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After years of battle, Kelsey Bandar and Jared Mertz are finally ready to face the master AI enslaving the Terran Empire. With just a bit of luck, this nightmare will finally be over.
Only luck can run out just when you need it the most.
Outnumbered and outgunned, they must salvage victory from certain defeat. Failure means extermination, invasion, and the loss of everyone they love. Can they beat the odds just one more time?
If you love military science fiction and grand adventure on a galaxy-spanning scale, grab When Luck Runs Out and the rest of The Empire of Bones Saga today!
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AI dies with a whimper
Where to begin with the atrocity of the story?
The story deviates to alien world with alien tech that exists to create essentially a deus ex machina for the override that they got on terra but is burnt at their destination so the entire part of going to terra for the override was entirely pointless, that is 2 books rendered essentially pointless, except of course that it made 2 character pregnant WHAT A SURPRISE WAY TO INCREASE PERSONAL STAKES!
Then when they finally get to the master AI, sure it is a sodding slaughter and a decent build up to the MAI but holy crap it the MAI is such a humongous let down, it is entirely personality free, the many before had a personality but this one was so bland! It was NOT a worthy opponent in the end.
Then at the end, the entire thing is turned around and their accomplishment undone to set up for next stories.
The story is a massive disappointment. THe series over all is decent but the end here is a dud.
Good characters though, stayed true. Veronicas narration is spot on, best female narrator to do male characters I have listened to, 5/5 stars for her performance.
Epic Military Space Opera
The entire Empire Of Bones Saga is a marvelous military space opera and one of my favorite series. The world building and the engaging, multidimensional characters created by Terry Mixon are amazingly captivating. The action-packed storylines are fast-paced with exhilarating nonstop adventurous exploits, surprising plot twists and suspense. Although I didn't want the overarching storyline to end, this book culminated with possibilities. I look forward to reading new adventures featuring these characters as they face unresolved challenges. It was a pleasure to listen to the performance of the narrator; she furnished each character with a distinctive identifiable voice matching their individual personality. I was provided a free review copy of this audiobook and am voluntarily leaving this review.
A Good Conclusion, Ready For The Next Book
I found this series a while back and have never regretted it. Have received several review copies but have also purchased some of this series. Definitely worth every credit. Especially the combined volumes that have the extra short stories that have not yet been made available elsewhere. This allows you to get three full stories and a bonus short all for one credit. What a deal!
This series is basically a military space opera. That means lots of action as well as suspense and real people with real problems all in a space ship setting.
Narration is truly amazing and is kept consistent throughout the series.
This series is brought to a good conclusion in this novel. I did not feel this book was as good as the rest in the series but that was a really high standard to meet so I can still say this was a good story and well worth your credit. It just didn't flow as well as the rest of the series.
Although this book brings this series to a good ending, there is still lots of questions, mysteries, and situations to either continue this series or spin off to a new series.
I will definitely be looking for more.
I received this free review audiobook and I am voluntarily leaving this unbiased review.