Podcast review: ANCESTOR
[Cross-posted at Rebels of Mars]
The nineteenth and last episode of Scott Sigler’s newest podcast novel, Ancestor, arrived sometime during my vacation, so I’ve been playing catch-up. Like EarthCore, its predecessor from last spring and summer, Ancestor is a compelling sci-fi thriller filled with, as Scott reminds us before each episode, “adult language, mature themes, and lots and lots of violence.” It’s kickass. Here’s Scott’s summary of the novel:
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A few of you are probably nodding and muttering, “
Scott reads/performs Ancestor himself, and he does a remarkable job. He’s learned a lot since EarthCore and seems to have put a greater effort into making each character’s “voice” unique. There isn’t a single slow moment.
You can download Scott’s entire performance of Ancestor, all 19 installments, for free. And look for EarthCore, if you haven’t already listened to it.
Added note: Scott has posted a comment indicating that Ancestor will only be available a short while longer for free; EarthCore is now available for a small fee at iTunes...and it's still a bargain.