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Byways: A METAtropolis Story

By: Tobias S. Buckell
Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
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Publisher's Summary

A conspiracy looms that threatens Cascadia itself. So why is Reg, a demolition crew worker, the last, best hope to stop it? Because there’s more to Reg than meets the eye…

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Wil Wheaton provides masterful performance!

While short, the author not only provides interesting characters, and great plot twists. it also gives us an atypical vision of the future, all in all though it is the performance where the story lives!

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Political opinions

The author has strong ideas about ecology, immigration, population, suburbs, energy, etc. and expressed them clearly in this story. I’m glad it is short.

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Engaging story

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Awesome adventure!

This is a fantasy, it's a hope of the future, loved it! Wil Wheaton does a great read!

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i love this series

please, add more stories to the metatropolis world, this distopía future is amazing, the writers and readers are amazing

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A shallow exploration of very devisive issues.

A very predictable attempt at discussing left / right ideologies... with a sudo sci-fi storyline.

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Narrator is excellent

Narrator is excellent and believable. Story is interesting and dark. I recommend listening to this book.

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What an insightful, short and sweet comment on where mankind is going!

I loved this little thought provoking gem on the downhill slide that separatism will continue to cause in our country, and the world at large.
IDIOCRACY is already more than halfway upon us, and the idea that the co-mingling of ideas, cultures and perspectives can only lead to creativity and invention is so seductive and inspiring.
Also, Wil Wheaton’s narration just continues to improve as he matures. What was once a little boyish over-enthusiasm in his delivery, is now more calm, realistic and lovely on the ears.