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The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga Audiobook

The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga: Chaos Seeds, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The acclaimed debut novel of the Best Selling LitRPG Saga, Chaos Seeds, from the Father of American LitRPG, Aleron Kong. #1 in Cyberpunk and Video Game Fantasy Over TWENTY-TWO Hundred positive reviews on Goodreads.

In The Land: Founding, the first volume of the award winning Chaos Seeds saga, demons and angels toy with the lives of unwitting humans. Gamers sign away their souls in unread contracts as they log online each day. One at a time, these people are stolen, mind and soul, into a world of magic and adventure that operates by the same laws as the game they worshiped at for years.

Through days of blood and nights of horror, Richter makes both enemies and allies. After witnessing a death, as horrible as it was senseless, he decides that simple survival is not enough. He will found a kingdom all his own. As his power grows however, so too does the list of killers that want what he has created. To survive, he must come to grips with his own mortality and morality, and learn" what all true warriors come to discover. Both cannot always survive.

"Are you a killer or a king?" they asked.

His answer... "Is there a difference?"

©2016 Tamori Publications (P)2017 Tamori Publications

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    Swiss Robinson 23/07/2017
    Swiss Robinson 23/07/2017 Member Since 2015
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    "Bloody Brilliant !"

    This book was gripping from the get go. The narration was captivating and the story is bloody brilliant! I can't wait to listen to the rest of the series !

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    yusif elatmani 13/08/2017
    yusif elatmani 13/08/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Possibly the best book i've ever read"

    I've finished this book in 24 hours, that's how much I loved it.

    The main character was so in tuned with the storyline. How he progressed made me feel like I was playing in the Land itself.

    it's midnight I have work tomorrow, but screw it I'm starting the next book now.

    Thank you so much for creating the world of Land Aleron Kong.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Skyla UK 10/08/2017
    Skyla UK 10/08/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "Wow - refreshing and captivating throughout!!!"
    If you could sum up The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga in three words, what would they be?

    Aleron does a fantastic job bringing together gaming with reading, full of action and wonderful detail throughout - could easily see this recreated as a movie. Can't wait to read book two.


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    scobie 09/08/2017
    scobie 09/08/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "the land"

    great work from a great author expect to see many good things from this writer in the future

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    Paul Chilcott 17/06/2017
    Paul Chilcott 17/06/2017 Member Since 2016
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    "5 stars amazing! "

    Amazing story line that keeps you coming back. Aleron Kong has made something pretty incredible!

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    Mr. Richard Furr London 18/05/2017
    Mr. Richard Furr London 18/05/2017 Member Since 2017
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    "Best LitRPG book I've read"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    The mix of humour and strong characters make the book stand out. Nick Podehl really is a wonderful narrator and helps bring everything to life


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    Mr. Travis H. J. McMurtry Northern Ireland 09/05/2017
    Mr. Travis H. J. McMurtry Northern Ireland 09/05/2017 Member Since 2016

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    "wow"

    Didn't know what to expect when I downloaded this book as ive never read anything in this genre before. I loved it, can't wait for book two to be released on audible.

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    Jez Cajiao South Shields, tyne and wear, United Kingdom 05/05/2017
    Jez Cajiao South Shields, tyne and wear, United Kingdom 05/05/2017 Member Since 2014
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    "Surprisingly brilliant!"

    I wasn't sure about this book reading the synopsis, but honestly loved it! Can't wait for the next book in the series! The characters are easily relatable and anyone who's played RPG's will understand exactly what's going on, we would all change places with the characters any day!

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    Gareth 01/05/2017
    Gareth 01/05/2017 Member Since 2013
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    "Great start."
    What did you like most about The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga?

    This is a great introduction to the series. I have read all the books and cant wait to hopefully have the whole series on audiobook to liven up boring car and tube journeys.


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

    Nick Podehl is great at making the different characters there own and bringing the world to life,


    Any additional comments?

    Really looking forward to the next one.

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    01/05/17
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    "Welcome to the Land!!!"

    Ok so if you have never listened to or read a litrpg your in for a treat!

    Aleron Kong does an amazing job of world building, character development, funny real world reference "alot of the litrpg out is russian based and some of the references mean little to the English crowd". If you have ever played an mmo and thought man I want to live in this world than this book is for you! The Land is a vibrant world with amazing characters "Sion is my favorite"! Nick Podehl is the narrator and his performance is great, the sound effects are spot on.

    I won't give you any spoilers but if your even remotely interested in the summary give this book a go and you will fall in love!

    13 of 18 people found this review helpful
  • Johan
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    27/04/17
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    "Excellent"

    The narration is amazing, the main character doesn't sound like a teenager like he use too, but an actual adult, in his mid twenties. Sion doesn't sound annoying anymore; really all the things I didn't like about the first narration of this book were fixed.

    I don't really care for the sounds before stat & explanation windows, just a bit overdone.

    My favorite character voice is Mama, "Don't lie to Mama!" but they are well done. Nick Podehl has done great work in "The Gam3" and other fantasy book, and hopefully will continue working with both series.

    12 of 16 people found this review helpful
  • Wayne
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    "May the ground shake"

    Loved the new version of the audiobook the narrator really helped to bring the book to life.

    I have read up till book six and love the series but love audiobooks so that they are able to bring the story to life. Looking forward to more of the books in the series to be brought to life.

    9 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • Shane
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    "Phenomenal!"

    I was skeptical. Even through the first ten minutes or so but it quickly became apparent that this story is nothing short of riveting.

    What's more is that it's so enjoyable that you won't feel like a basement dweller giving in to some guilty pleasure.

    It's escapism at its finest.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Anthony
    19/08/17
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    "wow just wow"

    I'll keep it short within the first 20 minutes of this book had to get the other books it's that simple

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Julie
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    18/08/17
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    "surprised!"

    I didn't think I would like it. I went out on a limb just because I was bored, and I'm so glad I did. Completely different than anything I've ever been exposed to. I had no idea it had anything to do with a game or whatever, but I thoroughly enjoyed the book.
    I will certainly be buying the next one as soon as I can!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Michael
    17/08/17
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    "great"

    Accidentally stumbled onto this book and am so glad i did. I could not stop listening to it. I cam not wait for the rest

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    16/08/17
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    "Amazing!"

    I'd never before heard of litRPG and was wonderfully impressed with both the concept and the delivery. The story was engaging, the narration superb! Loved the sounds effects, too. Going to buy the next book now...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Byte Knight
    Bangkok CN
    12/08/17
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    "Excellent World Creation"
    What made the experience of listening to The Land: Founding: A LitRPG Saga the most enjoyable?

    I am a fan of the Anime series "Sword Art Online" and I see this as another extension of that type of series. I am also a fan of "Ready Player One" and I see links into that universe and dimensions (Like the Dr. Who bag of holding).


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Ricktor (John) I do not know if the author read "White Gold Wielder" where a person from another world is dropped into a fantasy land but I can see a parallel to that world also.


    Which character – as performed by Nick Podehl – was your favorite?

    I like the Sword Master!


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

    Well, the cutting off of a guys junk and stuffing in down his throat made me cringe!


    Any additional comments?

    I thought at first the announcements of skills and leveling up would be annoying however I started to enjoy it pretty quickly and look forward to it. You are told of another level that controls The Land that you keep looking for hints to it. At first, it was suggested it was the Christion Hell however it changes to something else.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mark C.
    06/08/17
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    "OK so now I'm hooked on a new genre of books!"

    I'm looking forward to to the rest of this series! Very well written and the narration was spot on!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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