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This title will be streaming in Audible Plus through September 1st, 2021.

As the Uncrowned King tournament reaches its final rounds, tensions between the competing factions are higher than ever. The outcome may determine the power balance throughout the rest of the world.

Each Monarch schemes to seize any advantage they can...while far away, a Dreadgod stirs.

When the tournament ends, the Dreadgod will rise. Whether it will be driven back into the sea or allowed to rampage depends on the Monarchs.

And on which of them is left standing.

©2020 Hidden Gnome Publishing (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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Fantastic!

Will Wight has done it again. The only thing I have to complain about is that it's over

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Out of all the Cradle books, this one has had the best fighting, progression, character development, pacing, and awesome world building. I’m already hoping Will is working on the next one.

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Best book ever!

This series is the best ever! And this book doesn’t disappoint! Will Wight you are the best!
Keep the good work coming!!

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Who's Dross?!

Those words have haunted me for a year. This was another one hit out of the park. It was everything I could have asked for, excepting more of everything. it just keeps getting better. soo uuummm yeah more please? and soon?

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Best book by far

The last book felt lacking in the progression and substance departments compared to his previous works but this thing. It’s a masterpiece, good side story of the main characters, great fights and progression. Couldn’t have asked for more from Will with this book bravo good sir.

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This book was written by a man who touched the Literature Icon.The only thing I don't like about this book is that it ended. Will needs to be less cut happy in the future if he thinks any part of this book wasn't good enough to make it to monarch.

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Absolute masterpiece

I have always viewed authors as simply storytellers or creative people. This book led me to an epiphany. Authors, or at minimum Will Wight, are artists. The story written by Will and read by Travis Baldree is an absolute masterpiece. It seems that I rate every new book in this series as better than the last. This series is simply incredible. Even at full price, this series is a must read. I'm in awe. Utterly incredible, gentlemen. Well done.

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BUY BUY BUY!!!!

It was fantastic I loved every second. and we finally had a end to the cliffhanger from the last book. The story over all was amazing the growth of the characters was beyond what I had expected. I would highly recommend to get this book you will not regret it.

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It’s missing one very important factor

I still want the Ziel Pokémon story, other than that I absolutely loved this book, so many plot lines got followed through and it just keeps getting better!

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So good

I don’t have much to say and I apologize Will. This book was everything I wanted and really enjoyed it. I can’t wait for the next one. Travis bravo as always!

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  • Mr. Ir Pinch
  • 10-26-20

loved it

Missed this series listened to them all again before this. This is probably my favourite

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  • Gideon Star
  • 10-10-20

Need more!

Amazing, everytime i listen to a cradle book i get drawn in!

Will, write more!

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  • Vivienne
  • 10-14-20

A brilliant new entry to the series

This book is significantly longer than its predecessors and that is a great thing! Nothing feels rushed and more characters get "screen time". It also doesn't feel too long, there is something happening all the time and there is not one boring or even "meh" moment in it.

I especially loved all the little things that Will managed to sneak in. It is great to see an author that hears his audience and is not afraid to cater to their likes.

The narration is amazing as usual. Travis does an amazing job once again at bringing these characters to life.

The book is one of the strongest (if not THE strongest) entries in the series and is definitely a great setup for the next one. I am very excited to see where do our old and new friends end up going.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-14-21

Getting even better!

Fantastic book all-round! If you’ve read book seven then this will not disappoint! I 100% recommended this book to you if you’re reading this review!

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  • CH DOYNE-DITMAS
  • 04-11-21

Good pace, Good fun.

Really enjoying this series. The narration is great. Good sense of humour. Fight scene's are gripping.

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  • lenon
  • 03-28-21

Do yourself a favour and get this book

The whole series is a gem in and of itself, and this installment is no exception. The writing is stellar, the performance is out of this world, and the overall experience is world-shaking.
Why are you still here reading this? Why haven't you already gotten the book? What are you doing ?!

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  • John-Henry
  • 03-14-21

My favourite book in my favourite series

Amazing book that is only improved by the fantastic naration. The only problem is waiting for the next one.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-23-20

what a great book after all the suspense

I originally read the cradle books 1-5 in a weekend - I remember looking for the author on Twitter just to give immediate feedback on how much I loved the books. They are just genius! Book 7 ended on a precipice so sharp it could give you paper cuts. I have never tried to gently encourage an author to keep writing like I did with book 8 of this series. As part of the book launch all 7 of the first books were free on amazon and I finally decided to take the plunge and buy audiobooks (at the cheaper rate) and my word.... Travis... Travis....What a narrator!

It was a wonderful experience to listen to all 8 books.

That long intro was to say book 8 was amazing and I loved how the tournament went and off course... i am waiting for the next book once again. I love how every book gives me a different favourite character - this review is making me want to read this book again (sigh)

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  • Aidan
  • 10-23-20

Keep getting better and better

One of my favourite series and this may be my favourite in the series. Must listen, can't wait for more.

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  • Jason White
  • 10-21-20

brilliant 👏 👏

loved it, absolutely brilliant, don't even hesitate to purchase.. more more please, don't take so long for the next!.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-28-20

Really?

If you need a review by book 8 to continue, maybe you're in the wrong genre. Just as Amazeballs as the previous 7, maybe slightly more.

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  • Josh lombardo
  • 10-11-20

THE BEST SO FAR

holy moly this is the best yet! love it without a doubt thank you Will and Travis

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  • Joanne
  • 01-11-21

What a knockout!

Consider, a story fleshed out with political, social and high fantasy concepts, woven into dialogue and satisfying detail like tapestry across 8 segments. That's the series of cradle. There isn't enough written and said to me, that really satisfies me, but it's everything I ever wanted, and more! Travis Baldree has me in love, except it's all Will Wight's words. My soul is torn, but this is what I wanted... "Gratitude!"

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 11-08-20

One of the best yet

Advancement, fighting, drama, suspense, sacred arts. What more could you ask for? Excellent narration as always.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-24-20

left wanting.

For me... it's. tooo short! I wanted more.. but we'll done. I love this series and I hope the next book dosent take forever.

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  • Zan
  • 10-19-20

absolutely fantastic

I couldn't have asked for more, spectacular writing a really leaves me wanting more. can't wait for the next book

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  • storrm
  • 10-14-20

Truly satisfying

I love cultivation series but this really does take the top spot
Travis Baldree just brings the series to life.
I don't know what else to say if you read the previous 7 books this does not let you down

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  • Damien
  • 10-14-20

Bleren

Loved it. The series is made amazing yet again, I just hope the next boom isn't another year away because I can't wait for it.

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  • Tim
  • 10-12-20

Another excellent entry

Definitely worth spending your credit here. The eighth in the series continues to be highly entertaining and finishes with a grand flourish. Only sad part is waiting for the next book in the series. Special call out for the continuing excellent narration for this series, Travis is utterly engaging and captures the distinct personalities of each character. Spend the credit!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-11-20

Best book of the series

I Only stopped listening to sleep. If I didn't need to sleep I wouldn't have stopped at all. This series just keeps getting better and better!