Outer Bounds
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UNABRIDGED
(4.4 based on 7 ratings)
  • 1
    Fortune's Rising: Outer Bounds, Book 1 | Sara King

    Fortune's Rising: Outer Bounds, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Sara King
    • Narrated By Allyson Johnson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Under the supertech Coalition government, Fortune's colonists are enslaved to harvest the highly valuable brain-enhancing drug Yolk, often losing their sanity and lives in the process. The population is dying off, and the planet is becoming a police state whose only purpose is to harvest Yolk.

    Busy and quick paced

    I really enjoyed this; each character was flawed and interesting and thrown together in a messy sprawl that suited the plot. The planet feels alien, ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 02 June 2017 by Kristin ()
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    Fortune's Folly: Outer Bounds, Book 2 | Sara King

    Fortune's Folly: Outer Bounds, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (24 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Sara King
    • Narrated By Allyson Johnson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4)
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    (4)
    Story
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    Humanity, in its struggle to escape its own planet's demise, began sending colony ships from Earth almost 700 years ago in the desperate hope a handful would find someplace habitable for human life and be able to continue our species. Only one ship survived. It survived only because it found a vast swath of alien planets, all terraformed, all utterly abandoned. Alien megastructures cold and lifeless.

    Solid second novel

    A solid second novel that does a great job of deepening the intrigue and politics of the first one. I loved the worldbuilding and complicated politics..Show More »

    Reviewed on 13 September 2016 by Kristin ()