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Derelict

Book 1, Repel Boarders (A LitRPG, Dungeon Core Adventure)
Written by: Dean Henegar
Narrated by: Jack Voraces
Series: Derelict, Book 1
Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
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Publisher's Summary

One captain’s death might turn out to be humanity’s best chance at survival.

As humanity expands into the stars, it discovers the universe is a hostile place.

When Captain Slater of the USS Franklin is assigned to a deep-space reconnaissance mission, his ship is destroyed by an unknown alien race.

Much to his surprise, Slater isn’t killed - he’s transformed. He is now a “derelict” - a consciousness bound to his old vessel. 

Slater must quickly adapt to his new existence before raiders, alien armies, and mysterious forces seek to destroy him for a second and final time.

©2020 Dean Henegar (P)2020 Dean Henegar

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2020-08-21

no stupid mc

I have listen to alot of litrpg audiobooks and both the story + narration is really good. I was first a little sceptical about the space genre and dungeon core mash-up but Dean Henegar really delivered!

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  • Cyphers Fallen
  • 2020-08-21

Original and Great Lit-RPG

When I was a teenager I played table top war games at my local comic book shop. One of my favorite was one that involved having a 4 man squad clear a space ship of xenos. Listening to this gave me pleasant flashback of playing in that comic book shop and all the fun I had. Definitely an original take on the dungeon core lit/rpg genre that is enjoyable and evolves into a very entertaining story. Jack Voraces, an amazing narrator, does an exceeding great job of putting you into the story and portrays each character distinctly with a great range of voices. This is one of my favorite lit/rpg of this year, worth a listen. I received a free copy of this book for review purposes at my request, my review is voluntary and unbiased.

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  • Scratch
  • 2020-09-30

A total must have

This is a must have, it’s quite enjoyable, really a pleasure to listen to on a drive, though I found myself driving slower than I normally would simply to have more listening time for this, all in all 10/10 recommended for anyone interested in the LitRPG genre and anyone even remotely familiar to the Dungeon Core genre

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  • Keith Brown
  • 2020-09-25

Interesting

I like the view on a lit rpg series. I also like the characters, i will definitely recommend the book to people.

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  • Root VanDorn
  • 2020-09-09

GAMER BOOK / CROSS COUNTRY

All in all this is a decent story. It would be great if you're a gamer because lots of the dialog sounds like someone in a video game. Next odd thing is, what were the sound engineers thinking??? Okay, the whole book is about US Navy and US Army and USA stuff but they have a British guy reading it, putting various Great Britain accents on US military personnel. Very weird. Casting guys need to read the book or do a better job. Caught myself ff thru the high pitch annoying gamer dialog of statistics for the derelict. Other than that it's a decent book but one of the few I'd recommend reading over listening to.

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  • clinton
  • 2020-09-09

Absolutely love this book

This was really good I didn't know what to really expect from this book but I gave it a try because all of the authors other books have been really good and this one was no exception. This was absolutely fun creative and enjoyable I loved the set up of the story it's fantasy without being in the fantasy setting and it works really well adds a lot of Mystery and anticipation to find out what's going to happen next. the one thing I have to say is a found the little bit of repetition of the full read out of a research and list of mobs and that kind of like a little bit cluttered and filler so that wasn't the greatest I hope it gets trimdown especially as the derelict grows but other than that truly is a fantastic read. It should also be noted that Jack Voraces did an absolutely Stellar job with this book absolutely amazing read.

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  • Jonathan
  • 2020-09-07

its good

its a solid book. awesome story, characters are cool and the game mechanics are fun. awesome stuff here. worth the credit

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  • Bobsquatch
  • 2020-08-22

Great book!

Hated for it to end. Nice beginning for a dungeon litrpg. Please get the next out soon.

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  • Michael
  • 2020-08-21

Fantastic

I enjoyed Dean Henegar's Limitless Land books, so I was excited to see a new series from him, and I wasn't disappointed! This is a fun different take on dungeon core series, I'm very excited for the next book. The narration is excellent as Jack just continues to improve, each performance is better than the last.

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  • Dylan Nichols
  • 2020-09-09

Fantasy Dungeon Core in Space!

This was a fun read, and really enjoyed the storyline. Being a W40k and Space Hulk fan It was fun to get some space hallway fighting action. Wasn't ready for the story to end and looking forward to more. Book 2 Hurry up!

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