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Valkyrie

Expeditionary Force, Book 9
Lu par : R. C. Bray
Série : Expeditionary Force, Volume 9
Durée : 19 h et 45 min

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After saving the world many times, the Merry Band of Pirates have accepted the inevitable: Earth is doomed.

All they can do is try to bring a few thousand people to safety, before vicious aliens arrive to destroy humanity's home world. 

No. 

There is one other thing they can do: hit the enemy so hard that the aliens will regret they ever heard of humans.

©2019 Craig Alanson (P)2020 Podium Publishing

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  • Kevin
  • 04/02/2020

A chore to read. A disappointment and repetitive.

My first review was removed. I'm not sure why? It was ranked the number 1 review of the book as most helpful....

I'm pretty upset. I'm not going to lie. I download and binge the books as they are released. Pulling all nighters...

I've been patient. I've been calm. I've defended the series from justified criticism... but I'm so disappointed with this book. Half the book was nothing but filler that didn't need to be there.
The first half of the book had me fist pumping the air.
The second half made me tired, annoyed, upset, and honestly it was a chore to finish the book. I've never felt so bored and annoyed by an author's choice to create a problem that doesn't need to exist, ONLY TO THEN SHOEHORN the advertised revealing of everything. It felt unnatural. And it was as if he simply got tired of writing the filler and just wedged in the reveals.

It made me mad that the MBOP also never seem to actually show appreciation of Skippy. They are jerks to him. Yes he's a jerk at times, but look at some of the statements towards him.... I cannot recall a genuine thank you or anything. It's unnatural and a poor attempt at foreshadowing.

The ending.. I'm glad we know, but I'm certifiably mad that Craig decided to waste the second half of the book on some mission that did not need to be in the book at all. There's literally no reason for that problem to exist.

I'm so tired of the filler dragging the books out. Honestly, I'm seriously debating giving up on my second favorite book series. I'm a diehard fan and have read each book at minimum 4 times each.

The cliffhanger wasn't clever or exciting, it was annoying. We deserved better after waiting so long for answers.

I'm genuinely disappointed that after everything, our heros have yet again waste their time, nothing matters, no one respects Joe for some darn reason, and he still might not get the girl. It's been 9 books, do your thing or get off the pot with the relationships.

The repetitiveness of the story arches and the repetitiveness of the books plot points is unnecessary and filler. We get it, the earth is doomed. Okay. You told us that 7 times in the last 20 pages. We.get.it.

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  • Carl Haynes
  • 06/02/2020

You stupid monkeys! Why would anyone read a review for book 9

It’s book freeking 9. If you ate 8 bananas from a bunch would you think the 9th banana would be so different that you would have to consult other monkeys on the tasty deliciousness of their 9th banana. Nnoooooo stupid monkeys love bananas and when they have loved their previous 8 bananas form this bunch, said stupid monkey should already know that they will love their 9th banana. Or similarly they will love the continuing adventures of the worlds most magnificent and awesome elder AI Skippy the Magnificent and his stupid side kick Joe “stupid smelly monkey” Bishop on their newly assembled BATTLECRUISER Valkyrie

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  • Anonymous User
  • 05/02/2020

Cliffhangers suck

I completely hate Cliffhangers. The ending is the worst I have ever heard. or could imagine.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05/02/2020

Talk about beating the dead horse.

I was huge fan of this book series. But it feels like I'm reading the same book over and over again. I have relationship fatigue. Sick of hearing the unnatural Way the relationships all exist. This series should have ended three books ago. I think Skippy says it best when he sums up everything blah blah blah

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  • Ryan
  • 05/02/2020

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The performance was great as usual. But overall the story didn’t really go anywhere. If you’ve read or listen any of the other audiobooks. You’re essentially get in the same story over and over again. It is not worth buying!!

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  • 06/02/2020

Feel sorry for RC Bray having to read this

Loved the first book. Sadly the quality have declined steadily as the series have progressed. Seems the author has run out of fresh ideas and is just rehashing old material without being able to develop the plot further. As the story gets more and more confusing, it ends in a cliffhanger. A waste of time and a waste of money. It is obvious that Alanson has decided to milk this series for all it is worth by publishing books faster and faster at the expense of ever declining quality.

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  • Dan Walton
  • 04/02/2020

Don't stop now!

I have experienced all nine books and all I can say is please don't stop now even if you have to make up something... hehe. This author and narrator combination make these books very fun to hear. If you wrote 90 books I would listen to them all!

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  • shannon Pitman
  • 05/02/2020

wow hours I cant get back

I have over 100 books 1st review.. loved the books till now got the preorder. 1st time not worth it on this one. sorry 1st bad reviews

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  • Michael T
  • 04/02/2020

Thank you !

RC and Craig do it again
This is a series I will never tire of
The interplay is just sooo damn good

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  • Margaret Laney Silver
  • 04/02/2020

Alanson and Bray do it again.

Fabulous. Again. I'm such a fan of this series! Highly recommend this book and overall series to anyone who likes science fiction. And talking beer cans.

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  • Tanstair
  • 11/02/2020

This series is one of the best I've read, (heard)

Love these books, as they are fun and light hearted, by the looks of things this may change? I hope I'm wrong just be warned this book may upset you near the end, :-/, Craig pleeese hurry
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  • Kevin
  • 10/02/2020

Change of Style but not in quality

Valkyrie is more character driven and ends with a brutal sucker punch. I love it