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Summary

In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, the ultimate battle for survival is about to begin....

An epic new trilogy from the best-selling author of the Summoner series.  

Cade Carter is lost. Convicted of a crime he didn't commit, Cade is facing a year in reform school when he finds himself suddenly transported to another realm.  

But this new world is no escape. Populated by bloodthirsty prehistoric creatures and fierce warriors, Cade's surroundings are full of danger. Along with his fellow students, Cade is forced to become a contender in a deadly game of the highest stakes, controlled by invisible overlords.

Who are these brutal rulers, and why did they choose Cade? Before he can find answers, Cade must get ready to fight. Because in this game, failure is not an option.

©2019 Taran Matharu (P)2019 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Terrifyingly Brilliant

Been a fan since the summoner trilogy so the fantasy vibe being replaced/mixed with some sci-fi elements threw me off a little bit, but it turned out to be one of the most thought provoking and downright terrifying to think about endings to a first book leving you wanting for more.

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wasn't sure

I wasn't sure at first about this book, but its a good story it is intresting and it changed my mind, it is another good book by this author, now for book 2

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Disappointing compared to the summoner series

If you liked the summoner series and are thinking the chosen will fill the void then you will be disappointed. No it’s not a bad book but considering how well Taran has proved he can write a gripping novel in the past this just doesn’t meet expectations. I won’t be buying book 2, summoner 4 however has my vote.

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A reasonably engaging story

Story was ok, narration was very good but struggled with the painful American character accents

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Not as good as summoner

Hard to get into seams to jump around a bit not as good as summoner

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  • Kris Hutchison
  • 01-03-22

This is a very violent kids book

It feels like it was written for young child with simplistic characters and a plot that is could be explained accurately in two sentences.

I can’t say all the things that were wrong with this story without ruining it.

There are some people that might like this book, if your favourite episodes of the original Star Trek was the one that Captain Kirk defeats Gorn by jamming a handful coal and some Sulfur in a tube then you will love this book