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Twelve-year-old Seh is a snake-style master and a keeper of secrets. Close-lipped and ever-watchful, he has used his highly attuned senses to collect information about his brothers, his temple, and even Grandmaster. Now, with the temple and Grandmaster gone, Seh sheds his orange robe like an old skin, joins a bandit gang, and meets a mysterious woman whose name means Cobra, all the while trying to stay one step ahead of vengeful Ying!
Don't miss the rest of The Five Ancestors series.
©2006 Jeff Stone (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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  • Melise
  • Altadena, CA, USA
  • 03-19-08

Good for kids, not so good for adults

My sons (9 and 11) loved this entire series. However, I found that the stories were not as exciting, nor as well-written as they could have been. I frequently found that my mind would wander as I was listening to them, and that I would lose the thread of the story just because the language wasn't all that interesting, nor were the twists and turns of the story particularly surprising or exciting.

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