Sure I can buy the fat kid that inherits an mercenary company in ruins from his father, but the fight with the tank should have turned him into jelly, ramming into stuff even inside armor still hurts. There was a problem loading your book clubs. What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you? This book starts out intresting enough, sci fi fiction in an alien heavy setting where humans are a marginal faction. The bad guys are all incompitent bumbling idiots that remind me of the droids in phantom menace. I am looking forward to watching this writer polish their chops as time goes on. An amazing stand alone novel, set in an addictive universe. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Cartwright's Cavaliers (The Revelations Cycle Book 1). He did a good job creating distinct voices for each character. Enjoy the ride. Cartwright's takes you through the journey of young Jim Cartwright, heir to one of the Four Horsemen mercenary companies. Go back Return to home page. I'm loving the characters and story more as I read along. The performer was decent enough, given what he had to work with. Please try again. Unable to add item to List. Intersting politics and everything sounds like it will be a decent read. He grows slightly as a character as the story progresses but is given inordinate praise and rewards from gruff father figures and the attention of a gorgeous and otherwise unattainable woman, as well as the respect of soldiers and significant wealth.I think if the author had made the character less a caricature of neckbeard culture the story would have landed more successfully for non-neckbeards. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. View All Available Formats & Editions. Jim Cartwright inherits a storied, but bankrupt mercenary company after his mother ran it in to the ground with debt. Achetez et téléchargez ebook Cartwright's Cavaliers (The Revelations Cycle Book 1) (English Edition): Boutique Kindle - Genre Fiction : It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Although setting the initial story in my hometown of Indianapolis was fun. Now im just going to be sitting here waiting for the next one. Yes, the Mechs and the space mercs are there, but the characters are good and solid, you start wanting the main character to succeed - loved the bit with his mum at the end! If you are looking for a new series to get stuck into and fall in love with, Cartwrights Cavaliers is certain to hook you! I enjoyed the bulk of it but cut out in the last few hours. Asbaran Solutions (The Revelations Cycle Book 2), Winged Hussars (The Revelations Cycle Book 3), The Golden Horde (The Revelations Cycle Book 4), A Fistful of Credits: Stories from the Four Horsemen Universe (The Revelations Cycle Book 5), Peacemaker (The Revelations Cycle Book 6), For a Few Credits More: More Stories from the Four Horsemen Universe (The Revelations Cycle Book 7), Comment on the The Four Horsemen Universe -, Charles Gannon, award winning author of the. If you're expecting quality mech battles between factions, this ain't the book for you. Paperback. I made it to the 9 hour mark and gave up. With the richest story line you have ever heard. There's a problem loading this menu right now. $4.99. Categories Having failed his high school VOWS tests, he’s just learned his mother bankrupted the family company before disappearing, robbing him of his Cavalier birthright. Then as soon as the action starts, the story fails. Publisher's Summary. Don't let the description fool you, its not a military sci fi book. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. ISBN: 1942936338. After you finish this book, I hope you will leave a review and then move on to the dozens of other 4HU books out there. Search Button. I somehow had the feeling here of a bit of a parallel being made by the author with so-called “globalisation”, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 20, 2017, Really good story, I like this universe. Cartwright's Cavaliers is the exciting introduction to the universe of the Four Horsemen, 55 books and growing constantly! I want to know more about The Four Horsemen and their world(s), Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 22, 2018. make this a difficult tale to stick with. Because reasons.) Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store Check Availability at Nearby Stores. Please try your request again later. Also tone down the Gary Sue level from 11 to about 3. The tank scene really lost my interest and I was highly sceptical after that, the moment the thing in the cave showed up I said thats it. The real star is the Mech combat. I'm not joking, this happens in a story about mechs. Unlike other authors, Mark does everything with a metric butt ton of death and explosions. Découvrez les meilleurs titres parmi les principales catégories de notre catalogue. I was thrown off by the many positive reviews, but I think military sci-fi has a pretty low bar for entry for many. For the next century or so, these companies have prospered and others have been created, with mercenary services becoming the main if not the sole export to the rest of the galaxy, as most other Earth industries – except at least some of the arms industries it seems - fail over time because they cannot match their alien competitors. Not sure, but I wont ever again read anything after this author. This book starts out intresting enough, sci fi fiction in an alien heavy setting where humans are a marginal faction. Please try again. (omg that final battle, good stuff.). Cartwright's Cavaliers The Revelations Cycle, Book 1 By: Mark Wandrey Narrated by: Craig Good This is a really good science fiction book I hope is a series. ISBN13: 9781942936336. Having failed his high school VOWS tests, he's just learned his mother bankrupted the family company before disappearing, robbing him of his Cavalier birthright. He's going to embark on a quest to rebuild the family business, no matter what. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 31, 2017, This is the first in the series of the Four Horsemen – the four human mercenary who were the only ones (out of a hundred outfits originally) to survive First Contact with the rest of the galaxy and the thousands of alien species, many of which are more technologically advanced than the humans were. If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Cartwright's Cavaliers? Cartwright's Cavaliers 472. by Mark Wandrey | Editorial Reviews. The limited combat and training segments were entertaining. Which character – as performed by Craig L. Good – was your favorite? Monotone voice acting, cliches left and right. The world and setting was fine, just write that. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 27, 2017. I really enjoyed the voice work for Splunk. Développement personnel, relations et parentalité, A Fistful of Credits: Stories from the Four Horsemen Universe. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? Il n'y a pas encore de critique disponible pour ce titre. Cartwright's Cavaliers, le livre audio de Mark Wandrey à télécharger. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. I can't really say I enjoyed any of the characters that much because frankly they were all flat comically stereotypical archtypes. It would have been easy to play the main character whinier and more grating, but I'm glad he didn't go that path. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. I'm not going to put this book down for that reason, because God only knows that I have plenty of other reason to do so, but I'll try to make this review as fair as possible. Hey Space Cadets, here is the next installment in my series of book reviews. Anyway, it's good, if you are wondering if it is worth your time, it is. A few stompy mechs and a hefty serving of deus ex machina doesn't bother some people, I guess. I didn't know what the book was about and never heard of it beforehand, glad I took the risk. A good read that wobbles a bit then gets better, Reviewed in the United States on November 6, 2017, Reviewed in the United States on March 8, 2017. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Something went wrong. The main protagonist is a horrid neckbeard brony gary sue, who goes from childishly comical incompetence and stupidity to saving the day and surviving stuff that should kill him outright time and time again. Great concept and a great book, be warned by the first chapter as it is monotone to the max. Unlike other authors, Mark does everything with a metric butt ton of death and explosions. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Was Cartwright's Cavaliers worth the listening time? He is not the muscle bound guy that is the typical hero but the hero's son that looks like a disappointment to everyone. If I were reading the book I probably would have assigned a more annoying voice to the protagonist and ultimately disliked him. 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