A very enjoyable story with lots of interesting elements and plenty of suspense though it has IMO an overly dramatic and at times odd narration. In te..Show More »rms of the writing there are lots of obvious things which could have been corrected with a decent Editor - silly stuff like "the corridor was pitch black" followed by a detailed description of the corridor, "I was paralyzed with fear" then immediately "strangely calm", "I had grown used to the hideous sights" though "bile rose in my throat and I wanted to throw up", he realizes that he needs to be quiet so as not to attract attention yet shouts with joy, fires automatic weapons and kicks steel doors multiple times with gay abandon - these things may have sounded OK with a different narrator. Because the main character apparently has the learning curve of a plank you kind of want him to die but that still didn't stop me enjoying this listen!
Initially on starting 1st book I thought this was going to be a post apocalyptic story line similar to books I'd listened to previously - but realised..Show More » after finishing the first book that it wasn't - it is much more believable than most undead post apocalyptic plots. Nick Podehl is an exceptionally good narrator - very expressive and his portrayal of different accents is amazing. Will look for other books narrated by Mr Podehl.