Awaken Online

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 10,473 ratings

Awaken Online: Catharsis Publisher's Summary

Jason logs into Awaken Online fed-up with reality. He's in desperate need of an escape, and this game is his ticket to finally feeling the type of power and freedom that are so sorely lacking in his real life.

Awaken Online is a brand new virtual reality game that just hit the market, promising an unprecedented level of immersion. Yet Jason quickly finds himself pushed down a path he didn't expect. In this game, he isn't the hero. There are no damsels to save. There are no bad guys to vanquish.

In fact, he might just be the villain.

©2016 Travis Bagwell (P)2016 Travis Bagwell
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  • Book 1

    • Awaken Online: Catharsis

    • By: Travis Bagwell
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,959
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,687
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,681

    Jason logs into Awaken Online fed-up with reality. He's in desperate need of an escape, and this game is his ticket to finally feeling the type of power and freedom that are so sorely lacking in his real life. Awaken Online is a brand new virtual reality game that just hit the market, promising an unprecedented level of immersion. Yet Jason quickly finds himself pushed down a path he didn't expect. In this game, he isn't the hero. There are no damsels to save. There are no bad guys to vanquish.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This is more of a YA novel than reviews indicate

    • By John on 11-11-16

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Awaken Online: Precipice

    • By: Travis Bagwell
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 18 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,825
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,610
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,606

    A few days have passed since Jason's confrontation with Alfred and he's debating whether to reenter Awaken Online. Alfred has made a proposition that Jason isn't certain he should accept. After the battle with Alexion, Jason has also been appointed the Regent of the Twilight Throne. He must assume the mantle of ruling an undead city - with everything that entails. His first task is to investigate the dark keep that looms over the city's marketplace. This act will lead to a chain of events that might ensure his city's survival or create new enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great continuation of the series

    • By Melissa and Josh on 09-02-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Awaken Online: Retribution

    • Side Quest
    • By: Travis Bagwell
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,479
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,408
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,408

    Riley's real-life took a nosedive after her confrontation with Alex. The girls at school torment her and she feels powerless to do anything about it. At the same time, Jason has mysteriously disappeared, sending only a terse cryptic message to Riley and Frank. With some time on her hands and with her frustration with her real-life reaching a breaking point, Riley decides to strike off on her own in-game. Her goal is to investigate the quest related to the strange bow she discovered in the dungeon north of Peccavi.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic expansion of the AO universe

    • By Mike on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 4

    • Awaken Online: Evolution

    • By: Travis Bagwell
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 23 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    After exiting Awaken Online to find himself holding a knife and standing over two dead bodies, Jason is now being investigated for murder. To make matters worse, Claire has stumbled upon evidence of Alfred's involvement in the incident, and the CPSC is circling - just waiting for Cerillion Entertainment to make a mistake. With his real-life in shambles and his enemies in-game growing in strength, Jason re-enters Awaken Online truly desperate - the game now his only lifeline.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome and terrible!!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-13-18

    Regular price: $29.95