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He’s told to save the world. To stop the death of billions. But the only thing he’s given is a chance.

Jim has saved his clan, but has become a wanted man in the process. His journey toward the capital must continue. He needs to warn the king of the danger his kingdom now faces, and Jim only has the support of his friends. Winter is trying to freeze them to death; the forces of darkness are on high alert; and the monsters are hungry. The hunt is on.

Jim must find a way to survive the storm. Even if his team does make it, Jim knows his enemies will be waiting for him to show his face once more.

Failure isn’t an option, and Jim only hopes that he can fight through without sacrificing his friends along the way.

©2021 Michael Head (P)2021 Mountaindale Press

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-03-18

Out of character BS

A bit of a spoiler that has NOTHING to do with the story and should just be removed.

Serious, smart, and practical MC letting an unusually smart and malicious horse constantly try to kill his cousin because... the author thinks it’s funny. It was idiotic and pulled you out of the story. It kicks him IN THE HEAD completely intentionally so hard he lisps for a month. This is after it attacks him a bunch. Made the whole group seem stupid. Not haha silly, just stupid.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 2021-03-21

great sequel

great follow up! can't wait for the next installment. And Travis Baldree may be the best narrator of all time.

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  • Michael Parnell
  • 2021-03-18

Great story, awesome performance!

Great sequel, good pace, lots of action and a fair amount of humor. If you like fantasy, I would recommend giving this series a try.

Travis, great job as always!

Michael, keep up the great writing!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 2021-03-17

Great narration and story

I really enjoyed this second book. I can see the author coming into his own voice and Travis Baldree brings a phenomenal performance that enhances the work as always.

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  • Tiffany
  • 2021-03-17

Wonderful series!! Reminds me of Cradle

This a great job by Travis Baldree, Love hearing his voice!! The story is a wonderful one that keeps you engaged and enthralled on every page, can't recommend it enough to those who enjoy cultivation novels like Cradle! Can't wait for book 3!!!!

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  • Al Martinez
  • 2021-03-17

Great continuation!

Yeah if your into progressive fantasy and cultivation stories then pick this book up. It’s very well written, not full of terrible story decisions and the pacing is perfect.

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  • Benjamin
  • 2021-04-22

Faces same problems as other cultivation books

It faces the same problems as several other cultivation books.

1: The root of all conflict being pride is unrealistic. A society would crumble if everyone was as prideful as in this book.
2: Paints the world as black and white.
3: The main character is said to be smart but does some really really stupid things.
4: The inability to name things shouldn't be played off as a joke... the names/jokes in this book are just cringe worthy.

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  • Anthony
  • 2021-03-25

Another great addition

This is another great addition to the series. Alot of good twist to the book. The narrator did another fantastic job. Excited for the next in the series.

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  • Sailfish
  • 2021-03-24

Moves the story forward nicely

Jim and his fellowship move forward to warn the kingdoms of the coming of the nox incursion while encountering various challenges along the way. I particularly liked the part where Michael Head had the king attempt to throw Jim under the bus after Jim actually saved his life. It was an unexpected interesting bit of intrigue. Another interesting part is where one of the likable key fellowship characters is sidelined due to a near death encounter that partially ruined his core. This type of loss makes the story more realistic and leaves me wanting to continue a series to see how it unfolds going forward.

Have I mentioned how gifted Travis Baldree is as a narrator? Why, yes, yes I have. However, in this situation it bares repeating.

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  • SUDHIR S. BAPAT
  • 2021-03-21

Great sequel

Amazing sequel to the first book, just as good. Travis does an amazing job or narrating the fun story. There is good character and story progression. Please release book 3 quickly.

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