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Captain Jackson Wolfe never thought he'd see the end of the Phage War in his lifetime. The enemy was too powerful, too numerous, and utterly determined to exterminate humanity.

But the appearance of a new ally in the fight has changed all of that. For the first time since the original incursion, Wolfe thinks that maybe there's a chance to stop their implacable enemy before they have the chance to wipe out any more human planets. That opportunity comes at great cost, however, and even as he makes plans for their first offensive move on the Phage, Jackson is all too aware that most of them will not survive.

©2015 Joshua Dalzelle (P)2016 Podium Publishing

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Narrator is amazing

I’ve really enjoyed this trilogy. The writing is great and the storyline interesting. What really sets this series apart, however, is the narrator. He is phenomenal. The use of accents and tonal changes to differentiate characters is exceptionally well done.

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Wrapped up hastily

Loved the series and the well fleshed out characters, I just wish that the ending was more direct. It just kind of trailed off leaving us unsure of the what the future had in store for the characters we had invested in.

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predictable, but still good

great narration, with a really good story

well worth the time and the credit, gonna try out another Dalzell

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Outstanding

The end was quiet, the battle I was waiting for didn't happen. The story though was full and stayed true to the characters. Wonderful tech talk and gripping moments. Wishing there was one more book!!

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  • Corey
  • 2016-07-11

Awesome series!

I loved it! I loved the entire series! Mark Boyett could narrate an instruction manual for my Ikea furniture and would gladly listen. The story is engaging and the characters are easy to relate to. I haven't listened to many of Joshua Dalzelle's books but I will definitely start now.

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  • Trev
  • 2018-06-12

You knew the ending before the book started.

Wont give it away but it is one of those books after half way through the second book the "Big reveal" in book three was not surprising. This was a let down. Other than this it was not a bad book Mark had yet another great performance it was just the story was a bit lack luster.

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  • Petros
  • 2018-10-07

A 'meh' ending.

Wraps everything up, but as predictably as possible. Not a terrible end to a trilogy, but each novel is slightly weaker than the last.

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  • Kalin B
  • 2017-12-21

And finally the interesting part is here!

That's the problem - the author has tried to made a trilogy, when he could put all of this content in to 1 or max 2 books and write further development of the story. In general that's the most interesting book from the trilogy, but still the chatty filling content is too much. I highly recommend the author to re-think the way he makes new books - I get that the commander has good management skills, but I get tired of listening the same commands he give over and over again.. who cares - we are not ship commanders and we are not so much interested in the so detailed way the commander controls the ship. That kind of development is kinda slow and not so fascinating. There are times when I was forcing myself to listen to the book, while with other authors I simply crave to have free time and listen them.
M.Boyett - one of my favorite narrators, simply amazing job, especially in this book, where the chat is a lot and many voices are required.

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  • Dustin Ballinger
  • 2016-08-17

Loved the series

Had listened to several of the Heppner and Larson series and liked them. Saw that Mark Boyett narrated this series so I thought I'd give it a try, listened to the series straight through and enjoyed every minute.

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  • Michael
  • 2016-07-10

Awesome end to the trilogy

Excellent trilogy. I thought the pacing was good and the performance was excellent as always.

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  • Patrick
  • 2019-04-16

Great trilogy

I am so glad I accidentally found this series and this authors works. Warship was the first Dalzelle book I got and had to finish the series bc I enjoyed it so much. The characters are great and you care so much for them. The way space battles our written is clever and really well conceived. I plan to read many more of his books.

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  • Brandon
  • 2018-04-02

Under-whelming

The story premise felt like it had promise, but I feel like the author failed to deliver. What could've been a very interesting tale of interstellar warfare felt like it was dealt with in a half hearted manner. Not enough time taken to elaborate. Battles that were described as taking hours gave me no sense that they actually took that long, they felt like they took a handful of minutes. Disappointed, and will not listen to again

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  • Karl Schleelein
  • 2018-02-28

Great storyline, ending seemed a bit rushed

Great storyline, ending seemed a bit rushed for my taste but that may be to launch a sequel series

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  • Devin C Spencer
  • 2018-01-01

Brilliant until the end

Performed to perfection. But the end was abrupt and without closure. Most likely someone got board with ending and provided a rather disappointing conclusion. Pity.

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