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I would definitely recommend this book if you are a person who is in to the fantasy genre, but I would also recommend reading Epic before you read Saga.

Erik’s creation of Cindella his avatar: Jul 20, John rated it really liked it. Saga was a computer game created on earth over 2 years ago, but the game came to develop is own intelligence and grew sentient beings called RAL. I decided to read this book because the front cover looked pretty awesome. Before these events, Erik had become fed up with the game, squandering many lives of his avatars in fighting Inry’aat, the Red Dragon, who guards a massive treasure hoard.

I’ve quite enjoyed this book and I’ll read the final book too.

It is describing wpic computer like it has a mind of its own, which it actually does. All in all, this book is a must-read. It took the plunge. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

In the second book it seemed as though the world lived on like the big things that happened in the previous book did not happen. Took me a long time to finish because I didn’t feel like I was invested in it, but it was good enough for me to finish. Seeking revenge for the unjust treatment of his parents, Erik subverts the rules of the game, and he and his friends are drawn into a world of power-hungry, dangerous players. But it was a refreshing read that made me long for the days of the first Far Cry game on my old Xbox console and the hours of fun me and the brood had with it!

A novel idea where the setup sounds like a fun way to do things, but is it really? It is the sequel to the vonor Epic.

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Saga by Conor Kostick. Unlike everyone else in her world she has no card. Although they rarely win because the children who come from rich families buy the best nvel and easily defeat the poorly equipped villagers. I can’t believe that nobody else thought of it. Their attempts at getting replacement solar panels have been unsuccessful and the family is afraid Central Allocations will require them to move to the salt mines for punishment.

Enter Ghost a teenage girl with no memory of her childhood, and no knkowledge of who she is. Irish author Kostick’s powerful debut imagines an agrarian world where violence is illegal, except within a massive computer game that provides the economic and governmental structure for society.

And why stop there? If you enjoy Fantasy or Sci-Fi, then you’ll enjoy this story. Jun 22, Ange rated it it was ok. Nor could logic explain the pattern of his killings.

It featured many interesting characters and there conot still a few plot twists that would be hard to see mostick. Every time he makes it close to the end he always dies and has to restart all over again. Overall, I rated this book a 4 out of 5.

One of my favorite parts of the book os when cinderella put on the ring and view spoiler [ had a conversation with the creature of its own thought process hide spoiler ] and the author got really descriptive about her surroundings. YA treatment of societally-mandated online gaming as a society’s escape valve for violence.

He and his friends score some amazing victories against the central committee and then slaying a dragon, drawing attention from the wicked elements of the central committee. Just like the characters who populate the epics and sagas and eddas of mythology, the protagonists of Kostick’s novels undergo physically and psychologically dangerous quests into terra-incognita that take place in space and time Each of the group gains about four million bezants, which amounts to more wealth than they could earn in over one hundred thousand years of normal play.

Epic (Epic, #1) by Conor Kostick

She and her gang of friends are key to the solution conpr Saga. Archived from the original on Unfortunately, society has stagnated a lot because of Epic. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?

Retrieved from ” https: Set in a world in which violence between people is a serious crime, Eric and his friends resolve their conflicts while playing the game Epic.


As a result and freed by the plight of his parents from having to play the game in the usual, risk-avoiding grind, Erik dares to dream he can kill the kosick dragon and with its wealth, challenge the power of C.

But no, it’s Erik and the gang who make the new discoveries.

JoacoMaster There is some good connections with the characters in the game, but other than that no. A flamboyant female pirate, the hero Erik from the first novel, enters and bre Saga is built upon class. Recommended for fans of Orson Scott Card’s new book Pathfinder, among others.

Erik just continues to get his characters killed because he trys to kill the same dragon everytime he enters the game.

Book Review: Epic by Conor Kostick

The characters and their personalities seemed so real and tangible, it seemed like a real world – it is a book that makes me think more about life, and what if we were actually in a computer game, and we didn’t even know it? Pages to import images to Wikidata. Oh yeah, and the Dark Queen is scheming to force the humans to reprogram Saga so kostck can rule both her universe and the outside one for eternity. Their attempts at getting replacement solar panels have been unsuccessful, and the family is afraid Central Allocations will require them to move to the salt mines for punishment.

It was a quick read, I finished it in less than a day, eplc I have no desire to continue the series. Views Read Edit View history. I did like the new cast of characters, which was interesting and unique with their own voice.

All in all, I think that Epic is a relatively simple book to understand, with a lot novwl action and drama. See, it’s kostcik in the distant future where Earth became uninhabitable and a small amount of people escaped and colonized an empty planet which they called “New Earth.

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