The Kartoss Gambit : The Way of the Shaman

  • by Vasily Mahanenko
  • Narrated by Jonathan Yen
  • Series: The Way of the Shaman
  • 15 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

A product of the latest technologies, Barliona is a virtual world brimming with fun and entertainment. The government has become the guarantor for the in-game currency, allowing its free circulation. As a result the population floods Barliona in pursuit of easy money.
It doesn't take long for the game developers to discover a source of free labor: real-world prison convicts. While their bodies are locked in special auto-maintenance virtual capsules, the prisoners' minds are released into Barliona's virtual mines.
Dmitry Mahan has been through it all. Sentenced to eight years' hard labor, he now struggles with an unpopular class - the Shaman - and an equally unpopular profession of a Jeweler. His fight for survival becomes anything but virtual.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Power leveling but in a good way

This is the second book in the series and whilst it could stand alone, you really need to read the first. Story grows well and the character remains believable (in a game context of course). Story develops well and the addition of other characters is good.
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- David

loved it!

love this series! when is book 3 coming??
this is the first series i a long time that got me hooked
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- Jan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-04-2016
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio