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Awakening

The Black Knight, Book 1
Narrated by: Christian J. Gililand
Series: The Black Knight, Book 1
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
4 out of 5 stars (8 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

War. Betrayal. A rare man committed to his oath.

The world was destroyed nearly a millennium ago, yet conflicts continue to rage. In the events that lead up to the Second Duraani World War, Crinnan Jamiso, Centurion of Black Knight, fights his way through the overgrown ruins of an Ancient city. The world's mightiest powers pursue him and he needs to choose wisely when deciding who is friend and who is foe.

The reason he is hunted? Likely the dark secrets Crinnan has locked away, even from himself.

©2019 Christian J Gilliland (P)2019 Christian J Gilliland

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Great fantasy novel

Love that the author himself narrated this so all the characters feel like they have the proper voice. Can't wait for book 2! Keep up the great work Xian

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good story interesting and unique narration

Overall loved the story and narration was good. I was a bit skeptical of sn author self narriating, but he pulled it off. Definitely a series I can get into maybe lacking a little polish on the performance but definitely still worth listening to. Anticipating the rest of the series.

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Dark & Delicious

I greatly enjoyed the story, brooding main character with depth! it was a fun world with multiple POV characters to get an idea of what is going on in the world. New races/species and some new concepts that were a lot of fun. Can't wait for the next one!

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Great narration of an interesting world

Black Knight builds an interesting world that I really enjoyed visiting. It gave me the same feel of the games I played back when I actually had time to play video games. The world has a ton of familiar fantasy elements but gives them a unique sci-fi twist that really worked for me. The characters are creative with their own strengths and flaws, which is a big plus.

I'm normally a bit hesitant when I see the author's name listed as the narrator as well. Narration is hard and takes a ton of talent to get right, but man does Christain nail it. He's definitely up there as one of the best narrators I've listened to recently. Great job.

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okay.

interesting story, great world building but not much of the world is displayed in the work itself. narrator is good. not something that I'd listen to repeatedly, though the author shows real promise. the characters are interesting but their motivations seem mostly iffy. action and reaction . not too much of a drive or what's pushing the story.