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Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit, and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. But Prisms never last and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live: Five years to achieve five impossible goals.     

But when Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he's willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

Narrators also include: Steven Carpenter, Terence Aselford, Tim Getman, Yazmin Tuazon, Ren Casey, Richard Rohan, Scott McCormick, Michael John Casey, Mort Shelby, Nanette Savard, Lily Beacon, Michael Glenn

©2010 Brent Weeks (P)2010

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Sound effects and background noises too loud

The sound effects and background noises are too loud in comparison to the voice actors’ reading. The voice actors speak quickly and quietly, in comparison to the loud AF sound effects, so it was a very difficult listen. I paid for it though so I’m listening to it…

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My first Graphic Audio

I’m so disappointed I went with the graphic audio. I have already read this book so I knew I liked it, but my husband prefers audio and I thought this would be a good way to introduce him to the series. No. The voice actors were so over-the-top. It made me like the characters the less because they came across as entirely too dramatic. Too whiny, too wimpy, too everything. I get that you sort of have to compensate for the lack of visuals, but this was just not enjoyable to me. I also thought the background “music” was distracting and almost overpowering, and there were COMMERCIALS between book parts. Never again. I will only download regular narration books.

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WTF?

This was horrible! The background noise and music and whatever was going on was so loud and unbearable I could only listen for a few minutes. I skipped ahead to see if it got better, it did not! I can't believe anyone listened to this and thought it was a good idea to put it out. My god it's tremendously bad!