Ascendant
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  • 1
    Ascendant: Book 1 | Craig Alanson

    Ascendant: Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Craig Alanson
    • Narrated By Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2127)
    Performance
    (2026)
    Story
    (2020)

    The Wizard's Council of Tarador was supposed to tell young Koren Bladewell that he is a wizard. They were supposed to tell everyone that he is not a jinx, that all the bad things that happen around him are because he can't control the power inside him, power he doesn't know about. The people of his village, even his parents, are afraid of him, afraid he is cursed. That he is a dangerous, evil jinx.

    A skeptic entertained

    Honestly, I am not a passionate fan of the sword and sorcery fantasy genre. I am a huge fan of the Expeditionary Force series and RC Bray's narrating...Show More »

    Reviewed on November 22 2017 by David M (Savannah, GA)
  • 2
    Transcendent: Ascendant, Book 2 | Craig Alanson

    Transcendent: Ascendant, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Craig Alanson
    • Narrated By Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (2241)
    Performance
    (2109)
    Story
    (2102)

    Koren Bladewell's future was stolen from him, by wizards who chose to lie, to conceal the fact that Koren is a wizard. Crown princess Ariana Trehayme must find a way to become queen before her 16th birthday - before her indecisive mother allows all of Tarador to be conquered.

    Alanson's first miss with me.

    First the good. I like the world and the color added to it. Although rather small overall, there were a few nice moments... but...

    This was..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 09 2018 by Brian (Portland, OR, United States)