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Fun story with lots of game references.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-03-20

Interesting story about a group of bored and long since played out people in a "afterlife" style virtual reality, where dying starts to look good after 700 years of being alive.

One more quest to save a great-great-great grandkid is maybe just enough to motivate them to give it one more shot.
great twists and fun gameworlds.

The narrator is fun and engaging, keeping everything clear and with good tempo to keep the story going.

great start of a fantasy series

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-03-20

Nice start of a series, following the heir to the throne in his quest to avenge his mother and bring his uncle to justice.
The book works well, slowly unfolding the history/setting by explaining it to the characters as well as the reader. It starts of well and while here and there it falls into the odd fantasy trope, it doesn't harm the story.

Well narrated and most character voices are easy to seperate and keep track of who's who. no overly annoying voices or weird effects.

interesting defence of the realm style book.

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-20

nice fantasy book about a realm defended by magical barrier that is the last human stand against demons.
the book follows two young people that try to start their lives as a ranger and mage, following their elders into a mysterious attack needing to be solved.

Narration is done well, with the only minor nitpick that the male voice sounds a bit too deep and mature for the character.

The last volume in a great series!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-20

The (sadly) last chapter of a fun series, proving once and for all, that everything is better with dragons!

Once again we follow the adventures of elizabeth and mr Darcy in the world of dragon-rich England.

A fun and endearing story told amazingly well by Benjamin Fife, who once again manages to personify a large cast of people and dragons with good effects and voices.

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decent story let down by narration quality.

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-02-20

reasonably well written story, if very very slow to start and a tad chaotic at the start, shifting between too many stories.

Narration is where this falls down, the narrator is very consistent in his reading speed and diction, both which are too fast/upbeat and overpronounced, not being helped by a very echoing recording.

the book picks up after about half-way, and becomes quite enjoyable then.

Book 2 in a nice series!

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-20

An interesting idea behind how a world and character can be done in litrpg with a decent twist.

This series focus is on the main character that is a "dungeon core(think dungeon keeper)"/adventurer mix in a quest for retribution.

Interesting concept and I quite like the narration, if quite basic, it does what it needs to do.

Book 2 is opening more into the dungeon core bit and the character starts to develop more.

great concept with decent execution.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-20

An interesting idea behind how a world and character can be done in litrpg with a decent twist.

This series focus is on the main character that is a "dungeon core(think dungeon keeper)"/adventurer mix in a quest for retribution.

Interesting concept and I quite like the narration, if quite basic, it does what it needs to do.

My only minor problem is that they "stat sheets" are overdone, there's no real point in listing every 0/x skill if the characters never seem to put any less than full amounts to next level into them anyway.

dark and dirty, but interestingly done

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-20

In the Future, everyone really wants to live in a semi-real virtual rpg, where you can respawn back in your home, so the consequences are relatively low.
The world has gone through some nasty times and everyone is happy to see that most people's urges to murder/steal and otherwise fight are in the virtual world where there is little consequence, until it goes all wrong!

A great take on an evil character, that still occasionally falls back to "is what i'm doing actually okay?".
While some of the moral dilemma's are shoved aside too easily occasionally, it doesn't impact the story too much.

Well narrated, well written and fun with not too much side-tracking, fun and hopefully continues the same in book 2 as well.

good start of a series!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-20

The book starts interestingly as the main character and his helper get killed off by a massive new threat to the world, and we get slowly introduced to the world on the journey from level 1 back to get revenge.
The character tries to power through and though his new character class seems to be somewhat randomly chosen with no thought, it slowly starts to live up to the idea.

Narration is great, well paced and with enough differences in the character voices to differentiate between the "cast".

While there is some minor weak points in how the world is supposed to work, it flows well and has enough of a difference with other fantasy to keep it interesting.
Looking forward to part 2!

okay start of a series, bit short

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-02-20

this is a interesting enough start of a series, slightly let down by being quite short and having to jump forward rather fast to get to the next stage every time. The main character is quite engaging and even though she sort of gets her "powers" handed on a platter, is quite likable. The good/evil divide is quite black and white, but not out of place for fantasy.

Narration is decent if somewhat monotone at times, it gets better when the main character switches to female and the narrator gets up to speed.