Dark dreams disturb Lord Valentine's sleep, a forewarning of the danger that threatens the peace of Majipoor. The Shapeshifters have set in motion a terrifying plan to regain their stolen world and their allies, the ancient gods rising from their eons-long slumber beneath the oceans of the great planet. Suddenly, Valentine faces the greatest crisis of his reign. Either he must plunge Majipoor into a bloody nightmare of war, plague, and chaos, or surrender his life to the mercy of the vengeful Shapeshifters.
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What made the experience of listening to Valentine Pontifex the most enjoyable?
When I saw there were multiple narrators I was concerned. Well, those concerns quickly went away when I realized why they went with multiple readers. Each chapter focuses on a different part of the story and/or character. Having a different reader for each character or character types was brilliant!
Who was your favorite character and why?
They were all so good and well done I can't chose a favorite.
What about the narrators’s performance did you like?
All four narrators did an outstanding job.
Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?
Yes but couldn't.
Any additional comments?
This is among the best audiobooks I have listened to. The story and narrators made for a wonderful experience journeying to this world of Majipoor.
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twists and turns to the very end
The final part, just as thrilling as the rest. An excellent and intriguing plot and a leader in Valentine that could make us all think. there could be a better way, I'm sad to reach the end of the series .