1 dimensional chapters. It sounds like it's part of an ongoing series but there's no indication of that in the title details.
It feels like a rejected script for a network show.
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Only if it’s free.

This author won’t seem to conclude a story in a single book, they won’t stand alone and you HAVE to buy the next book to get any decent conclusion to the book you just spent 8 hours listening to. Kind of a weak “screw you, buy my next book” from the author. I have no intention of continuing this convoluted run-on story.

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  • 08-03-22

just leave it

just a mess of a book really. all over the place action and just the worse space marines I've ever heard off. they forget their guns and trip to death.... and the story oh man , I've never turned a sleep timer off early as I didn't want to even try and listen to this garbage

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  • 08-03-22

ok but not good

if you have low expectations and like liniear characters, then this is your bag!
performance was good enough to keep me listening.

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  • Derek
  • 06-03-22

Fantastic

The more that i listened to the more i enjoyed it, my highest complements to both the Author and narator.