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Publisher's Summary

A short story set in the universe of James S. A. Corey's NYT best-selling Expanse series. Now a Prime Original series. This story will be available in the complete Expanse story collection, Memory’s Legion.

HUGO AWARD WINNER FOR BEST SERIES
The Expanse
Leviathan Wakes
Caliban's War
Abaddon's Gate
Cibola Burn
Nemesis Games
Babylon's Ashes
Persepolis Rising
Tiamat's Wrath
​Leviathan Falls

Memory's Legion


The Expanse Short Fiction
Drive
The Butcher of Anderson Station

Gods of Risk
The Churn
The Vital Abyss
Strange Dogs
Auberon
The Sins of Our Fathers

©2022 James S. A. Corey (P)2022 Orbit

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Fun little short story

Worth the few bucks. Nothing mandatory in terms of The Expanse but it fleshes out a story of we’ve heard summarized before into a 1 hour chunk. Like I said, a bit sized deviation from the main story to aid the world building, but nothing more.

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A well written short story

If you are thinking about reading the Expanse books and collation of short stories, or if you're a fan of the Expanse but haven't read this, do so. It is an excellent prequel.

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Not necessary

If you're an Uber duber fan of the series it's definitely worth the hour listen. Most of the story is filled in the gaps of the 1st few books. But a joy to get the more flashed out world. If you want to start the series with this book it wouldn't hurt if you want to pick this book up midway through the rest of the books it wouldn't hurt either.

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Solomon didn't kill himself...

I really enjoyed seeing a more hashed-out version of this as I originally saw this depicted on the TV show.

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Fantastic

Nice, short, well written short story that surprisingly adds a lot of context to events prior to book one. Never thought I was interested in the technical development of the Solomon-Epstein drive, but glad I read it!

No spoilers in this title for other books in the series.

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Expanse Series

The Expanse, The Butcher and Drive are beautifully and wonderfully written. I need more Expanse stories. Awesome 👏

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Good Short Story - I liked it better than book one

This was well told. It is just a short story that probably doesn't move the Expanse plot line ahead much (maybe it does?), but I enjoyed it. I have read Book One of the Expanse series and I didn't love it because the lead character spent so much time thinking about his actions; this book definitely has that but it seemed to have a bit more happening. Mr Mays, the narrator was excellent.

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Excellent Prelude

I like the short little story here, I got into this series from the Amazon Prime Series and I love the world, so I can't wait to read the story.

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Unique, Exceptional and Unparalleled

Story & performance engaged me within the first five words.
highly worth every minute.

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Satisfied my need for more content after the final book

What a great listen. Finished it in one workout and subsequent shower. Great to hear Solomon Epstein’s perspective on the universe changing drive tomb that he created.

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easy read

quick fun easy good to play while working with a coffee... . . .

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