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This title will be streaming in Audible Plus through September 1st, 2021.

Lindon has a year left. 

When his time runs out, he’ll have to fight an opponent that no one believes he can beat. Unless he learns sacred arts the right way, from scratch, he won’t have a chance to win...and even then, the odds are against him. 

In the course of their training, he and Yerin travel to the Blackflame Empire, where they fight to master an ancient power left behind by a fallen clan. This is Lindon’s chance to learn a true Path, but there are those who do not wish to see these lost techniques revived. 

Success means a chance at life, but failure means death. 

In the sacred arts, those who risk the most travel the farthest. 

©2017 Hidden Gnome Publishing (P)2018 Hidden Gnome Publishing

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I need more.

I just discovered this series 4 days ago, and I’ve already finished all the books that are currently out. I really need audible to get the next book read. A great series I can’t wait to see were it goes

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still just half a book

The characters are still flat. They do things that are inconsistent and don't make sense. Everything is about cheating and advancing by any means and any shortcut. The magic system is a complete rip-off of Dakota Krout's Dungeon Born series. I wonder if they are best friends or if Wight is going to get sued for copyright infringement. There is even dungeon-like adventuring in this book (similar to Krout's). I like the book but it's so short. It's not good enough for me to drop money for every short book in the series. There are supposed to be like 12 books in this series. This series isn't worth over $100 bux. This third book seems like a good place to stop. There isn't anything to learn here, just cheap entertainment that's overpriced.

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High Stakes Showdown done perfectly!

This is one of my favorite books of the series and Travis Baldree perfectly encompasses each character in the story in his voice acting. 5/5 Stars!

Thank you for another great book Will!

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Doesn't get good until the end

I gave this book a shot after the previous booked hooked me enough to keep reading. This one is really slow to develop. There is plenty happening it's just not interesting or exciting though until the last few chapters. The book does end on high note though and should set up the rest of the series well. we will see.

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Excellent follow up

This book was filled with subtle humor and creative twists and turns I did not expect. Can’t wait for the next book.

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better then tv

I spend more time listening to books then I ever did watching TV the amount of detail will puts into his worlds makes me never want to stop listening

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The series just gets better and better!

Congratulations to the author for writing an amazing series. It's very difficult to maintain power scaling throughout storylines but it is done masterfully throughout the whole series. The audio performance was exceptional and really brings you into the moment.
Happy to continue the series!

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sooo good

loved it beyond measure. started evangelizing only after i had caught up on the series. Do it!

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Excellent story, Imaginative, Full of Action

Wow. Really loved this third book in the Cradle series. Moved along nicely with lots of challenges, combat and advancement up the ranks of power. Taking the path of the Blackflame was risky but through it all Lindon remains humble yet fixed on his destiny. I highly recommend this audible book.

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Awesomeness

best book in the series, can't wait for the next one. kept me guessing the whole way

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  • Nicholaspoiuy
  • 04-09-21

Epic English author version of coiling dragon

Epic English author version of the Chinese story coiling dragon. All 9 books are good.

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  • Daryl peter lambrou
  • 01-01-22

Addicting

these books are top class the story is amazing and griping the characters are great and u love them and there story the history and lore is great you just want to learn more amazing series

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  • Alan
  • 12-11-21

Flaming Awesome.

Damn this series just gets better and better as the books continue, Holy moly the magical system is phenomenal. The Oriental setting is just amazing, so action packed and fast paced will have you so intrigued right from the start till the end. Lindon has a deadline. A year to advance enough to face and fight a gold cultivator Jai Long in single combat. His adoptive family Eithan, Orthos the giant turtle and Fisher Gesha has thrown him in the deep end and are pushing him to his limit. In this entry the story expands to the Blackfire empire which has many factions which are at one another's throats. Plenty of character development and growth as we watch Lindon and Yerin progress along the path of cultivation. Along the way it is revealed that Suriel has discovered the multiverse is under threat. Just what Lindon and his sword sister Yerin roles will be in this conflict is yet to be revealed. Absolutely fantastic, now for book four, Travis Baldree continues his awesome narration, I very highly recommend to all fantasy fans...😁💥🔥

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-31-21

Does not disappoint

The books in this series continue to improve with each one! I hope to see it continue!

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 11-15-20

Everything changed when the fire nation attacked

My boy Zuko, i mean Lindon is really growing up.

9/10 needs more fire breathing turtles

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  • Alexander Devitt
  • 08-18-20

A very thrilling sequel.

Book 3 of the series is just as good as the first. There is no lack of momentum, only a rich sequence of interesting storytelling. And props to the ever reliable Travis Baldree to keep the words as attractive as they are intended.

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  • Bradley
  • 02-19-19

The greatest books ever

I love all the books from this series haha this writer is the best and it even gives you a laugh every now and then