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The apocalypse happened, but no one knows how. What’s left is a barren world ruled by a high-powered caste of bookies, The Odds. Scurrying around underneath is our hero, Eldridge - a big-hearted, bumbling drifter with an estranged family he loves dearly. He’s deep in debt and deathly sick, so he places a bet predicting the day he’ll die. If he wins, he can go to his grave knowing that his family will be safe, but when he returns to his hometown to collect, he gets some bad news: He’s going to live. So it’s on to plan B - a high-stakes battle-tournament that pits real-life chess avatars against each other in random-chance brawls-to-the-death. But Eldridge doesn’t know that someone’s gamed the tournament to pit him against an old friend who’s now a bitter enemy. Now he’s got to make all the right moves to save his family - and beat the Odds.

©2015 Robert J. Peterson (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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An action story with a lot of heart

I loved visiting the Deadblast world and laughed out loud several times! I felt connected to the characters and enjoyed reading how they navigated through this landscape. Great for people who are into some heart and comedy along with their action. The voice actor did an incredible job and I felt like he enjoyed being in this world.

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  • 02-28-20

Pace too full on for me.

Struggling to get into it as the speed or the performance is just a little full on with no let up.

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  • 12-05-19

bad

My Daughter's first draft Fan Fiction is better than this...this is really bad ,sad for the voice actor he did the best with the stuff given