I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Star Dragon (Dragon Kings of the New World #1) by Dante Doom
on January 1st 1970
Genres: Action & Adventure, Fantasy & Magic, Fiction, General
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When the real world is threatened, it’s up to the players in a virtual one to save it.
Van Vanyushin doesn’t see the point in ever leaving the beautiful digital world of the game he loves—and for good reason. In the industrial wasteland he calls home, it is often the only way people can experience life’s simplest pleasures. But his allegiance to the game is tested when an ambitious CIA agent named Sang Ngo calls upon him to help as she goes undercover in the game to investigate Draco—the corporation responsible for creating the massively popular role-playing game Dragon Kings of the New World.
Sang is a gifted hacker who feels nothing but contempt for those who waste their lives in what she sees as a false reality…but when people start dying in the game, she must find out why. Van, a talented gamer, is her guide to navigate the world, level up their newbie characters fast and get into some of the most dangerous areas of the game. He dreams of becoming a pro gamer sponsored by Draco one day, but his partnership with Sang threatens to expose secrets from his past that could jeopardize those plans.
Now, they will have to put aside their differences to discover whatever—or whoever—is killing players, but the truth they find is darker than either of them imagined….
This one almost ended up on my dnf list. I felt I was trudging through it and I think the only reason I was able to get through it was becasue I had my phone read it to me while I was at work.
I didnt know if it was a police story, a gamer story or Spoiler an alien story.(<select if you want the spoiler)
There’s a very small part of me that wants to know what happens next, but I dont think I care Quite enough to actually read the next one.
Things flipped around so much at times I had a hard time knowing were I was or what was going on.
I thought this could be a fun story and a little out of my confort zone but it didn’t go the way I thought it would at all( I know not a bad thing )but it just wasnt for me.