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The Land: Founding Audiobook

The Land: Founding: Chaos Seeds, Book 1

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Getting eaten alive is the worst! Stabbings, maimings, and corrosive black magic are not that great either, but you really don't want to be a wolf treat!

That is the kind of hands on, "teeth on", education you get when you are summoned to The Land.

James did not want to be summoned!

Not really... well a maybe, just a bit!

But he had certainly not agreed to be summoned!

Well technically speaking he HAD agreed, but good god, who had the time to read all of that fine print when there was epic gaming to be done!

When DangerZone Industries had released the latest and greatest VRMMORPG, James, and millions of other virtual reality players, had sought purpose and self-definition in this new world. The tag line "Live the life your soul was meant for" had captured the hearts and minds of his entire generation.

The Land, was the largest and most dynamic virtual reality game of all time. James and his friends had devoted countless hours, and become one of the top teams in the game. They were at the brink of greatness, but then there was this light!

When he was actually summoned to the Land, it was both disturbing and exhilarating. When he then became entangled in the eternal war of sprites and goblins, the unsavory practices of the local king, and had a memorable night at the inn called the Whistling Hen, he came to one clear conclusion: Again, getting eaten alive is really really the worst!

While uncovering such deep philosophical knowledge, James will forge a place in this new world, and hopefully avoid the machinations of those who want him to destroy it. What does it mean to be a Chaos Seed anyway?

©2015 Aleron Kong (P)2016 Aleron Kong

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  • Rossta
    10/10/16
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    "Great story!"

    Thoroughly enjoyed The Founding. I can't wait for book 2 to come out on audio. If you like hero's that level up and a bit of town building then you'll love this book!

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
  • Johan
    Durham, NC, United States
    9/10/16
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    "Stats, Quests, and adventure."

    Lots of information that lays the ground work for the rest of the series. Buy the book so that you can see all the stat info.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Darkcozbo
    Texas
    26/10/16
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    "A Story as a game playing a game, while being real life!!!"

    Joke aside the book is awesome. You like RPGs ... Check ... Adventure ... Check ... Action ... Check ... Jokes ... Check ... Builders ... Check ... Power leveling ... Check ... Bad a@s M F ... Check ... Loot ... Check ... More Loot ... Check ... And More Loot ... Then listen to this book already and get your book lore rank 1 ...

    "Bing" Do you accept quest? "listen/read book one The Land: Founding"

    Reward: Awesomeness

    Failure: Death, no Awesomeness, and the fine print of any drug on tv...

    Do you accepted Quest?

    Yes. No.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Robert
    21/10/16
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    "A definite must read!"

    This series is very much like the "Play to Live" series. So if you like that series, you'll love this one. You definitely want more when it ends. And I can't wait until more "Chaos Seeds" come into the story.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Jeanne
    OLEAN, NY, United States
    19/10/16
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    "Fun book for gamers"

    As a gamer, I really enjoyed this book transitioning the fun of in game life into a very enjoyable adventure. Reminiscent of Ready Player One ...

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • Cbonano19
    California, USA
    31/10/16
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    "awesome story adventure gaming experience"

    this book is so good it make. live the book it make you feel your there really vivid

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Michael
    RANCHO MIRAGE, CA, United States
    24/10/16
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    "Fantastic!"
    What did you love best about The Land: Founding?

    LitRPG is such a fun genre. Not sure what i loved best, but the way the magic system worked was pretty fantastic.


    Any additional comments?

    Can't wait for book 2, 3, and 4 on audible!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • oldmanwholoves scify
    2/12/16
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    "great read very fast"
    Where does The Land: Founding rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    this is one of the best books ive read in a while


    What did you like best about this story?

    I loved the way it just comes alive for you and keeps you locked in


    What does Guy Williams bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    he does a great job bringing the characters alive


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    it will make you laugh out loud


    Any additional comments?

    this is a great series Ive read all 5 books want more

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • xy
    29/11/16
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    "I WANT MORE!!!"
    If you could sum up The Land: Founding in three words, what would they be?

    This story sucked me in right from the very beginning. While the plot was not the most original, MMORPG and VR stories are rapidly becoming an exceptional genre all of their own, the author manged to create his own unique twist to it. Rather than runaway tech trapping people in a game, The Land has a demon create a video game as a way of tricking people into signing their souls to his world to plant their "chaos seeds". I was forced to binge "read" this book and now I am eagerly awaiting the sequel.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I love the MMORPG genre and I love the way this author skillfully wove together the fantasy and game elements together to create a world that simply drew the reader in and made them eager to sign their own contract.


    Which character – as performed by Guy Williams – was your favorite?

    I liked Rictor/James the best.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Before giving your agreement, always read the fine print.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Ian swenson
    27/11/16
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    "First book of this style and I enjoyed immensely."

    First book of this style and I enjoyed immensely.
    looking forward to the next book in this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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