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A.I. Assault

The A.I. Series, Book 3
Narrated by: Marc Vietor
Series: The A.I. Series, Book 3
Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (68 ratings)

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Summary

Jon Hawkins and his crew are exhausted and homesick. They've destroyed the alien machine menace, going deep into the Kuiper Belt to annihilate the secret A.I. base. From out here the sun looks like just another star. It's a lonely existence. They're ready to go home.

What they don't know - what no one could - was that the A.I. destroyer was only a scout.

More alien vessels drop out of hyperspace. This is an A.I. assault. The clock to human extinction has begun ticking.

Jon and his crew are tired, homesick, and pissed off. They've fought too hard and bled too much to quit now. They're going to find a way to beat the death machines; for the sake of their homes, they have to.

A.I. Assault is a novel of military science fiction by best-selling author Vaughn Heppner and the third book in the A.I. series.

©2017 Vaughn Heppner (P)2017 Audible, Inc.

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great book

loved the book 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ can't Wait to listen to the next book 👍

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Better than the second, more battles,

OK story and well narrated, not very deep, but exciting in lots of places. Still more to come I'd think?

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  • Michael
  • 08-02-19

Great story! Needs one thing to make it better

Great story I really loved it. The plot and political twists are well-written and it's an engaging story. the only distraction is when the author talks needlessly about genitals. ...needs to stop doing that and make the book even better.

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  • T. Bates
  • 29-11-18

From a machine's POV

Intriging series from both the human and AI point of view. Can a machine have feelings? What would it think of us? How could we defeat the perfect mechanical mind? Read this series to find out!

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  • E. Amundson
  • 14-08-18

An enduring story that keeps getting better.

The political picture is becoming more interesting, and the mysteries are getting deeper... I like this series.

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  • Darth Nihilus
  • 13-06-18

lovin' it!

great story breaks away from all the traditional sci-fi garbage. to think that is super Advanced AI entity would get stuck on two people; it's pretty funny!

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  • Trudy Owens
  • 25-04-18

long and drawn-out, but still interesting

This would have been better with some tighter writing. It is starting to remind me of the Saga of the Seven Suns that went on and on and on. It gets tiring in the middle, but once again, in the end, it is enjoyable and interesting, and keeps us wanting more.

Some new characters are introduced and some others dispatched, and the humans keep proving they can outsmart an AI.This volume does move the saga forward quite a bit, so the next installment should be a good one!

Marc Vietor does well with all the voices.

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  • Amazonian
  • 22-03-18

Still going ahead with these

What made the experience of listening to A.I. Assault the most enjoyable?

The voice actor has made some of the characters, just slightly less irritating to listen to. I applaud that. The AI and the Mentalist still have slightly annoying voices but nothing that can't be dealt with.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

I would have done more research into the physics (at the very least, orbital mechanics) to make sure I'm being accurate and basing the physics on currently well-understood mechanisms. Or just left them to magic. The story tries to explain them but that just makes them less believable, not more. I also would have less religious discussion between characters; It's taboo to discuss religion in work environments and I don't think that it would be less so this far in the future. I don't have a problem with it but it does make the story less believable that everyone is talking about it.

What does Marc Vietor bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I think he's learning but then again, maybe the writer told him how he wanted them portrayed. I enjoy it simply because I don't have time to read anymore.

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  • Laz
  • 25-07-20

Wow [no spoiler]

The story just keeps getting better. Vaughn, keep doing what you’re doing coz it’s working. Marc, great job bringing the characters to life, I’m at the edge of my seat the entire time

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  • GLENN BANDY
  • 10-03-20

The best in the series so far

Twists and turns and surprises. I truly believe this is the best in the series so far. New people entered they were credible and it helped to expand the cast of characters. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Kalin B
  • 26-11-17

Supreme A.I. - SUPREME book!

I've listen to the first 3 books of the series. I'll summarize them in one review:

All 3 books have a great narrator!

Book 1 starts with a nice story, but the story develops quite slowly. The overall story is not bad, but it lacks lots of information. As if it goes too slow.. Other than that - the author does a short enough descriptions of people, ships, etc, so you won't be bothered with useless information.

Book 2 is kicking asses! Story goes much faster, lots of more information, very interesting!

Book 3 story is very rich - even more interesting than book 2.

In short - very nice series. Recommended!

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  • EB
  • 02-10-17

The Trilogy continues

I hope there is a next book so we can have a better sense of an ending.