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Raze

Completionist Chronicles Series, Book 4
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
Categories: Young Adults, Ages 13 & Up
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Summary

Humanity on the run. Desperate base building. Dark deeds done during daylight.

Joe has started to draw attention to himself and his abilities. While some of the attention is good and allows for personal growth, most of it is from various organizations that feel threatened by the sudden upswing of power that Joe's guild - The Wanderers - is attaining.

As the threat to Earth begins to reach its peak, all of humanity has a choice: flee to Eternium, or stay for an uncertain future. Some stay, some go, some don't make the choice quickly enough. In Ardania, the human Kingdom is seeing an unprecedented influx of people. Supply and demand is an issue no matter where you go, as a civilization of a few million can't prepare to accept an eighth of Earth's inhabitants at once.

Joe sets out to solve problems where he can, but he can't be there for everyone...especially when a group of smiling enforcers are working to bring him down.

©2019 Mountaindale Press (P)2019 Tantor

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Phew, better transition than Dungeon Eternium

I was dreading this book because of the change of narrator, but its no where near as bad as Dungeon Eternium. Most of the characters voices are similar to the previous narrator (not sure if this was a conscientious effort, but glad of it), and there is even an amusing, if slightly contrived, nod towards the change in the story.
Once I got about half way through I had fully immersed in the new reality of Luke Daniels.
The story itself was wonderful as ever, even more so than divine dungeon, I cant wait to see where this goes.

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What a storyline

You have to be a nerd but.... Wow what a series, only bad thing is its still being written so I have to wait for the next in series!!!

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Awesome!

Love this series, give me more!!

Luke is an amazing narrator. Stick with him 😀.

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Great book

I cant wait for the next one and Luke does a good job narrating it.

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  • JW
  • 30-11-19

love it

I do wish he would stop writing side books and continue the main story! but I do love the main story

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Best one yet

There was a large amount of pressure on this book but I loved it sure the chances in narration weren't great but still it was amazing
So overall I encourage people to read or listen to it

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change the narrator back

After getting the last few books, I was so looking forward to the next one. sadly this didn't work. I want to hear the story. The voices the narrator used was painful to listen too and didn't feel they fit for most. The main MC was fine. which is the only thing that saved it.

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Still awesome.. even with unexpected changes!

So I was really looking forward to this book, i just finished the others again and was a little shocked to hear Luke Daniels .... This was not a bad thing. I like him and his voice acting, i think for me it was a shame that the previous was replaced as i really liked him too.

Having said all that.. the book and story its self was great. some what shorter that i would have liked, maybe a bit of a filler rather than a solid part of the story line, but that does not mean that i didnt enjoy it.

I'm looking forward to the next book! I would like to have known a bit more about whats happening on earth, but im going to guess thats what going to come up in the next book!

Great job as always!

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Shame about the voice acting.

Was happy with the story following on from regiside. but what happened to the voice acting? I loved Jackons and poppy in regiside but the voices have totally changed in this book. also was real hard listening to the wolf man part. too many rrrr's over exaggerated. but overall a good book.

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  • MK
  • 13-11-19

Too short

Definatly feel that there was not enough content in this book

The narrator did a excellent job taking over the series especially considering his less than best work on dungeon eternium.

Joe's progression seems to have stagnated it's not really noticable in this book but the next one needs to have more.

Also the hell was that 'game over' thing. Completely out of place and unnecessary there was a lot of other types of monsters to go with that dont ruin the law of the world and dont scream meta and require a staggering amount of plot armour to defeat. Any overwhelming strong monster would do 'game over' is just dumb.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-11-19

The narration threw me off

The story was pretty great man but i think it was a really bad move to switch narrators. Luke Daniels wasn’t bad but Vikas Adam did such an amazing job voicing the previous characters that these new voices felt foreign to me.

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  • Daniel Everest
  • 12-11-19

Sadly the same problem as eternium persists

Let me start off by saying Luke Danials is a fine narrator but the difference between him and Vikas Adam is definitely jarring as someone who listened to the earlier books certain voices associated with the characters are markedly different which detracts from the enjoyment. The story itself is excellent with Dakota Krouts other work but in this case reading the book is more enjoyable.

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  • Christopher
  • 14-11-19

More of an episode than a book.

First off, the transition from Vikas Adam to Luke Daniels came off much better than it did with Krout’s other series. It has been about the same amount of time for me between the last Adam and the new Daniels books in both series. I was definitely put off by the change in the Dungeon series, while in this one I actually like the Daniels version a whole lot more.

That aside, this book was entertaining but scatter-shot in its pace and plotting. The ending just sort of happened, and there wasn’t anything that resembled a unifying element that I could point to.

So in the end, it was worth the credit, but not anything particularly special.

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  • Jonathan Holtmann
  • 04-01-20

Excellent continuation

Adjustment to new narrator was relatively easy. The book was very enjoyable and an excellent continuation of the series.

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  • R. Harmon
  • 21-11-19

So good!

It amazes me just how good Dakota Krout has become as a writer. I loved his work from the first Divine Dungeon book, but the quality has continued to improve over the years. I suppose this is how it's supposed to work, but it feels like every book he writes is "the best one yet."

This book, "Raze," is no exception. While the second book, "Regicide," was a tough act to follow, this one builds well on the previous installments, and several of his characters show clear personal growth. We see some new characters, too, in addition to tying up a few loose threads from the previous book. The author addresses what seemed at first like an inconsistency but turns out to be a major plot point. He even supplies an in-universe explanation for the change of narrator.

Speaking of the narrator (no pun intended, though I think Joe would approve), Luke Daniels is on top of his game here. As with Rexus, the "side quest" just before this book, his voices are just right. Jaxon sounds more like the dignified, elderly doctor than the "creepy old man" as read by the former narrator, and the effect is more humorous than I would have expected.

Overall, I found this one very entertaining. I intend to listen again very soon, since I kind of rushed through it due to how engrossed I was. There are always those little things that one misses on the first pass, and this story feels like it has good replayability.

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  • Ariel Mozeson
  • 18-11-19

Narration:(

you really have to be careful about switching up a narrator mid series. It's so jarring. Especially this guy, who seems to have a completely different take on all the characters. Sigh, it's really threatening immersion for me.

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  • Uncle Vic
  • 13-11-19

Why, Oh Why?

The change of performer really spoiled this book for me. I'm not saying he's bad, but going from Vikas' performance to Luke's was so jarring, there was no continuity for me.

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  • Josh Ferguson
  • 18-11-19

It's like he didn't even listen to the other books

I like Luke Daniels as a narrator, but the differences between him and Vikas Adams are like the differences between bread and butter. Spoiler: Magical Synesthesia makes women sound like men, and men sound like they're all from the deep South or from France. Even after listening to the first two books, I couldn't follow this one without constantly going back 30-45 seconds each time someone spoke. As much as I relate to Dakota's books, I will not longer engage in any series where the narrator is changed. The names are pronounced differently, the pace of the book is different, and ultimately the entire series is dashed for me.

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  • C. Normandeau
  • 16-11-19

Hate changing narrators

It’s so difficult to enjoy a book when the narrator is changed from prior books in the series

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  • james
  • 12-11-19

Great book

Very good. While it took a while for me to get used to the new narrator beyond that flawless!

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