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Transcendence and Rebellion

Narrated by: Alex Wyndham
Series: The Riven Gates, Book 3
Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
4.7 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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The world is on the cusp of destruction as Mordecai’s power grows beyond the limits of his own control, yet most of the powers that rule the world are oblivious. The only hope of salvaging their civilization lies with his children, but they have been scattered and branded outlaws. Meanwhile Tyrion continues to march toward his own goals, heedless of whether they will help or harm their efforts to stop the apocalypse, as even the Queen begins to doubt the archmage’s sanity. 

Mordecai is trapped by his own strength, a power too great to wield. Can his children stop the end of everything, even if it means sacrificing their father?

©2019 Michael G. Manning (P)2019 Podium Publishing

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Masterful end to an extraordinary story

I have been reading Michael work for some years beginning with The Blacksmiths Son. So it’s sad to see the completion of Mordecai’s storyAlex Wyndham has given yet another great performance complementing the story pace. What an Ending!

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  • Barry Vandergriff
  • 10-10-2019

A satisfying end

The ending of Mordecai's tale was masterfully done. I was thrilled that unlike many series endings, it left little in terms of questions and no story left to tell. I'm a large bearded man that cried like a baby at the end, and realized I looked stupid. I guess stupid never dies. Damn you Mordecai.

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  • ced
  • 07-12-2019

Excuse my languange

First I must say I drive trucks Audible has become a mental refuge of sorts. I love fantasy books something I discovered this as an adult . I started this story with embers the very beginning, In my Chad voice F U Michael G I felt every emotion possible as a whole that was a masterpiece of a story. I laughed I cried I cringed I yelled outloud my heart was broken when Penny died. Thank you!

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  • rlw
  • 13-09-2019

Fabulous

Another great job by M Manning. This end was well put together I truly enjoyed it.

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  • Sheena
  • 28-05-2020

phenomenal

I laughed, and cried. I was at the edge of my seat through the whole book.

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  • JBR_
  • 29-02-2020

Saddened to see the end of the series

I'm a really big fan of Micheal G. Manning and have thoroughly enjoyed this entire series of books. MageBorn Series Embers of Illeniel Series The Champions of Dawning of Dragons Series The Riven Gates Series Endings are tough and I cant say I loved this one , The second half of the book felt rushed or at least had a very large shift in story and feel, and realistically there should have been a 4th book to ease that transition better. At least it tied up most if not all story plots.. Although it almost felt like the plight of the characters through all the previous series became meaningless..

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  • Anonymous User
  • 27-01-2020

Simply, Amazing.

I have listened through this entire series 3 times over, from Blacksmiths son to Embers of Illeniel, and now this, I have never been so pulled into a series as hard and fast as I have with this one, this will forever be my all time favorite series. Manning has such a way with bringing characters to life and his world is rich with flavor and energy, so much so that I'd honestly compare myself to Marcus after the lady of the evening star left him, Empty. There will never be another series that's has made me cry, laugh, and feel triumphant as these books have done, so in a sense I curse you Mr. Manning and also thank you for bringing such an amazing world to life and allowing my imagination run wild and feel like a kid again.

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  • Chris
  • 12-11-2019

bittersweet ending

this was an amazing ending to mordecai series. the author was great... and the narrator was very good glad I got to experience it.

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  • John Eric Hall
  • 05-11-2019

Rushed

Felt like writer was trying to finish the series and move on quickly.... disappointed but worth reading

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  • Nicholas
  • 04-11-2019

Absolutely Heart Wrenching but Phenomenal!!

gonna miss Mort and everyone. was a batch of books I have listened to over and over again. all the way from The Blacksmiths Son. Thank Mr Manning for such a great book saga.

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  • Fantasy Addict 1030
  • 22-10-2019

A bitter sweet and satisfying conclusion

To begin, I couldn’t stop listening! The story grips you and never lets go. Having been there from the halfway point, the bond formed over all these books is a factor, but I feel this is a saga worth following all the way through.

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  • Michael G.
  • 26-10-2019

fantastic end to a great series!

if you have listened to the rest of the series, you'll know what to expect, and the ending is brilliant! loved every minute!