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Nabil Hussain

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  • Star Wars: Legacy of the Force #1: Betrayal

  • By: Aaron Allston
  • Narrated by: Marc Thompson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144

Luke Skywalker, Jedi Master, has unified the Jedi order into a cohesive group of powerful knights. But as the new era begins, honor and duty will collide with friendship and blood ties. The Skywalker and Solo clans find themselves on opposing sides of an explosive conflict, with potentially devastating repercussions for both families, for the Jedi order, and for the entire galaxy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Starwars book review

  • By paul on 01-12-13

Stunning Star Wars Sci Fi Romp

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-12-18

This audiobook was well composed and played out well. The sound effects were impressive.
The drama was action packed.
It was a pleasure to listen to.

  • Original Sin

  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • By: David R. George III
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

At the end of 2385, in a significant shift of its goals from military back to exploratory, Starfleet sent Captain Benjamin Sisko and the crew of the USS Robinson on an extended mission into the Gamma Quadrant. Tasked with a yearlong assignment to travel unknown regions, they set out to fulfill the heart of Starfleet's charter: to explore strange new worlds and to seek out new life and new civilizations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another great story set in multiple timelines

  • By Kieran Horgan on 02-01-18

Enjoyable and thrilling story!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-12-18

This audiobook was very enjoyable and thoroughly entertaining. Robert Petkoff was a great choice as the narrator.
It was a great audiobook to listen to.

  • Star Trek, Voyager: Pathways (Adapted)

  • By: Jeri Taylor
  • Narrated by: Robert Picardo
  • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 28

Here is the previously untold story of Captain Janeway's crew. They began as individuals, following very different pathways, but together, under the leadership of one remarkable woman, they have become one of the finest teams in the known universe - the crew of the Voyager. Read by Robert Picardo!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good fun for fans

  • By Hannah on 02-09-14

Fabulous and entertaining story of the crew

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-11-18

This tale was well read By Robert Picardo.
There were great voices mimicked by Robert Picardo. The tale was original and interesting. The sound effects were very appealing and diverse.
The drama was quite compelling.
It is such a great idea to find out the origins of the crew.
More Star Trek Voyager audiobooks, please.

  • Star Wars

  • Death Troopers
  • By: Joe Schreiber
  • Narrated by: Sean Kenin
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 280
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232

When the Imperial prison barge Purge - temporary home to 500 of the galaxy's most ruthless killers, rebels, scoundrels, and thieves - breaks down in a distant, uninhabited part of space, its only hope appears to lie with a star destroyer found drifting, derelict, and seemingly abandoned. But when a boarding party from the Purge is sent to scavenge for parts, only half of them come back - bringing with them a horrific disease so lethal that within hours nearly all aboard the Purge die in ways too hideous to imagine.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Star Wars with zombies

  • By Ian on 10-12-09

Original and Wonderful story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-18

This audiobook was original and scary. It was a departure from the norm for Star Wars but was still welcome.
It was a pleasure to listen to. Sound effects were great and there was plenty of action.
Its originality is the best thing about it and was gripping to listen to.
Thoroughly entertaining.

  • Star Trek, Voyager: Caretaker (Adapted)

  • By: L.A. Graf
  • Narrated by: Robert Picardo
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10

Here is the novelization of the premiere episode of Star Trek, Voyager, the unprecedented fourth television series based on Gene Roddenberry's vision of the future. It is the story of the crew of the Starship Voyager, who are hurled far across the galaxy and must team up with their most dangerous adversaries to return home. Read by Robert Picardo, and enhanced with sound effects and an original score!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great start for Voyager sudiobooks

  • By Nabil Hussain on 01-11-13

A great start for Voyager sudiobooks

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-11-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Star Trek, Voyager: Caretaker (Adapted) to be better than the print version?

I haven't read the printed version but I aim in doing so.

What did you like best about this story?

Robert Picardo's narration was excellent as he guided the story along. Having seen the televised episode I could clearly 'see' where the characters were in the story and what they were doing. Robert Picardo played the other characters well as well as the computer voice.
I could follow the story with ease with Robert Picardo's narration.

What about Robert Picardo’s performance did you like?

It was clear,succinct expressive and easy to follow. Robert Picardo was clearly keen to do this narration.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I felt joy at the characters surviving and amassing their traditional crew with new characters coming in at intervals. I felt a pang of sympathy for Voyager's crew as they're 70,000 light years from Earth and have a heck of a journey home.

Any additional comments?

This version was adapted from the original screenplay and bits of the original were cut out but it proved to be a very satisfactory audiobook with Robert Picardo narrating.

  • Star Trek: The Return (Adapted)

  • By: William Shatner
  • Narrated by: William Shatner
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

Legends never die....Old friends are reunited and ancient secrets revealed as Kirk, Spock, Picard, Riker, Data, and all of the Federation's best and brightest are enmeshed in a cosmic saga that will test their strengths and loyalties to the very limit. A personal tale of tragedy and triumph that could only have been written - and read - by William Shatner!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Shatner writes himself back to life

  • By mr on 23-12-12

A welcome inclusion of Kirk into Stat Trek

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-13

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes. It's great to see William Shatner's contribution to the Star Trek mythos.It's a great 3hr
story featuring Kirk, Picard and Spock. it's thrilling to listen to and follow.

What other book might you compare Star Trek: The Return (Adapted) to, and why?

Ashes of Eden although I haven't listened to it at time of writing this review.

What does William Shatner bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

The characters come to life and Shatner brings enthusiasm to the story associated with him playing the part of James T Kirk. The whole story is covered with his passion and dedication to the genre.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes unfortunately I had to listen in two parts as there wasn't time.

Any additional comments?

A great story and well worth the price paid.

  • The Best of Tales: Volume Two

  • A Dragonlance Anthology
  • By: Margaret Weis (editor), Tracy Hickman (editor)
  • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon
  • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

e legendary times of the Kingpriest, the Reign of Istar, and the War of the Lance. Tales of the wrath of gods, the clash of dragons, the emergence of foul villains and shining heroes. Here are collected the best short stories of the Dragonlance Tales II series. For new readers, this is your invitation to a world of wondrous adventure and fantasy, while for longtime followers of the Dragonlance saga, this is a collector's edition of indispensable stories.This volume includes an exciting fast-play adventure by Tracy Hickman set in the world of Dragonlance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best of Tales Volume Two Part One Review

  • By Nabil Hussain on 07-04-13

The Best of Tales Volume Two Part One Review

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

These stories were very entertaining and were of the typical high standard of narrative that is from Dragonlance. I listened to Garrick Hagon's voice astutely and was pleased with the product.

  • Star Trek, The Next Generation

  • Imzadi
  • By: Peter David
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Frakes
  • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Ship's counsellor Deanna Troi mysteriously falls ill...and dies. But her death marks the start of an incredible adventure for Commander Riker - an adventure that takes him across time, pits him against one of his closest friends, and forces him to choose between Starfleet's strictest rule and the one he calls Imzadi. Read by Jonathan Frakes, and enhanced with sound effects!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Star Trek

  • By Deborah Cannard on 16-03-19

Imzadi review

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

This story was the abridged version of the novel. The sound effects and dramatic reading proved to be quite entertaining and was well recevied.

  • Star Trek, Deep Space Nine: Fallen Heroes (Adapted)

  • By: Dafydd ab Hugh
  • Narrated by: Rene Auberjonois
  • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

A strange device from the Gamma Quadrant has shifted Quark and Odo three days into the future to a silent Deep Space Nine littered with the bodies of their fallen crewmates. To save the station they must discover what caused an invasion by heavily armed alien warriors - and find a pathway back through time itself. Read by René Auberjonois!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • classic Deep Space Nine

  • By Ian on 30-06-18

Fallen Heroes Review

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-04-13

This audiobook was well constructed and the abridged version contained the story well. It was a bit worrying

when the audiobook was only 2hr 9 min in length compared to the novel but it held through to be an entertaining piece of fiction.