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Empowered with the magic of luck, the Master has no equal. At her command, the Dark has devoured half the globe. Entire nations have been erased, continents have vanished, and billions are dead. The desperate survivors have joined a worldwide evacuation to the Americas. Their hope died when the Oracle fell.

Yet they do not yield.

Inspired by the Oracle's defiance, mankind has chosen to fight. For them to triumph, they require a weapon - one that now walks the Dark, forgotten and lost. Battling hordes of fiends, he seeks to escape the cloud. Instead he finds a young woman, one who has fallen from the sky. Both are believed to be dead, and when they return one thing is certain.

The whole of the Earth will feel the impact.

©2014 Ben Hale (P)2016 Podium Publishing

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I love this series, and this was the best volume.

What did you love best about Impact of the Fallen?

It was non stop excitement.

What did you like best about this story?

It was extremely fast paced, with new challenges appearing at every turn, It is very well written, and you don't stop to question a book filled with magic and unbelievable characters.

Which character – as performed by Derek Perkins – was your favorite?

Hawk. An iconic hero.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Absolutely. I had to force myself to stretch out the experience. I can't wait for the next volume.

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YEAH

This is the best, in my opinion, book in this series and if you are able to make it this far don't hesitate to purchase and listen to this book it's awesome.

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Harry Potter on steroids

very good story nicely written I love the idea of the darkness has the ultimate Evil narration is one of the best

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  • David
  • Marrero, LA, United States
  • 06-21-16

loved everything about the store

I cannot wait to listen to the final episode of this story it is in incredible ride and I will hate for it to end but I must know how the planet survives

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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Great book

This book is a great follow up to The White Mage Omnibus. It gave insight into many of the characters and helps move us towards a finish.

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Exciting World!!

so many stories follow similar storylines but not all capture the reader as Ben Hale does. He has created a universe that is fun, thrilling, and immersible. you find yourself not being able to put it down (or to take your earbuds out) and wishing that you could join the fight against the dark. absolutely love the combination of magical world and our known world. Hale has created a story that flows effortlessly while including Magic, mystical races, Modern Warfare tactics and good vs evil. highly recommend

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Can you believe too long?

I very much enjoyed the first book. I got it as part of the white mage omnibus which at the time I assumed was the entire series. As it turns out there are three books in the omnibus and a total of five in the series . I Not usually one to complain about a series being too long. But in this case, it seems that the extra content just makes it drag on and on without actual resolution. I find myself impatient for an end. I believe this is because of the way the main enemy for so long is presented as omnipotent and seemingly unstoppable, with no attempt at forecasting any way she could be beaten. Obviously the heroes win in the end, but all of their virtues have either already been shown to be ineffective, or are COMPLETELY ignored as assets. (I am speaking here of the main characteristic of the heroine which makes her, supposedly, unique and pivotal, but which is never used even after being practiced a little and pointed out as crucial to success.) The combination of the obvious success at the end for the good guys and obvious insurmountability of the enemy does not make for compelling reading but rather tiresomeness. There is only so long you can stretch out, "Oh, no! The enemy is just too powerful, but we can't give up! We must fight on! "
Nevertheless I would, in general, recommend this series . Give it a try and see if it is for you because if you enjoy it there's a lot of content here with a nice mix of action some character development and eventual plot progression . I am going to listen to the final book , mostly because I would just like some resolution.

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Wonderful mix of creative ingredients bonded together with heart

Once I got over the similar setting that the first book had to another famous book, I came to love the series. It's full of adventure, multi-faceted conflict, love, cultures and wars. There so many characters and narrators but it all flows together smoothly to make a full-bodied fantasy adventure with heart and values. I really appreciated how many different characters were heroes. There were not typical modern female or male protagonist archetypes. Everyone played a significant role in the story as if they were real people.

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I enjoyed it

if you like Harry Potter you would like this narrator has been of a problem with different characters but still good

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Gets better with tim

Would you listen to Impact of the Fallen again? Why?

No, I don't have time to listen to non educational books twice. This was a great book though.

What other book might you compare Impact of the Fallen to and why?

Dragonvein

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No I didn't.

Any additional comments?

As with the rest of the series I was not disappointed by this book and finished the series within a months time I believe.

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  • Simon Price
  • 07-28-18

excellent

once again a really gripping and enjoyable story now I can't wait for the final chapter

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  • Frank
  • 03-03-17

Impact of the Fallen

I liked the characters and the plots of good against evil.
Well narrated as he brings you into the main characters mind.
Great Science Fiction novel .

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  • Micky the Ring
  • 11-28-16

Pants

I thought this was pretty poor, the first three books were interesting, I will not be carrying on with the series

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  • anthony
  • 08-12-16

Great.

This audio book was as good as the first 3 and continued to build the storey into what is going to be an eppick final book. I enjoyed every minute of this storey and can't wait to start book 5. If you want a good storey then you are going to love this series.

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  • 06-20-16

I want the next one now!

The story is riveting and the narrator is excellent. I want to know what happens next.

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  • Gareth Morgan
  • 06-13-16

Another brilliant Ben Hale book.

The narration was brilliant.
The story, a continuation of the White Mage Saga, was as you would expect from Ben. Looking forward to the next in the series.

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  • Breaky
  • 10-23-17

This series is everything I hoped it to be.

I really enjoyed the previous stories and to be honest I was a little worried about the era of science thing with magic in hiding. But wow I was wrong and happily so! Ben Hale is a genius.

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  • Greg
  • 02-10-17

great magic story

story was read well and it kept me going all night while drove to brisbane now i need to get book five