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Black Flame in the Barren Steppe

By: G. Akella
Narrated by: Nick Podehl
Series: Realm of Arkon, Book 8
Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Summary

The final battle looms. On one front, the god of hatred, Vill, leads a horde of undead occupying the Erantian borders, threatening to overrun the orcish steppe. On another, the dark god Rakot aims to break out of Limbh. But even those threats pale before the one coming from the East: three ancient beasts set on wiping out all living beings. 

The AI systems are in death throes as the Realm of Arkon seems less and less like a game. The standard behavioral algorithms of mobs and NPCs are long in the past. Gone are the simple quests and comical enemies. If you want to win, to grow stronger, or at least to survive, you must evolve along with this merciless world. 

Krian must fight for his freedom, for his friends, and for the future of the world he now calls home. And as the finale draws near at breaking speed, a Black Flame blazes in the Steppe, growing ever brighter....

©2018 G. Akella (P)2019 Audible, Inc.

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  • Dragonis
  • 19-06-19

Loved it

the battles were allaying although the felt a little rushed. I still enjoyed the hell out of it and can't wait for the final battle.

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  • Raistlin Majeres
  • 20-05-19

Black Flame in Barren Steppes

Good book.
Once again Akella deliverers an intriguing story filled with everything I’ve come to expect from this series.

Podehl delivered an excellent performance.

Worth the buy, can’t wait to continue the story.

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  • Teill Claassen
  • 17-05-19

great series

always a new twist. it is a wonderful world of fantasy and well read by nick podel

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-05-19

Weak

Man was waiting for the last two books to come out and now the last one isn’t even in audible! How lame is that! Well besides that the characters were good like always but man the story was hella weak. The story was seemed short when compared to the previous books and seemed to be lacking. This book didn’t not really evolve the series. It seems like the book was just rushed or the author didn’t have enough to write for this part of the story. Lame! Definitely weakest out of all the books in its series.