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Supercarrier Audiobook

Supercarrier: The Ixan Prophecies Trilogy, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

Captain Keyes is loved by the public but hated by Command. He captains the UHS Providence, an aging supercarrier and the last human ship not dependent on dark tech - technology humanity has used to rule over the galaxy since barely defeating the Ixa in the First Galactic War.

Dominance has come at a cost. Over the decades, old allies have grown resentful, and when dark tech itself fails, Captain Keyes's predictions start coming true: those old allies are now enemies.

But Keyes is not the only one proven right. As the galaxy plunges into war, the Ixan Prophecies are being fulfilled, one by one. Humanity's oldest enemy is on the rise, with weaponry never seen before.

The fate of the galaxy now depends on Captain Keyes, his tired ship, and his oddball crew. It doesn't pay to be right.

©2016 Scott Bartlett (P)2017 Scott Bartlett

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    Andrew Brough 29/06/2017
    Andrew Brough 29/06/2017
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    "First audio book"

    well narrated, brings the story to life. read the book first and loved it and listening has only reinforced that opinion. can't wait to get the next one.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Diogo M. Liberal 22/05/2017 Member Since 2015

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    "Very bad"

    The worst book of this sort. Completelly non sensical with gooney birds... To be avoided is good advice.

    1 of 10 people found this review helpful
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  • K. Klink
    12/06/17
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    "okay but not good enough"

    performance was great as always from Mark. this story only survived one level of questions, and frequently barely made sense. the story jumped around too much to follow at times and lacked character depth and background. I am disappointed enough to not want to know what happens later.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Craig Burkett
    18/06/17
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    "Was completely lost and didn't care."

    Normally I have no issues with any book's. But found this one hard to follow. Even restarted halfway through, thinking it was me. It wasn't. I was still lost and didn't care about anyone in the book.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Sailfish
    Grover Beach, California, United States
    11/06/17
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    "Excellent multi-faceted character creations"

    A somewhat flippant, recently demoted 1st lieutenant who is the son of an infamous traitor father. A quirky captain of the lone human massive starship that doesn't use dark tech for worm hole travel. A no-nonsense marine sergeant who becomes delusional after experiencing her own death through an invasive mind control simulation. A bipedal fighter-jock bird species called Wingers along with an almost prescient fish-like species called ... wait for it ... Fin. These and other make for a highly entertaining cast as they attempt to save the galaxy from the end times predicted in the Ixan Prophecies.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • kenneth cloutier
    10/06/17
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    "A little too political"

    I love sci Fi because it's an escape from the daunting politics of today. This book has way too many political undertones and obvious references from our current wars to racism and more. A good story line, but the constant back and forth on current affairs is a little too much for me. I hope the second book is not like this.

    Mark Boyett as always was magnificent especially with the winger voices.

    6 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Connie
    Spring Branch, TX, United States
    27/06/17
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    "This book is horrible"

    The story line is convoluted and improbable. The characters are shallow and undeveloped. I couldn't get through the first half of the book before I returned it.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • ARTHUR B.
    09/06/17
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    "not good"

    trying too hard no real flow to story had to re listen to several because story line was all over the place good not hold my mind

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Annamae
    Philadelphia, PA, United States
    01/06/17
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    "Supercarrier"

    Too many avians, screwy plot. However, it is always a pleasure to listen to Mark Boyett. Looking forward to more interesting Sci Fi fantasies !

    5 of 8 people found this review helpful
  • Mick Bird
    Rainier WA
    09/06/17
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    "What a story"
    If you could sum up Supercarrier in three words, what would they be?

    What a great start to what will be I am sure will be a interesting series. The action is non stop at times. We see what the human fleet think as a rundown carrier, with a captain and crew that are rejects and misfits. But the fleet command forget that this is what makes them work so well together. Even when the command place people on board to sabotage the ship. Looking forward to book two.


    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Daniel
    15/08/17
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    "I have no idea what is going on."

    I really don't know who the primary protagonist is, and the characters are flat like a cookie cutter minion. Performance was good, but the story couldn't hold water. It could have used editing and actually focused on a character, but what is done is done. I will be refunding this for my single credit back.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    11/08/17
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    "Providence - Carrier supreme"

    Let me preface this by saying I was lucky enough to have received this as a free download from the author. Saying that, I would say it doesn't affect my review. This is the beginning of a wonderful rich series of stories highlighting corporate greed Vs human survival. Where do humans fit into the great scheme of things, well The Ixan Prophecies lays it out. Follow Captain Keyes and Lt. Usher through a minefield of scheming, dark days and hope. I've read all three books and I now listened to it brought to life. Highly recommended.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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