The Lost Tales of Power, Volume I: The Enemy of an Enemy

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Vydor was on a fast track to the highest-ranking position in the Imperial Navy's security forces and was recently assigned to the senior staff of the flagship of the Navy, the Dragon Claw. All he wanted to do his entire life was to serve his god, the Emperor, and given his phenomenal performance during his training in the Naval Academy, it seemed he would be able to do just that. Everything seemed to be going his way, until the Dragon Claw and its massive command fleet was sent on a rather unusual assignment to ...
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The Lost Tales of Power, Volume I: The Enemy of an Enemy

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Overview

Vydor was on a fast track to the highest-ranking position in the Imperial Navy's security forces and was recently assigned to the senior staff of the flagship of the Navy, the Dragon Claw. All he wanted to do his entire life was to serve his god, the Emperor, and given his phenomenal performance during his training in the Naval Academy, it seemed he would be able to do just that. Everything seemed to be going his way, until the Dragon Claw and its massive command fleet was sent on a rather unusual assignment to investigate a minor incident deep with in the Empire's space. That one event would start Vydor down a path filled with fantastically powerful enemies and extraordinary friends that would obliterate everything he ever understood to be true and threaten the very foundations of the Empire itself.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781475125238
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 11/13/2010
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

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  • Posted August 21, 2011

    A really good read....

    This book mixes space warfare in the future with elements of magic as they fight the clasic darkness of evil. There is a hint of romance, but not in a romance novel type of way. I would recomend this book to anyone who likes adventure and action. I plan to look up other books by this author since I liked this book so much.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    Nicely done

    I really enjoyed this adventure into this sci-fi/fantasy tale. The mixture if the two genres was well done and blended perfectly together. I happen to like fantasy more than sci-fi because many sci-fi stories tend to be technical with science emphasized more than fiction. Maybe this is why previous reviewers commented that this seemed a story written by a child. If they are hard-core sci-fi fans with all the quantum science and unpronouncable species and worlds it did seem so to them. Not once did I feel like this was written by or for children. I was really surprised at how much I liked this. The characters were interesting and fully developed and the story was action packed. Never once did I feel that the story lagged and it moved along at a quick pace. The world building was thorough and I could easily imagine this foreign place. The magical aspect was woven in very nicely and did not seemed contrived merely to "throw" somerhing else in the story. The suspense added to the urgency of turning the pages eagerly to see what happens next. All in all this tale was interesting, captivating and has me eagerly looking forward to the next in this series. This is merely but one of the great authors that I have found by having a Nook. It is easy to find these little known authors by hitting the "Related Topics" button while purusing the overview of books. So many of these treasures are free as well so you only have your time spent to lose. I have found so many really good books this way and many of those authors are now on my must read list. This is a great way to expand my library but still keep within my book budget.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 16, 2012

    Engaging

    This novel leads from a science fiction novel to a mystical novel in smooth transition. A previous reader had difficulty in following the plot, but i found no such issues. Easily readible with smooth transitions from scene to scene.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2011

    EXCELLENT

    ENJOYED. never a dull moment. Even before I finished reading I spent an hour or more looking for the second and third books. Can't wait for more. Thank you for allowing this book to be free.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 4, 2011

    Very enjoyable read

    Well, I just finished the book..and I must say it was a very enjoyable read. I enjoy Vince Flynn and Tom Clancy, and like their books I couldn't put it down.
    I highly recommend the book, and I'm really looking forward to the next installment.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2013

    Great read

    Really enjoyed this opening book to a new series.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 24, 2012

    recommend this read

    very good book to read

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 1, 2011

    Needs an editor.

    This story reads like it was written by a twelve year old. Im sure it has a great plot but the writing was so horrendous that i couldnt get past the prologue.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 13, 2011

    Pass

    This was either written for children or by a child. The dialog is stiff and repetative.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2011

    Disappointing

    I liked the storyline, but I feel it was poorly written with unnatural dialogue. The writing style makes it difficult to truly recommend this book to others.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 10, 2011

    Outstanding Book...

    I am amazed that this random book happened so be so mind-meltingly awesome, and free, as well!This is a great fantasy book, and definitely a new favorite series in my nook. ;)

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2010

    Highly Recommended - you must check it out!!

    It was a great read, keep me turning in suspense every page!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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