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World of Warcraft Audiobook

World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects

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Publisher's Summary

THE AGE OF DRAGONS IS OVER.

Uncertainty plagues Azeroth’s ancient guardians as they struggle to find a new purpose. This dilemma has hit Kalecgos, youngest of the former Dragon Aspects, especially hard. Having lost his great powers, how can he - or any of his kind - still make a difference in the world?

The answer lies in the distant past, when savage beasts called proto-dragons ruled the skies. Through a mysterious artifact found near the heart of Northrend, Kalecgos witnesses this violent era and the shocking history of the original Aspects: Alexstrasza, Ysera, Malygos, Neltharion, and Nozdormu.

In their most primitive forms, the future protectors of Azeroth must stand united against Galakrond, a bloodthirsty creature that threatens the existence of their race. But did these mere proto-dragons face such a horrific adversary alone, or did an outside force help them? Were they given the strength they would become legendary for . . . or did they earn it with blood? Kalecgos’s discoveries will change everything he knows about the events that led to the...

©2013 Richard A. Knaak (P)2013 Simon & Schuster Audio

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    Jonathan 30/08/2016
    Jonathan 30/08/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent story."

    Really cool fantasy story, engaging throughout.
    Very well read, Scott Brick does a fantastic job of narrating.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • JP
    9/06/14
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    "Great story and lore!"
    Would you listen to World of Warcraft again? Why?

    Definitely. It is a world that I have come to love and enjoy and would always appreciate good books to put the world in a broader perspective.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The untold story of the five Aspects.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    When Kalec was about to witness the titans granting powers to the dragons.


    Any additional comments?

    The tone set by the reader is a bit cumbersome. I had trouble following along but I think he was in the right to have such a mellow tone. It set it up correctly, just was honestly putting me to sleep haha!

    10 of 11 people found this review helpful
  • charlee
    11/05/16
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    "First Wow book I've heard"

    This story was utterly amazing. I've never even consider reading a WOW book but this was well worth it. In its own way it brings new light to the game and it was an amazing story that I really wish blizzard would reference more in the game. I wouldn't hesitate to relive this tale in the form of World of Warcraft. The readers voice was a little slow for my taste but at x1.20 speed it's perfect. I will definitely buy more of these books, would totally recommend this!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Ayob
    6/04/16
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    "the old secret of the aspects, amazing."

    Well written, the old vast world of the proto dragons with rich history, really amazing experience going through all this with kalec and malgos

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Frank
    19/08/16
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    "Great story"

    So much story to build up to the actual good parts but so worth it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    flushing, NY, United States
    19/04/14
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    "Warcraft Books Rule the game not so much"
    What made the experience of listening to World of Warcraft the most enjoyable?

    Knaak always does great work


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Dragons


    Which character – as performed by Scott Brick – was your favorite?

    Dragons


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

    Money Maker


    Any additional comments?

    More warcraft books please if you agree then hit helped button so audible can see we want more warcraft books

    28 of 44 people found this review helpful
  • Shelby
    31/08/15
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    "Very entertaining"

    I had been on a break from playing the game and I decided to listen to this book and I enjoyed it so much that I got back on WoW and I I thought it was neat if you play the game the book mentions your character's or your group's deeds in game so it's kinda making you part of the story and I really liked that but I digress the book was great kept me interested through out the entire book. Scott brick did a great job

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Harrison
    17/11/16
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    "Good Lore on Dragons"

    This book was pretty good. I enjoyed Warcrimes more. If you like lore surrounding the aspects and dragonflights, this is the book for you. I found it a little boring at times. I was hoping for more involvement with the horde and alliance in the story. Great narrator though.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Curt Reinert
    16/11/16
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    "Great lore - Mundane Story"

    The execution was bland and laced with overplayed pronouns. No showstopper or great revelations.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Gerald Ryan
    22/10/16
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    "love it"

    this story is well written and well read. Scott Brick does a great job with this one. This is one of my favorite warcraft books.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Chris
    10/10/16
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    "Nice to Meet You Aspects"

    I really dug getting to see Malygos and Neltharion before madness took them. In Knaak's War of the Ancients trilogy you kind of get to, but in this it's such a different version, I was cheering out loud for the future Earthwarder despite knowing that I've laid Deathwing to rest many times over. I really enjoyed this, the only reason I 4 Starred it was because it's not my favorite of Knaak's Warcraft books and that's because the time jumps make it hard to track at times especially while driving when your focus is elsewhere. But still very good.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • ben
    24/08/16
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    "great!"

    the prologue was a bit long and dragged but once you get into the story, your hooked till the end!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • JAMES
    27/02/16
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    "Dragon problems"

    Brick gives another great performance but the substance of the book seems lacking, cuts between present day meddling Jaina and proto dragon olden days are not very well executed and the aspects we know and love have little screen time, just their older proto dragon selves. the dragon fights are okay and the story is consistent enough but there are better settings than Northrend and better warcraft stories about dragons.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Shazkia
    11/05/14
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    "Was Ok for a warcraft Story"
    What did you like best about World of Warcraft? What did you like least?

    Like: The story of how they got their powers. was pretty interesting to see the dragons before they were aspects
    Dislike: did not fully go into how they got the powers.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    Most: All the dragon in there more primitive form.
    Least: The interruption sometimes.


    Which scene did you most enjoy?

    Near the beginning when malagose first fines alexstraza and Yeasa


    Could you see World of Warcraft being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

    No


    0 of 5 people found this review helpful

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