• Killing Time: An Epic LitRPG/GameLit Adventure

  • The Realms, Book 3
  • By: C.M. Carney
  • Narrated by: Armen Taylor
  • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (695 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Book three in the LitRPG the series The Realms.

What the Hell Happened to Lex?

All Lex wanted was to help his good buddy Gryph find his sister and maybe save the world along the way. But everything goes wrong from the start when Lex gets separated from Gryph during their transfer into the Realms.

Lost, alone, and forced to live the same day over and over, Lex must defeat the agent of a despotic god, uncover hidden truths about himself, and find his way back to his friend. If he fails the Realms face destruction.

Killing Time is the sequel to the best sellers Barrow King and The Lost City. It is a tale of adventure, mayhem, and loyalty, filled with crazy action, way too much stupidity, and tons of laughs.

Buy now and start this humorously epic RPG GameLit fantasy romp now!

Warning: Welcome to your new favorite genre.

LitRPG/GameLit is genre that incorporates gaming elements from tabletop roleplaying games like Dungeons and Dragons and Pathfinder with epic RPG video games like The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim and MMO’s like World of Warcraft and sets them in a fantasy or science fiction setting. It generally has leveling, stat tables, character sheets, and skill progressions. If you’re new to LitRPG or GameLit, then The Realms is the perfect place to start.

Prepare to lose sleep. You have been warned.

The Realms - An Epic LitRPG/GameLit Fantasy Series. Suggested Listening Order

Barrow King

The Lost City

Killing Time

Dead Must Die (A Side Quest)

Scourge of Souls

The Forsaken God

Chaos Rising

The Ravaged Land

©2018 C.M. Carney (P)2019 C.M. Carney

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Hooray for angry not-quite-dwarves!

Good story and narration!

This is the story of what Lex was up to while Gryph was running around in books one and two. This one was a riot as an angry and distraught not-dwarf gets stuck in a time loop and struggles to get free.

Made me laugh out loud.

A great addition to The Realms series!

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One of my new favorites

This was one of the best audiobooks i have listen to in a while. could not stop listening to Armen Taylor

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Still awesome!

This book follows the great writing that began the sries! Characters are still so full of life and so fun.

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Awesome side quest book

awesome side quest book that feeds the main story with the answer to main character side kicks where abouts during 1st book in series.

I would highly recommend this hilariously funny side quest book.

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Enjoyable

This story is so much better than the main story. I found it rather amusing as well.

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Awesome

Great side story. I wondered what happened to Lex. Looking forward to the next book.

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Super Funny!

What a great side story. Best in the series yet. Quirky. Funny. Intriguing. If you heard of Groundhog Day and liked it, you will love this.

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That was amazing!!

I consider Audible a maze of nearly infinite possibilities. For years now I’ve searched this maze on a weekly basis to find the treasure of that one magical combination of author and narrator that sets my heart on fire. That perfect mix of storyline that tugs at the emotions, that evokes thought and captivates me. I search for one simple thing, a series that I can listen to repeatedly and enjoy every damn time. I’ve only found this in three other authors, and with this read I proudly add a forth.

I have 138 books in my audible library and have listened to thousands of hours of entertainment from various authors. While some titles are a fun read, few have the honor of being among my top 5. Honestly I haven’t even found a top 5. This author has earned the privilege of being my number four. This book was funny, sad, thought provoking, violent and cruel. All the things I love in a read and more. It was unpredictable and made me yell at the author in anger when something crappy happened and praise him when his wit came from and unexpected angle.

Just listen to it.

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Short but worth it

I was wondering what happened to Lex. And this is how we find out. It is short, but worth the time and the cost.

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Great listen

Excellent book! I’ve missed lex and it’s nice to have his time in the sun. Can’t wait to read the next book in the series

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  • Allen Stark
  • 10-24-19

great listen

a medium length audiobook but absolutely top quality , loved it and know I'll listen to it again

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  • Helen
  • 08-31-19

amazing

It is a tale of adventure, mayhem, and loyalty, filled with crazy action, way too much stupidity, and tons of laughs.
amazing book its a must buy you will not regret it

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  • Andrew
  • 06-13-22

a litrpg version of groundhog day!

this third installation of the realms took an old idea and gave it a rather interesting twist with a LitRPG flair.

Armen Taylor again manages to bring the characters to life with talented narration and voice acting. not as action heavy as previous books in the series but a welcome reintroduction to Lex.

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  • Mansoor786
  • 05-26-22

Loving it

Absolutely loved this book. Liked the different perspective of the MC in this story and what he0s been upto all this time while gryff was doing he's stuff. P.S. love time loop

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  • Silk
  • 07-08-20

I've already finished book 3?

It's hard to believe that I have already blasted my way through the third novel in this amazing series.
This novel provides an amusing break from the main character whilst still adding a massive amount of narrative and detail to the Realms. I felt that it was a perfect diversion and Lex is a brilliant character to have focused on and fleshed out in such a way. Not only has it elevated him into more than just a supporting character but it also meant that the Realms could be explored and described in a much more amusing way.
The narrator's performance as Lex was great and the difference between the voice of Lex and that of Gryph helped this novel stand out in its own. I wouldn't mind being stuck in a time loop if I got to listen to these books over and over again 😂

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  • Michael
  • 05-31-20

A few hours of Laughing!

Easily the funniest book in the series. Really made me laugh and adds a brilliant new flavour to the mix of characters!

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  • finlay mcintosh
  • 04-24-20

short half book

pretty miffed about this, it finished just as I thought it was getting good. feels like the author is taking the piss tbh

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  • Alial1
  • 03-04-20

While a slow start worth sticking out

I initially felt the story was a little slow getting going, but glad I kept going, the dilemmas of the young MC wee well presented and even had me the adult grumping at the MC, which was well done.

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  • Andy
  • 02-10-20

A very enjoyable way to pull a character back in.

I must say I enjoyed this more than I expected.
I find myself wondering how I would deal with the same situation, much shorter than the first two books found myself a little sad when it ended.
Would recommend it.

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  • Martin
  • 11-21-19

doesn't disappoint

I wasn't sure when I picked this up if I would enjoy it as much as the first two in the series as it switched focus to what had been, upto now, a secondary character in the story. I'm pleased to say that I wasn't disappointed and for me is probably the most entertaining so far. A good dose of humour and a well told take kept me hooked throughout. It is also very well narrated, better than the first two books in my opinion but that comes down to everyone's own preferences of course.

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  • Joel
  • 05-29-20

Most enjoyable of the series so far!

At first I wasn't interested in hearing a tale about Lex, but now I wouldn't mind if he was the protagonist of the whole series!