The Box: A YA Dark Fantasy Short Story

Narrated by: Kay Mack
Length: 34 mins
4.2 out of 5 stars (34 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The box has been in Panea's family for generations. Like the women before her, she has no idea what's inside, just that she has sworn to protect it. When the box is accidentally destroyed in a fire, Panea learns the truth behind her oath and like the hope from Pandora's box, Panea's box gives her something of its own.

©2020 Kayla Krantz (P)2020 Kayla Krantz

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Great self-contained story

Quality short story. Just enough characters to establish believable relationships, not too many to muddle the waters. It also has a clear focused plot which hints at the right amount of history. This could definitely be the origin story to a larger world. This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review.

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Good short story, but feels like a prologue

The author manages to cram quite a bit of content into this action packed short story. The story was well written and I liked the narration. While some of the conflict does get wrapped up, it very much feel like it's the first chapter to a larger story. This audiobook was given to me for free by the author at my request and I have voluntarily left this review.

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A Terrific Short Story! 4.5 Exciting Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

This is a well written, well told short story that has an original and interesting storyline. Kayla Krantz created a fascinating and imaginative world. The lead character Panea, the protector of the mysterious box that has been passed down for generations. This story may be short but it packs a punch once that box is left unprotected. No spoilers here but some out of this world things start happening, there is a lot of drama, action, twists, mystery and suspense. Kayla Krantz fits a lot of story into 34 minutes, one I hope she builds on it. Thank you for this great story. I listened to the Audible edition, Kay Mack did a nice job narrating and telling the story.

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Fast story needs more

I received this book for free at my request the following review is of my own. This story was definitely too short. Just as things are rolling along and you are hooked it ends. This needs to be longer must know more of what happens to the box and the creatures.

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So much imagery!

I was listening to this book and wasn't sure what I was in for. Usually when I think "box" I think a personal hell or prison. This box was not a personal hell, at least not for the person telling the story. It was so good that I wished there was more to it.

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Good book

This book had such a great story. The narrator done a great job telling the story! Looking forward to listening to the next book by this author.

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The Box

Seems like this should have been longer or contained a bit more detail. But I enjoyed it either way

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Good really short story

If you like really short stories then you’ll like this. The story premise is great, but it really doesn’t go anywhere. For the 30 some minutes it does go it’s great.

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Thrilling story telling!

This book threw me for a spin. I must listen again and again. Definitely buy this book if you are interested in dark fantasy. I am still pondering the ending and can't wait for the next book. Don't miss out on this great title. Just listen!

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Fantastic Short Story!

This short story is the start of a great series. It may be short but I enjoyed every minute of it. Narrator was quite good.

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  • miss
  • 08-14-20

Good

what a good Young adult audiobook from the pen of Kayla Krant, and narrated by Kay Mack. Just wish it was a bit longer as a short story xxxxxx

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  • Sandra B
  • 07-10-20

Nice short story

Enjoyed this short story. Narrator was easy to listen to. Writer managed to pack a lot into this book.

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  • Suzy GM
  • 07-08-20

Very enjoyable.

Very enjoyable and could be the beginning of a great series. Will look forward to reading more if it is.

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  • Amanda Elliott
  • 06-11-20

Good book

Really enjoyed this little story , I think the authors should do a follow up of this ! The narrator was great and the box !!! Wow , it has been left open for the protagonist to have more great adventures, we need more as it was too short , and I don’t mean that as a down side it just means I could’ve listened for hours .

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  • Leelo Baggins
  • 03-16-20

Short, sweet and action packed

Loved this! Great story of chaos and fantasy packed into a short story with good narration

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  • Helen
  • 07-05-19

very short

very short but sweet story This was a great short story!I enjoyed it. Kay Mack was a fine narrator. author Kayla Krantz written this well shame it was so short.

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  • Jennifer
  • 03-28-19

Monster's everywhere

One girl's journey into a world of darkness and monster's. This was a short story but very enjoyable and action packed. I myself would not which to have the burden of keeping this box safe. I really enjoyed listening to this and thought the narrator brought the story magically alive.

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  • Deedra
  • 03-13-19

The Box

This was a very good short story!I enjoyed it. Kay Mack was a fine narrator. I was given this book by the narrator,author or publisher free for an honest review.