War Aeternus

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,938 ratings

War Aeternus: The Beginning Publisher's Summary

Lee is a quiet and unassuming office worker who leads a life of solitude, comfort, and routine. Day in and day out, he shuts off his brain, keeps his head down, and goes about doing his job and minding his own business. That is, he does until a drunken god shows up randomly one day and whisks him off into another world, demanding that Lee serve as his pawn in a game between the gods. Now, trapped in a completely different world full of danger, magic, and creatures he's never imagined outside of fairy tales and video games, Lee has to figure out how to stay alive long enough to make it back home.

Soundbooth Theater dives into another instant RPG Gamelit classic in War Aeturnus. With this piece of reverent comedy and philosophy about the role of belief in our modern times, Charles Dean has filled a void in the world of Gamelit by creating a Candide for the genre. Not only will Lee's exploits with his psychotic sidekick, Miller, make listeners laugh and spit out their Mountain Dew, it may even convince them to get off the couch for a little while and explore the world outside of video games and fantasy.

The Soundbooth Theater team for this production:

  • Jeff Hays - Narration, Characters, Production Supervision
  • Dalton Lynne - Proofing
  • Alex Tate - Production, Editing, Mastering
©2017 Charles Aylett Ashby Dean (P)2018 Charles Aylett Ashby Dean
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  • Book 1

    • War Aeternus: The Beginning

    • By: Joshua Swayne, Charles Dean
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays Soundbooth Theater
    • Length: 13 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,320
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,324

    Lee is a quiet and unassuming office worker who leads a life of solitude, comfort, and routine. Day in and day out, he shuts off his brain, keeps his head down, and goes about doing his job and minding his own business. That is, he does until a drunken god shows up randomly one day and whisks him off into another world, demanding that Lee serve as his pawn in a game between the gods. Now, trapped in a completely different world full of danger, magic, and creatures, Lee has to figure out how to stay alive long enough to make it back home.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • For Beginners.

    • By Austin on 09-30-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • War Aeternus 2: Sacrifices

    • By: Charles Dean
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 847
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 795
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 792

    Desperate to save as many people as he can from a horrible fate in the cruel game of the gods, Lee and his small group of friends abandon the relative safety of Satterfield for the great city of Kirshtein. Tensions within the city have reached a breaking point after the arrival of an enemy Herald, and Lee is soon caught up in the struggle for power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • outstanding story

    • By Wagz316 on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • War Aeternus 3: The Culling

    • By: Charles Dean
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Annie Ellicott
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 695
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 665
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 662

    Struggling to recover from his losses in Kirshtein, Lee is swept back into the fray when a dangerous new Herald sets her sights on him. Hell-bent on reshaping the world in her own image and with her own ideals, she is willing to commit even the most immoral acts in her pursuit of righteousness. At risk of losing everything he has worked so hard to create, Lee has to find a way to defend the weak against a madwoman whose deranged sense of justice has twisted the limits of the game.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The weak must be eradicated

    • By Ray Johnson on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $24.95