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Forging Zero Audiobook

Forging Zero: The Legend of ZERO

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Publisher's Summary

The Legend of Zero begins the epic journey of 14-year-old Joe Dobbs in a post-apocalyptic universe following a massive alien invasion of Earth. The oldest of the children drafted from humanity's devastated planet, Joe is impressed into service by the alien Congressional Ground Force - and becomes the unwitting centerpiece in a millennia-long alien struggle for independence.

Once his training begins, one of the elusive and prophetic Trith appears to give Joe a spine-chilling prophecy that the universe has been anticipating for millions of years: Joe will be the one to finally shatter the vast alien government known as Congress. And the Trith cannot lie. But first Joe has to make it through bootcamp.

©2012 Sara Jean King (P)2013 Sara Jean King

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    Steven Martinez Washington 10-30-14
    Steven Martinez Washington 10-30-14 Member Since 2014

    I love that I am able to read again, even in my busy life. Thanks Audible!!

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    I picked up this book because I was looking for a sci-fi military series. This one had some good reviews on Amazon, and it was cheap on Audible.

    I should have looked to make sure all the books were available...because they aren't.

    Go to content-requests@audible.com and request the rest of the series please!!

    At some points the story is a little dry, or uninteresting, and the mechanism used to bring background to some of the main characters is a little forced, but overall I highly enjoyed the book. I got through the 13 hours in 3 days, which is a lot since most of my day revolves around work, and my children. I basically utilized every free minute I had listening to the story, because I couldn't wait to hear what was going to happen next.

    In the Third Act, the action sequences really take off, I highly enjoyed the battle scene, and was dismayed at some of the deaths, but elated at others.

    There was one scene that I felt was going to happen eventually, but still surprised me at its sudden happening. It turned the story a bit darker, and made me question allegiances. All in a good way though.

    There is a lot of Starship Troopers, and Ender's Game influence here, but there is still some originality, and new twists.

    Also, becuase I have kids, I should tell you, there are some violent episodes, and swearing (in an alien language, but still swearing), and some sexual talk, so be aware.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Ryan orangeville, ontario, Canada 03-11-14
    Ryan orangeville, ontario, Canada 03-11-14 Member Since 2010
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    "A great tale that grabbed me, cant wait for more"
    What did you love best about Forging Zero?

    the thing i liked best about zero is how he dosent know realy anything about being a leader or leadership but learns form his misstakes to become a battle master.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    my favorite part of the book is when zero speaks the alien tong with out relising what he isdoing then kill's the sentinal with a simple knife


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

    i realy wished sasha and munk could have been saved that was a sad moment that turned the story dark, i loved it.


    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Amazon Customer Houston, Texas, United States 12-19-13
    Amazon Customer Houston, Texas, United States 12-19-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Hands down my favorite book of the last decade!"
    What made the experience of listening to Forging Zero the most enjoyable?

    I have read this masterpiece and it's sequel twice in the past year and I can say without the slightest hesitation that I have no regrets about buying the audible version as well. Miss King delivers a sci-fi masterwork that is easily among the greats for it's creativity, innovation, and character development.


    14 of 18 people found this review helpful
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    Success Warrior UT, USA 06-11-16
    Success Warrior UT, USA 06-11-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Breaking Glass"

    I haven't finished the book yet but I can tell you right now that the Overall is going to lose a star. There is a sound to signal a time break or point of view switch within a chapter which is so annoying that I miss the next couple of sentences of the story because I'm too busy cursing the bastard who chose the sound and volume for this signal. You'll be listening to Liam's smooth voice and then it's like someone smashes two glasses together inside your ears at 10 db louder than the narration. Jeezus!

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Angie Apo, Ap United States 11-03-14
    Angie Apo, Ap United States 11-03-14 Member Since 2013

    lovelyang

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    "Great story"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Sure, but I would tell them to read the book first. It allows you to visualize the story better.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Forging Zero?

    The last battle, and the pain endured because of it.


    What does Liam Owen bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    I just prefer to read more, the narrator did a great job.


    Any additional comments?

    I really enjoyed this series so far I can't wait for the 4th book to be released.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    J. Gowan Montgomery, Alabama 10-03-14
    J. Gowan Montgomery, Alabama 10-03-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Great listen!"
    Any additional comments?

    My most pleasant surprise of the year.The author did an excellent job introducing new alien environments and cultures. I can not wait for the other Zero books to come to audio.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Daryle C. Taylor Orlando, FL 10-05-16
    Daryle C. Taylor Orlando, FL 10-05-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Chimes?"

    Good listen and interesting story but...what is up with the chimes in between sections? Very weird. Almost like a children's book. Ring ring! Turn the page

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Kindle Customer 09-25-16 Member Since 2012
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    "the ding a ling sound pierces my eardrums"

    whoever thought that a loud peircing bell in between random paragraphs was a good idea should be fired. I would love to comment on the story and narration, but i am now to busy seeking an ear doctor.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Jay 08-04-15
    Jay 08-04-15
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    "Not my favorite"

    Story was somewhat original and interesting, but I found myself drifting away frequently while listening to it. The reader does an ok job for some characters, but all of the military leaders that seemed like they were leading a yoga class instead of a group of recruits. Also, please add some pauses between chapters. It sounded like half the book was a run-on sentence.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ron 06-09-14
    Ron 06-09-14 Member Since 2016
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    "I will not be your soldier; ok I will."
    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    To sum up this book in one headline: "I will not be your soldier; ok I will, but don't ask me why, i don't know" I sat through this and in the end I felt like this could have been 1/5th of the length and gotten the same message and level of enjoyment across. It took a long time to build up to nothing. The saddest part is the fact that there were parts of a foundation for a great story in the book.

    5 of 7 people found this review helpful

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