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Extinction Audiobook

Extinction: Star Force, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

Earth's Star Force Marines invade an alien world!

In the second book of the Star Force series, Kyle Riggs has another bad year. The Nano ships have a new mission - one that sentences their pilots to death. Meanwhile, the governments of Earth want to steal Star Force's Nano technology for their own. Worst of all, Earth has made a promise to the Macros, and the machines are coming to collect.

Extinction is the story of Earth's entry into an interstellar war between living creatures and machines. And to buy the peace, we've signed up with the machines.

Battle stations! Listen to another Star Force novel.

©2011 B. V. Larson (P)2011 Audible, Inc.

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    Jeff LOVELAND, CO, United States 05-02-13
    Jeff LOVELAND, CO, United States 05-02-13 Member Since 2015

    Loved Hunger Games, Ender's Game & Michael Vey. Looking for similar books.

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    "Great 2nd round in the Star Force Series!"

    Kept me on the edge of my seat the entire time. Can't wait to see what happens next!

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    Dana Miller 07-07-17
    Dana Miller 07-07-17 Member Since 2016
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    "loved it"

    Love the story great use of literal language when talking to machine. Hero is great at getting into trouble.

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    Mike Glendale, AZ, United States 05-16-17
    Mike Glendale, AZ, United States 05-16-17 Member Since 2015
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    "The author uses so many ideas he learned from"

    these books on Star Force for his later works. It actually is sort of fun to see how the latest works became polished through earlier stories.

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    Charles L. Gilmore III Carson, CA USA 05-05-17
    Charles L. Gilmore III Carson, CA USA 05-05-17 Member Since 2015
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    "B V Larson is GREAT"

    This has a fast story and pace. It's easy to follow, however, it is unpredictable. EXCELLENT!

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    John Acworth, GA, United States 03-19-17
    John Acworth, GA, United States 03-19-17 Member Since 2014
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    "B V Larson is awesome."

    I love this series. It's my 2 time listening and I read the ebook. One of my top 5 best series of all time.

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    Sami Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 03-15-17
    Sami Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 03-15-17 Member Since 2017

    Addicted to audible. One the best things that happened to me

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    "The story logic is lost"

    The story sequence is not coherent. The assumption on what the macros can and cannot do seemed twisted to serve the story. Also, the idea that a full army can go rouge on its command without questioning was ridiculous

    I rated it three because I like the narrator and somehow the story's basic logic attracts me

    I wouldn't recommend it but it might be appealing to someone else anyway

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    ERNET1 03-10-17
    ERNET1 03-10-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Machines"

    Good concept. The series should get even better, looking forward to it. Alpha Omega Beta

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    thomas charlotte, NC, United States 02-13-17
    thomas charlotte, NC, United States 02-13-17 Member Since 2012

    I focus mainly on History, Endurance Sports and Science/Speculative Fiction books.

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    Where does Extinction rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Ranks alongside Undying Mercenaries as the best Larson series.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Extinction?

    The ending sequence in all of Larson's books is epic. In this book the ending is terrific and links directly to the next book in the series. In many ways there is no break in the action between books


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

    Boyett narrates all of Larson's book and I cannot imagine anyone else doing them. He is Kyle Riggs.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The character development of his girlfriend gradually begins to take shape in this book. She becomes a more dimensional character, adding to the storyline instead of providing window dressing. Larson is a good writer and over the course of these books the characters change and grow.


    Any additional comments?

    For my money Larson is the best military, sci fi writer. This is non stop action, that doesn't pretend to be something that it is not. Solid entry into a series that gets better book by book.

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    Scarlet Stark 02-08-17 Member Since 2017

    and so it goes over the hills and far away blows the winds of winter and Springs just a dream over the hills and far away

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    "These are the days of the star force. "

    I...(Cody Riggs "The legendary artificial intelligence Marvin" "QWan " and all the rest for humanity's star force ....) for earth The galaxy and the stars we are star force Book to extinction never had the time

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    Edward K. Wood Vancouver, WA 01-02-17
    Edward K. Wood Vancouver, WA 01-02-17 Member Since 2008

    Ed Wood

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    "Concept good, characters lame."
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    No. Poor characterization


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    Change the protagonist into at least a sufferable dork. The "love interest" part of the story was fucking ridiculous.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The action sequences are passable.


    Was Extinction worth the listening time?

    No. I can't finish it.


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