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Kyle Riggs has been away from Earth for a long time… but that's about to change.

In Storm Assault , the eighth book of the Star Force series, the story moves in a new direction. Massive fleets are built by both Star Force and the Imperials - but there is a third player in the game: the Blues.

A three-way battle for the known star systems breaks out, with the fates of many worlds and species hanging in the balance. Riggs realizes he must destroy his enemies before they destroy him. Seeking justice and revenge, he gathers his strength and ventures out on a mission of conquest from the Eden System. Humanity must fight to survive, and Riggs is the right man for the job.

Storm Assault is a military science-fiction novel by best-selling author B. V. Larson. To listen to the series in its entirety, start with Swarm (Book 1).

©2013 B. V. Larson (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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An entertaining listen. Sorry its over.

When i first noticed this book was available,it had two reviews. One made this story out to seem like it was all about Gains and Riggs and boring,the other made it out to be the literary masterpiece of 2013. Both of those reviews weren't very good.

This was in my opinion,another good story in the Star Force series. It has everything we all have come to expect and enjoy. Riggs doing things and never explaining them to his officers,Quan cracking you up with his one liners,and Marvin irritating the crap out of you with his twisting of orders. Plus some small twists in the end that some of us may have seen coming. BUT! You are left to your own imagination as to weather someone is still around or not............

I like this book,i didnt love it. It does seem to be the end of the series but thats ok. This is a series that i will come back to in a year or so and re-listen to every book back to back. Thanks BV!

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Is This The End?

Great story with loads of action. The very end was kinda whimpy. I hope this is not the last book of the saga, there is so much more that could be told.

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Re-Introduction

What did you love best about Storm Assault?

I see this book as a reintroduction of the Star Force Series. I guess the author had no choice if he wanted to move on pass the man-machine war. So; the author essentially did what he did in the 1st book; unleash the protagonist with un-earned advanced technology.

Any additional comments?

We'll have to see what happened in book 9 to judge this new direction.

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Its Not Easy Being Kyle Riggs!!

Storm Assault is the book that we have been waiting for.. New technology is added here, and as usual you think that star force is going to end and that there is no hope for them, but some how they survive as usual..

But this book really felt like its the end of Star Force, few times i felt that the end is near, and they have lost, and i have truly believed that.

The ending of this book was fantastic, not going to say anything about it.. but it was really good.. This book is one of the best in this series in my opinion.

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B.V Larson at his best !

i find this series the best combination of author and narrator.i really enjoyed the story.hope there`s gonna be a next book.one of the best military sci-fi book i`ve read/listened !

2 of 4 people found this review helpful

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Can't take anymore.

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

No

What could B.V. Larson have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Learn more about basic command and tactics

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

Yes, irritation.

Any additional comments?

I enjoyed the series at first but the as it progressed the series has mainly come to resemble a 12 year old boys fantasy more than anything else.

1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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feels rushed

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story seems rushed to me. the plot moves by way too fast. a major part of the plot seems contrived- let's introduce this so this can happen. the space battle scenes are yawn...boring. even when riggs joins the marines in battle, the battle scenes are lackluster and over before you know it. they're nothing like the first few books when fighting the macros was intense. now that i think about it, the marine battle scenes stink! w/o spoiling anything, they're fighting a new type of enemy, which is actually an ingenious idea, but the marines just curb stomp them in no time, which is just unrealistic and unbelievable.

even riggs' exchanges with marvin seem tired. marvin's discoveries save their bacon more than riggs' cunning and ingenuity. while i like marvin, he has become the go to plot device, which is a bad development so you know something's going on with bv larson. it almost seems like he has gotten tired of this series and is desperately trying to find a way to wrap things up.

there seems to be a lot of "fluff" in this story, and this story is short. for example, i don't know why parts are devoted to gaines' past. yeah, he's riggs' drinking and pool partner, but just as i was waiting for something possibly sinister to pop up in the plot, nothing happens. so what was the point, other than taking up space/time. also, too much time is spent on riggs' love life. now that sandra's gone, she can't kick his a$$ when he acts like a lothario.

there was no sense of wonder in this story, and the big showdown with crowe was anticlimatic.

overal, one big MEH!

5 of 14 people found this review helpful

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Worst book of the series.

As another reviewer explained, Kyle turned into a bumbling egomaniac. He was one of my favorite characters in SF up until this book in the series. What happened to the smart leader that put his people first and made outrageous but intelligent and fact-based decisions? In this book, Kyle was a jerk and turned into an incompetent leader bent on acting put his every fantasy and lying to his friends and colleagues about almost every decision he made. Author B.V Larson is a wonderful storyteller but he really missed the mark on this one. I won't be finishing the series.

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  • JR
  • 05-26-16

Continuity

The story was not the best in the series, but Larson's work is consistently entertaining!

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  • psnorb
  • Northwest Chicago Suburb, United States
  • 06-26-15

Book 8 already? I'm still interested.

If you could sum up Storm Assault in three words, what would they be?

Inevitable- the return to earthStrong- the storyline has perseveredQuirks- A few odd issues have started to appear

Who was your favorite character and why?

The self aware, incredibly curious, robot Marvin. He (It) is a free spirit that is driven by curiosity and often brings comic relief.

What about Mark Boyett’s performance did you like?

Well read

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

Yes.

Any additional comments?

Regarding the "QUIRKS" I will try to explain without spoiling the book. Proceed with caution if you have not read the book. I could not follow why the cyborgs did not need a head. If a creature is based off of a human a head would be an integral part of the being. I could not help but think that it would be incredibly inefficient to remove the head and transpose functions of the brain and eyes elsewhere on the body. This becomes relevant in a battle scene where someone gets decapitated. I actually believe the decapitation scene may become the first flaw in the storyline that may start to unravel this series for me. No book series can go on forever. I am impressed that this series kept me going until book 8. I think I will continue with book 9 just to see if my predictions are correct.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful