• Implode

  • The Completionist Chronicles, Book 8
  • By: Dakota Krout
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (1,929 ratings)

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Implode

By: Dakota Krout
Narrated by: Luke Daniels
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Publisher's Summary

The Dwarves want to fight. They’re ordered to escape. Turtling up is the best of both worlds.

Joe and humanity as a whole messed up pretty badly, managing to get some of the most important people from both the Elven and Dwarven races killed. Now the war is escalating to unprecedented levels, and only one side needs to worry about being slain. With the attackers knowing they can get right back up after dying, they are throwing themselves against their centuries-long foe without caring for the consequences.

As the death toll rises, there’s still hope for Joe and the people that he chose to align himself with. His tiny Hamlet is hidden away from the Elves, so the Ritualist gets a quest to escort the core of the Dwarven Oligarchy to safety: their History, and those that lived it. If he can manage to save even a few as the Dwarven Oligarchy begins to Implode, the race might one day have a chance to regain their former glory.

There’s only one major issue with convincing the war-loving Dwarves to escape the final battle and hide away: they’re war-loving Dwarves.

©2022 Dakota Krout (P)2022 Mountaindale Press

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This series is slipping

First, I never thought the day would come where I'd have to give Luke Daniels less than five stars. In this case his voices are so over the top, they're distracting. I can't get past the Dwarves who are insufferable.

The first couple of books in this series were five stars, but it gets worse with each book. Maybe I've been spoiled by other LitRPGs that are 60 plus hours per book and way more interesting and original, or maybe it's just getting old.

I'll likely not buy another.

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pretty much turning to crap

This series was the one I pointed to when I tell people about LITRPG. last couple of books have been pretty halfassed. Dakota you're better than this.

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Narrator is getting irritating

Made to to chapter 6 before I realized that I was sitting and getting increasingly irritated by the Narrator's overdone childish voices for almost EVERY SINGLE SENTENCE. To the point that I couldn't follow the story really. This is it, mister cursed baldy, It's been real, but I'm out.

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bruh

ok nah Joe has gone from a serious interesting character to a weird joke of himself hardly recognize the character from the first book to where he is now his character development has gone steadily downhill they introduced romantic interest that was boxed and badly handled and there is a massive plot hole honestly I wasn't very happy with the last installment and this one has pretty much killed my interest in the series the whole thing just imploded on itself

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Not sure I can finish this.

Very difficult to listen to. Everything is a joke and the characters are just silly.

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The "joke" has become the story

the series started out so promising and has now become a series that just keeps retelling the same joke over and over.

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Masterpiece!

Keep ‘em Coming! So happy this has come out and the speed they are coming out now.

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Can’t wait.

Can’t wait for The next part. I’m not sure where this is going but I love the ride.

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Annoying narrator

I feel like this book is good and spite of its narration. it's worth the credit but the narration made it a hard listen.

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I felt it was a little childish.

to me it seemed the tone in which it was read and performed was a little much. the overall story was still relatively interesting, but in the interest of transparency it was immature and the story lacked depth.

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  • Matt Roberts
  • 11-17-22

Tedious mess

Not quite sure why I keep doing this to myself, but these get worse. Recovers a little in the last third.

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  • Ørjan
  • 10-16-22

brilliant series that keeps getting better

This is a great book series that just keeps getting better.

good and interesting story progression without drgging it out with to much fighting.

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  • Michael graham
  • 10-15-22

Good so far

I’ve really enjoyed this series so far but I will say that if the MC decides to go and “save” that person in upcoming books I won’t be listening to the rest.

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  • AJAS
  • 10-08-22

Brilliant as always

Need I say more? This series just gets better and better. It’s a beautifully crafted story with some truly interesting characters and relationships.

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  • matt
  • 10-08-22

fantastic book would recommend

yet another fantastic book plot has expanded. the book is well written and just enjoyable, as was the narration. can't wait for the next one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-02-22

Onwards and upwards

Falling off the series at some point is fair, especially after this many books. I am not one of these people however. I look forward to the next one as Jo's story continues to unfold.

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  • Joshua Jones
  • 10-14-22

Tone down the silly voices.

Series continues to be pretty mid, but entertaining enough to continue. Though the way Luke Daniels narrates it to make the characters seem even more exaggerated than they already are has gone from amusing, through tolerable, and into immersion-breaking.