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Transcendence and Rebellion

Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
Series: The Riven Gates, Book 3
Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
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The world is on the cusp of destruction as Mordecai’s power grows beyond the limits of his own control, yet most of the powers that rule the world are oblivious. The only hope of salvaging their civilization lies with his children, but they have been scattered and branded outlaws. Meanwhile Tyrion continues to march toward his own goals, heedless of whether they will help or harm their efforts to stop the apocalypse, as even the Queen begins to doubt the archmage’s sanity. 

Mordecai is trapped by his own strength, a power too great to wield. Can his children stop the end of everything, even if it means sacrificing their father?

©2019 Michael G. Manning (P)2019 Podium Publishing

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A satisfying end

The ending of Mordecai's tale was masterfully done. I was thrilled that unlike many series endings, it left little in terms of questions and no story left to tell. I'm a large bearded man that cried like a baby at the end, and realized I looked stupid. I guess stupid never dies.
Damn you Mordecai.

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Way Too Farcial but Unconditionally Ends Series

Michael G. Manning adds new entities and re-introduces some previous ones using an overabundance of surreal manifestations but, hey, he did an excellent job in closing open issues in a literary manner not often used even in fantasies.

Alex Wyndham continued with his outstanding narrating performance even given some of the more absurd story arcs.

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Fabulous

Another great job by M Manning. This end was well put together I truly enjoyed it.

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bittersweet ending

this was an amazing ending to mordecai series. the author was great... and the narrator was very good glad I got to experience it.

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Rushed

Felt like writer was trying to finish the series and move on quickly.... disappointed but worth reading

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Absolutely Heart Wrenching but Phenomenal!!

gonna miss Mort and everyone. was a batch of books I have listened to over and over again. all the way from The Blacksmiths Son. Thank Mr Manning for such a great book saga.

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A bitter sweet and satisfying conclusion

To begin, I couldn’t stop listening! The story grips you and never lets go. Having been there from the halfway point, the bond formed over all these books is a factor, but I feel this is a saga worth following all the way through.

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Work of Art

This World has been a a large part of my reading life for some time now. Theres a huge sadness in my heart today after finishing this book. How ever it's a complete and utter masterpiece. Michael G Manning has brought this world to an amazing end I couldn't have asked for anything more and typically I get annoyed with endings. I still Pray and hope to get more from this world but if not I know I'll always listen and read the rest of his works of art.

Thank you Mr Manning for this amazing experience.

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I loved it

The ending made me cry.
the revelation about Tyrion was very satisfying. He was not Evil overall.
Loved it. bringing back all characters, from previous storylines was amazing.
I am simultaneously happy and sad for Mordecai. I'm very conflicted about his kids ending. This book was enjoyable to read.

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What an ending.

The hole book was good but it felt like it was rushed to just end the series. But what an ending. Very rarely do I not wonder what happens next after the series is over. This series brings you to the competition.

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  • Michael G.
  • 10-26-19

fantastic end to a great series!

if you have listened to the rest of the series, you'll know what to expect, and the ending is brilliant! loved every minute!

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  • Kaldoon Elali
  • 09-24-19

Masterful end to an extraordinary story

I have been reading Michael work for some years beginning with The Blacksmiths Son. So it’s sad to see the completion of Mordecai’s storyAlex Wyndham has given yet another great performance complementing the story pace. What an Ending!