The Alpha Ship One crew are famous for two things: making Earth heaps of money and doing it under the cover of deep space. The mercenary ship is commissioned to run missions on dangerous planets, to reap great rewards from unsuspecting alien races and to take minerals, precious metals, and invaluable resources for Earth's galactic expansion.
They do the work that no other ship in Earth's fleet would dare consider. Why? Because if they get found out, then Earth abandons them; leaves them to rot in the middle of the universe, unaided and unheard of until the very end of time itself.
For Captain Flynn, he never imagined that day would come. He and his crew were more than happy with the way things were going. That's until one day they wake up from stasis not knowing how they got there. One minute they're back on Earth, relaxing after another hair-raising, highly-illegal mission, and the next, they're waking up from a six-year slumber, in the middle of a galaxy they don't recognize.
But not all is as it seems. They are not alone. Aliens are aboard their ship. And unfortunately for Captain Flynn and his rag-tag group, they don't come in peace. Earth has sold them down the river; banished them from the blue planet with no return ticket home. Now the aliens have them. And they plan on using them against their enemies.
They take them prisoner on their home planet. Shackled and bound, the crew fear that their fates are sealed. But unfortunately, it is just the beginning for them. The aliens that hold them captive have far greater plans for them than death. Plans that will undoubtedly shake Earth to its molten core.
Prepare yourself for a journey that leaps from star system to star system, in a space opera filled to the brim with nail-biting suspense throughout.
Warning: This book contains some strong language and violence. Listener discretion is advised.
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By Mary Karowski on 07-02-16
More of a psychological thriller than a sci fi
The characters were interesting and had great development. Their back story and that of their past missions seemed like it would have made a more interesting story. Good narration if a bit monotone at times. The plot twist seemed to grow more ridiculous towards the end. 15 million spaceships all take of from one planet? Even Star Wars didn't get into the millions for space craft. Just wasn't my cup of tea as far as sci fi goes. I received this audiobook from the author narrator or publisher for free via audiobookblast free of charge in exchange for an unbiased review
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By James & Cindy Jackson on 08-03-17
A fun space cowboy/pirate/revenge story
Where does Stasis rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
What did you like best about this story?
The science in it was fun to me, especially how fast the ship was able to go. I just found it enjoyable, like an evening comedy after a long day at work
What about Michael Gilboe’s performance did you like?
Gilboe's narration helped with the pacing and the overall enjoyableness of this
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I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher