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The Starter

Galactic Football League, Book 2
Narrated by: Scott Sigler
Series: Galactic Football League, Book 2
Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The sequel to The Rookie, The Starter is a star-spanning coming-of-age space opera combined with the gritty world of organized crime, all set against a backdrop of a far-future professional football league. Nineteen-year-old second-year quarterback Quentin Barnes has overcome racism and unified his team. He led the Ionath Krakens to a lower-tier championship, a championship that earned them promotion into the meat grinder known as "Tier One."

Now, Quentin and his teammates have to compete against the greatest football teams ever assembled, and do far more than just survive each game. As he rebuilds the team in his own image, Quentin's true quest for a Tier One championship begins.

©2010 Empty Set Entertainment (P)2014 Empty Set Entertainment
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  • Shannon Scarborough
  • 24-05-2014

Rough and Funny

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This is a fantastic book. It is super funny and interesting

Who was your favorite character and why?

John Tweety. He has a full body sub dermal tattoo that scroll hilarious jokes and wiseass comments throughout the book. He is so darn funny

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

Scott Sigler brings an enthusiasm that is infectious, you cant help but smile and laugh

Any additional comments?

Scott Sigler is a hell of a good narrator

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  • tony
  • 30-08-2016

this series convinced my son books can be fun.

I will always be a fan of this series and the author. I am not a sports fan, but I am a fan of sci-fi. This book is great on both fronts. Be warned: If you listen to this book you will consume the entire series like a psyco, robe wearing, Harry Potter fan.

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  • neal
  • 05-08-2017

better than the last

I don't usually give a full 5 star rating but Scott Sigler pulls through in his performances for the GFL books. I used to play football in high school before I injured myself too bad to do anything with the chance to move forward. since then I've really fallen out of love for the game. Honestly re-listening to "the rookie" has given me the spark back again, I rolled that's book right into this and have my eye on the third already! I'm listening or reading any chance I have I just can't get enough! Great work! can't wait to find out what happens next!!

btw... never forget, Dumb spelled backwards is Bmud!

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  • James Pennington
  • 02-08-2017

Down set hit

once you start you just can't ride the bench. It's an awesome story and written so well that you see the story and start mimicking the actions.

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  • Abogue163
  • 12-04-2017

FOOTBALL

Football, Aliens and Beer throw in mystery, space travel and the Mob. Another Sigler Classic...

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  • Steve
  • 08-02-2017

awesome

love announcers and tweeties tattoo great production awesome characters and voices love the sound affects

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  • Donna Millar
  • 14-08-2015

Loving this series

Really original. I love football and fantasy/sci-fi so this is a great mix. The author is great at narrative giving unique voices to all the characters.

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  • J. Wright
  • 04-03-2015

Even better than 1st book for a non-"sporting" ear

I rarely enjoy listening to or viewing a sporting event, so do not follow play by plays easily. But, I did enjoy this book. The outside of the stadium shenanigans got interesting

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  • Jaclyn
  • 26-02-2015

Good

Even if you know nothing about American football, because your Australian. This is a good read and keeps you very interested. Love the series!!!

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  • Ronald
  • 19-02-2015

Another great one.

These books thus far have been action packed. The author's narrative really adds to the story. I am not sure I'd enjoy the books as much just reading them.

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  • Jenko
  • 08-01-2019

Great group of books and concept! Work of a genius 👍🏽

Love Scott Siglers work especially when he narrates also! GFL is by far my favourite and cannot wait for the next book. Keep up the good work!

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  • William
  • 13-09-2019

1 of the best audiobooks I've ever listened to.

All round great book for every listener. Also it is entertaining from start to finish.