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The Earth on the brink of destruction. A new world of magic and danger! Can Phil stay alive long enough to enjoy his escape from destruction?

The world is ending.

Yet in the midst of its destruction, there's Haven, an escape from the pending doom. Unfortunately, this doesn't include Phil. After losing his sister, he's miserable and just looking to survive. When he illegally finds a way into Haven, he discovers it's a world that's unlike anything he's seen before. Haven is alluring and constantly changing. But it's also dangerous, and Phil soon realizes there's someone who wants him dead.

In exchange for his safety, Phil makes a bargain to retrieve a magical item located somewhere in a deep forgotten forest. But time is running out, and if he doesn't find it in time, his death is guaranteed.

©2020 Timothy McGowen (P)2020 Timothy McGowen

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Hated the MC.

I wanted to love this book but I find that I am conflicted because I didn’t like the MC. Overall, the book was entertaining. But the dang MC is not very likable. This is my opinions.

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Solid real and game world story

I appreciated the time and effort spent in developing the real world setting. I feel like a lot of books in this genre try to get to the game world as quickly as possible. The game world her is quite unique and light on the crunch. I am interested in seeing what happens next in this series. The narration was very well done. Reimer does an excellent job giving the characters a voice.

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Read it!

An amazing, but different take on magic and adventure! I highly recommend giving it a read!

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Great story! Gut wrenching character development.

This was quite the story. I was expecting a bit more human sacrifice, but was pleasantly surprised. I’d like more details on how the magic functions, but that’s what future books are for!!!

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Amazing.

This book was a little slow to start, but didn't take long to have me completely wrapped.

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Excellent narrator story falls flat

Where to start...

First I loved the narration of Michael Reimer and will look to see if there are other works by him.

But with the story, the middle 1/3 was the only part I enjoyed. The beginning was confusing as it did not reflect story summary and the end was stale and unenjoyable. I often found myself just not enjoying this book or the characters.

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Poor writing, great reader but an amateur story

The beginning half isn't bad and the setup had me interested. The reader does an excellent job in both tone and character voices and I am going to see if he reads any better books. The story and character development falls flat on its face in the second half and gets continually worse and worse as the end of the book approaches. I can see some of the themes that the author was shooting for but apparently lacks the skill to express them any better than an average high schooler could. Contradictory descriptions of both events and themes as the author struggles to avoide classic tropes and then gives in as he finds no solution but to give in to bad writing.

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Great story. Great voice narration. Cannot wait to see what is in store for next time.

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Intriguing and different

I enjoyed this book a lot. It was a little slow at first, but once Haven came into the story it was quiet intriguing and different. Above all else I'd have to say that this is a different take on Litrpg, and well worth checking it out. The narration is top notch also. Enjoy!

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Really good

I really enjoyed this audio book. Very nice concept for the story line. Loved the characters. Narrator did a great job.

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  • Ryan Pascall
  • 01-20-21

A very promising start.

I was provided a copyof this book freeof charge by the Narrator in exchange for an honest review.

This was my first book by Timothy McGowen and I'm pleased to say it won't be my last.

What started as a really morose and depressing tale never really rose above this was was a 'nice' change for a pseudo-Litrpg book as generally they're either anime-style ultraviolence of comical but this maintained a sense of a man who was struggling with both a sense of loss and hope. The story itself is very much a tale of one man and his droid (copyright Mastertronic 1985) and the relationship that grows between this unlikely matchup is really interesting and enjoyable. Never did I feel that the golem was overpowered (as it would be easy to do) nor is Phil the whiny type that often arises in this type of tale. In fact, the characters were very likeable and all given a real sense of individuality by the narration that kept my interest throughout.

While I did enjoy the story, and look forward to the next, there are a few problems. For one the action isn;t particularly exciting and feels a little bland, even the final battle of the book fell flat for me. The other niggle is that there is some annoying repetition of terms. One particular sentence had the words Die or Died repeated 4 times? A minor thing but I had to rewind and check if I was mishearing.

These small issues aren't enough to dissuade me though as the characters are interesting and the world and magic system pretty original so I am certainly looking forward to the next in the series.

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  • Jacky
  • 11-16-20

Very good book of a new world of magic and danger

How brilliantly the first book lays out the new world of Haven and the characters of the series narration was very good

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  • Ian
  • 11-03-20

A great book.

I was given a free copy of this book and I'm leaving an honest and voluntary review.

I completely enjoyed this book, it drew me in very quickly. the detailing is superb as is the depth. The characters are great fitting in perfectly with the story being told. its a great adventure.
The narration is great, making the experience all the more enjoyable.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this book to anyone.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-16-20

Love the story! The narrator...not so much.

As is said, i love the story.

I enjoied following the development of the MC through the book, and the story in general left med hungery for more.

I was not a huge fan of the narrator, mainly because All the female characters sounds Like they have a cold. Through after lisentning a few hours i kinda got used to it.

All in All I look forward to the the rest of the series and will recomend to anyone who needs a little fantasy in there life.