Three

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The world has collapsed, and there are no heroes any more.

His name is Three, a travelling gun for hire in a dying world. He has no allegiances, no family, no ties.

Against his better judgment, he accepts the mantle of protector to a sick woman on the run, and her young son. Together they set out across the plains in search of a mythic oasis, attempting to survive the forces ...

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Three (Legends of the Duskwalker Series #1)

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Overview

The world has collapsed, and there are no heroes any more.

His name is Three, a travelling gun for hire in a dying world. He has no allegiances, no family, no ties.

Against his better judgment, he accepts the mantle of protector to a sick woman on the run, and her young son. Together they set out across the plains in search of a mythic oasis, attempting to survive the forces that pursue them, and the creatures of the dark.

In these dark times, a hero may yet arise.

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"Stark and powerful, THREE is a stunning debut. Reinventing the post-apocalyptic western as a journey across interior badlands as dangerous as the cyborg-haunted terrain his hero must cross, Posey has crafted a story that is impossible to put down."
- Richard E. Dansky, author of Snowbird Gothic

"Three feels like the result of tossing Mad Max, Neuromancer and Metal Gear Solid into a blender. If you don't find that combination appealing, then I do not understand you as a human being."
-Anthony Burch, writer for Borderlands 2 and Hey Ash Watcha Playin

"Jay Posey creates a vivid and mesmerizing world whose characters are so real and so flawed that you'll recognize them immediately.  An unforgettable read."
-Peter Telep, co-author of the #1 NY Times Bestseller Against All Enemies

"A post-apocalyptic road yarn sure to yank your trigger and tug at your heart."
- Matt Forbeck, author of Amortals and Dangerous Games

"... there’s no doubt that Posey is someone to definitely watch as a rising star with this debut."
- www.birthofanewwitch.wordpress.com


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781480537521
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio
  • Publication date: 8/28/2013
  • Format: CD
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 6.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Posey is a narrative designer, author, and screenwriter. Currently employed as Senior Narrative Designer at Red Storm Entertainment, he's spent about 8 years writing and designing for Tom Clancy's award-winning Ghost Recon and Rainbow Six franchises. He started in the video game industry in 1998, and has been writing professionally for over a decade.

A contributing author to the book Professional Techniques for Video Game Writing, Jay has lectured at conferences, colleges, and universities, on topics ranging from basic creative writing skills to advanced material specific to the video game industry. The author lives in Durham, NC.

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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted August 8, 2013

    This post apocalyptic story starts with the enigmatic Three mind

    This post apocalyptic story starts with the enigmatic Three minding his own business when he is approached by a beautiful woman and her young son. The pair are looking for a way out of a desperate situation. Little did he realize that how fateful this meeting would really be and where it would take him. Its not long before realizes what is in store for him when he agrees to help Cass escape from the malevolent Asher who wants to hurt her and capture Wren, her son. A flight for freedom soon turns into a fight of their lives.

    The story unfolds as the trio make a perilous journey across a barren and dangerous country. Each of the lead characters tell parts of the story but it is largely told through Three's eyes. Something happened decades before that destroyed the world and left the Weir to destroy those that survived. I wasn't entirely sure what the Weir were but they sounded a bit like mechanized zombies but with electric blue eyes. Some of those that survived had special abilities and were augmented with networks so they could communicate electronically, like Cass and Wren. Three, however, was human but with exceptional skills as a gunfighter. He had been a loner and bounty hunter prior to meeting Cass and Wren.

    Posey has created a gritty and detail rich world for his characters. The characters however, are just a tad one dimensional especially, Cass and Wren. I also missed having the back story as to what brought humanity to its knees and how the Weir were created. Three was interesting and I appreciated that Posey didn't explain everything about why he was different and how he came to be a bounty hunter. Posey also created some truly evil baddies, if not perhaps a little too obviously evil. Asher, the main antagonist was just a little too Dark Vader for my liking but there is an excellent twist in store in regards to this character.

    While I thought there was a few flaws in the story and perhaps one too many escapes from Asher and his crew, it was an ambitious tale for a debut novel. Posey, created an interesting environment, conflicted heroes and some great twists and turns for all of the characters. Kudos to Posey on his debut novel. I look forward to reading more from this author.

    15 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2013

    Excellent writing, and very carefully constructed, extremely fas

    Excellent writing, and very carefully constructed, extremely fascinating dystopian world. Manages to set itself apart from other novels of its type.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2013

    Awesome book!

    Great book! Couldn't put it down! I highly recommend it. A page turner with a great cast of character and a creative and intriguing plot.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 7, 2014

    Highly Recommended!

    A different kind of "post-apocalypse" book. A nice mix of scifi, mystery, and thriller. A thoroughly enjoyable read.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 24, 2013

    Fun and well paced adventure.

    I enjoyed this book from start to finish. The characters are fun and easy to like. The action is fast but not over the top. A great book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2013

    Just ok

    It felt like this book started in the middle of the story or you just read part two of a series and you need to read the first book to have a basic understanding on what you are trying to read now. The author leaves out some basics facts of the book, it could of been much better with more background

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2013

    I really enjoyed this book. I was reading it every free moment t

    I really enjoyed this book. I was reading it every free moment that I had. The ending could have been a little better, but it was fitting for this book. I look forward to the next book. 

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2013

    Three is an outstanding post-apocryphal novel with strong charac

    Three is an outstanding post-apocryphal novel with strong character and plot development. I thoroughly enjoyed it and my only complaint is that some of the interesting ideas in it weren't real clear to me, but that was probably the fault of my misfiring neurons.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 26, 2013

    No, I can not recommend this book. First of all, it is not

    No, I can not recommend this book. First of all, it is not at all fresh. Like so many others it is "super fast zombies", super human karate skills and post apocalyptic. It is just too much the formula that is the rage today. But, more importantly, it is that formula applied to a far too flat world. This is our hero group moving from one "do or die" fight to the next in page turning repetition without any shift in pace, texture or color. The author's background in computer games really comes out in this regard. The plot is one "danger room" after another like we are navigating a maze with only so many lives to spend. Finally, I thought the story really had the "Star Trek Away Team Problem". Woe be it to any minor character who joins our ban of heroes as they enter the next "room" of their quest! He will certainly have a very small chance of survival!
    I don't know where this series will go from here, but I will not be along for the ride. Three was just to flat and linear for me.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2014

    Ally to Aido

    Next result

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  • Posted May 29, 2014

    This author has one of the most strange and off-putting styles o

    This author has one of the most strange and off-putting styles of writing i have ever come across.It is choppy and confusing with LONG periods of "down time" where absolutely nothing happens. I could not finish this book. I did skip to the end to see if the main character died or not. Thankfully he did, so I won't have to suffer through a sequel.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 19, 2014

    Well written and original. I really enjoyed this book, and I don

    Well written and original. I really enjoyed this book, and I don't typically read post-apocalyptic novels. Definitely worth checking out! 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2014

    Short review

    Good book. The English lamguage was well used in the writing of this book. I enjoyed it from start to finish.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2014

    Jake

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  • Posted April 10, 2014

    Great book.  Fun to read.   Looking forward to his next book.

    Great book.  Fun to read.   Looking forward to his next book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2014

    Very good.

    A fun ride. Enjoyed the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 6, 2014

    Amazing book I couldn't put it down, and I finished it in about

    Amazing book I couldn't put it down, and I finished it in about a weeks time. Can't wait for  Morningside fall.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 5, 2014

    Good book

    Good book, page turner, another action packed novel.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 3, 2014

    Great story!

    Absolutely loved the story! Couldn't put the book down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 24, 2014

    Great Book

    This story was wonderfully written. Jay Posey does a great job hooking you in from the start and continues to do so until the end. I definitely recommend this this book.

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