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Publisher's Summary

Jeb Trapper tried to kill himself. The gun jammed.

Two months later, the vet is now participating in underground trials of ecstasy to treat his PTSD. Everything seems to be going great until:

>>>The System Has Been Installed<<<

Jeb is teleported into a tutorial, along with everyone else on Earth. Now, he has to choose the level of difficulty. There's just one problem: He's high as a kite, and nothing seems impossible.

©2021 Macronomicon (P)2021 Podium Audio

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This book was great!

I really enjoyed the characters ingenuity and journey I was taken on. I'm glad that the following two books of the series are available.

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funny and clever.

I never review shit. this was fantastic. entertaining all the way through. I've read a lot of litrpgs at this was really easy to listen to the whole way.

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Bit of a roller coaster

Bit of a ride emotional level wise but it keeps you invested cant wait to see how book 2 goes especially since the way this was written means you really cant predict anything big picture but if the style holds true should be excellent

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An ebjoyable listen that stumbles the finish.

Spoilerish.

It was an enjoyable arc until after the fire titan and world turtle fight where instead of dealing with the crushing consequences of being trapped and realising that they missed their window of oppotunity to win. jeb immediately comes up with a way to do the impossible commences a time skip and wins.... then its undercut by a random God influencing the tutorial you could have easily fit in a farming sequence to level 50 and the dystopian vibe was kinda ruined when they were allowed to openly subvert the tutorial.

The ending just came off as rushed and not alot of character development was achieved, maybe its saved for the second book but overall the start of the series should involve a bit more of everything.

Reserving my opinion for book 2.

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  • Donovan Mullen
  • 23-08-2021

It was great, till the end

I loved this book, it was great, except the last part

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When Jeb is confronted by the council and he loses all his powers and then wakes up on the new earth with no power, and the implication from the 2nd book's description showing that Jeb doesn't have his power back? What was the point of him earning all that he did. Why even both having him earn any power if you're just gonna strip it away, and the fact that you basically took away so much of his character development away. it actually makes me want to avoid the 2nd book when it comes out.

You don't spend an entire book building up on a character and their power just to literally take it all away all, especially when there were 5 others who committed the same "crime" but they didn't get this punishment.

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  • Russell R. Cain
  • 29-08-2021

Finally, a non harem litrpg with character growth

This genre is so overdone right now with generic puberty driven character motivations. Nothing wrong with that except it makes it difficult to find a decent story not clogged with clumsy (usually cringey) sex scenes.

This feels more relatable. The main cast of characters are not 2 dimensional cutouts and they don't make plot device dumb choices. The main protagonist is clever, funny, and you do root for him and the characters he encounters.

The ending is satisfying with a good hook for the follow up. Another reviewer chastised the ending, but in the scope of the setting, it felt justified to me and potentially leading to even more character development in the next volume in the series.

The narrator does a fantastic job. I was never confused as to which character was speaking. so good in fact, if I was on the fence about a title and saw this narrator, I'd take the chance.

if I had to make a comparison on the theme: Ready Player One meets Sword Art Online but with less teenage angst. I will definitely be getting the next installment when it's released

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  • Cory
  • 14-08-2021

Very good!!

Bought this on a whim for something to listen to while waiting for another book to come out, and so happy I did! Very well done characters flushed out just the right amount to make them all interesting without getting to bogged down in back story. The magic system is VERY well thought out!! Reminds me of the Dresden files with explaining how and why the magic works instead of a generic fireball or lightning spell. 5 stars!!!

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  • Brian Sayles
  • 13-08-2021

Audio worth the wait

I could wait for this audiobook to be available. But I’m glad that I did and didn’t just get the kindle version. The story was humorous and had a good flow with enjoyable characters.

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  • J. L.
  • 05-09-2021

Great story, terrible ending

If you’re going into this book looking for a story about the main character progressing in strength (which most litrpg books are about) you will likely enjoy this book right up until the end. At which point you will become just as furious as I was.

Spoilers! Spoilers! Spoilers!




I’m giving one spoiler which I wish I had been told before I started this book. The main character is stripped of all his power and the system that everyone else has. He is not rewarded at all for anything he achieves. He is punished.

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  • Nighteyes
  • 19-08-2021

Lots of fun

good story well told with loads of interesting ways to abuse a system...
and abuse is right, because the blurb might say that the difficulty is impossible, but it feels more like easy, this is a book about a overpowered MC that's hyper capable even when presented otherwise and if a challenge requires something specific they either got it 5 min ago or know where to find it...
still, the journey is fun as is the combat, so if you are in the mood for a MC that wins at everything, this is the book for you...

even the Narrator is extremely talented and his many voices stays so constant that you know who is talking with it being said and his female voices even made me forget it was a single narrator book

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  • omer
  • 13-08-2021

its oky...a bit of a spoilr

the comady felt very persnoles but still was oky the story is oky...ahhh spoilrr!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i didnt like the ending feels cheap like an easy way for the ahutor to make the mc grind all over agin and i really dont like the fairys they feel kinda stuped the book feelt slow the gods.. or what ever the run the system are very paty and act like kids many of the sid chrecters are anoying and i dont understnd why he didnt laeve them at no point the mc needed anyone and all the time they treat him bad or anoying or takeing stuff they got becues of him or thanks for him or from him and not gving a care or thanks that he saves all of them soo many times the feel so much more like a handecap more so than him losing his leg at the start from someting stupied they feel so much more like a handecap ... and him losing his leg at the start feels like the ahutor way of having easy bad comday or giving his mc a harder time and thr sid charecters to
and thats it overall the book well was oky but im not going to run to buy the next one.

srry for the misspelling


ps stave campbell did a nice job i dont like im much but he knows what he is doing

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  • Anonymous User
  • 19-11-2021

Very entertaining.

Bought this while waiting for another title to get released. Was pleasantly surprised. If your looking for a semi short book this is a good one.

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  • Michael
  • 30-09-2021

Highly Recommend!!!

Wow! I really enjoyed this book. I can usually figure out how a book will end beforehand, but this one kept me on my toes (in a good way). The author's approach to the magic system made this a fun and interesting read (or in my case listen) from start to finish.

The voice actor for the audiobook did a really good job as well. His pacing felt natural. He voiced the book in a way that brought the characters to life and made the story feel even more immersive.

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  • Brian
  • 19-11-2021

Love this series, couldn’t wait so got kindle for remaining Books

I really enjoyed this series. I liked it so much that after listening to the first I ended up getting kindle versions so I can read the next two books in the series.

Anxiously awaiting audible versions still as this is a nice listen while I go about my day.

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  • Morris
  • 19-08-2021

Solid 4/5

Good story, it includes a detailed progression system and a variety of different classes.

All characters including the MC show growth from the start to the end of the book.

Story contains some humor but it is throughly entertaining from start to finish.

I will be getting the next book as I'm interested to see what will happen next

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  • Nicholaspoiuy
  • 27-03-2022

Epic litrpg

This is a great litrpg. Good story, good characters, good pace, great narrator. And the next books are as good. I recommend.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-03-2022

BEWARE: author dropped two novels at 1000+ pages

Beware Macronomicon have dropped at least two novels already because of "creative crisis". You can check them out on RR.
Other than that he is a very good author :D
The novel like always funny, witty and pervy :3
Voice acting is superb too.
VERY GOOD!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-12-2021

enjoyable and interesting syste.

very enjoyable but also very interesting system and world. binged the second book in less than 24 hours which leaves me waiting for the third one. the narration is great and really complements a very enjoyable story.

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  • K Mich
  • 30-11-2021

Little Gritty, Some humor and creative LitRPG-lite

Enjoyable, none-standard 'hero' story with some light LitRPG elements.

The MC is more 'grown-up' that a lot of other story I've read, which was very enjoyable. No panicky or self important, ass for a MC in this story. And not just the MC is written that way, most side characters have some depth to them (particularly for a self-published story). The side characters, while not always 'likeable', in this story don't need to be, each person has their good and bad sides.

Towards the end, the writing of the story is a bit more scuffed (less well edited maybe), the pace of events is still high but bit more clumsy in descriptions and character actions.

I also read reviews on this books about people were very upset by a plot twist. I can see that, but honestly I feel it fits within story, if you think how the main character interacts with the 'generic system'. Some people may have wanted a more 'generic' LitRPG system in that sense, this series is more than that.

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  • James Mewis
  • 28-10-2021

original honest

I've listen to loads of litrpg and ok the leveling been integrated into a new world and the use of a system is very similar. But the narrative, character development and feel of the book is more like fantasy. I totally enjoyed it. I think you will too.

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  • Tom Moller
  • 28-09-2021

On par with other great LitRPG novels

It was a great read. The story hooked me in and reminded me of a similar concept story "The Prince has no pants"

Definitely looking forward to book 2

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  • Cj
  • 14-09-2021

brilliant

well written, with everything you want from litrpg but still remaining fresh and original, I highly recommend this book.

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  • oli
  • 13-09-2021

Good fun

Solid writing, fun scenarios, good jokes. Well worth the money. Absolutely made me laugh.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-09-2021

A pleasant surprise

i mostly don't like this kind of books, but it was nice and fun, jeb is an interesting character though i kind of am sorry other characters don't get more.

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