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The Mystic Saga Omnibus (The Mystic Saga #6)

3.80  ·  Rating Details  ·  210 Ratings  ·  18 Reviews
Now you can buy the first FIVE volumes of the acclaimed sci-fi serial The Mystic Saga in one very affordable book. This omnibus contains Indentured, Legacy, Violation, Judgment, and the newest issue, Convergence!

Indentured introduces you to the crew of the USS Pioneer – the world’s first superluminal spacecraft. It eventually leaves you with a question as to what happened
Kindle Edition, 548 pages
Published August 12th 2012 by Superluminal
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Michael Spencer
Feb 24, 2014 Michael Spencer rated it it was amazing

A somewhat odd assortment of stories about cause and effect with time travel, travelling interstellar space and a number of people that become successfully intertwined by then of book 5. A good read!
Carl Jarrett
Mar 10, 2015 Carl Jarrett rated it it was amazing
What a vivid imagination.

I picked this series, simply because I had nothing else in my library that caught my interest (out of the several hundred l have), and I'm glad I did. This is such a fun read and yet a very technical and imaginative story. This writer to just enjoy did not try to convey any realism to this story giving the reader a chance to just enjoy the story. These five books took me back in time to my comic book days. I would like to know what happens once the 5 years have expired.
Wendy Rees
Aug 16, 2012 Wendy Rees rated it it was amazing
A great work of hard sci-fi. I originally read a few of the books out of order, but then read this which gives all 5 books in correct order. Each story stands alone, but they tie together to each other in some way (to be discovered as you read) and it seems like books 4 and 5 tie the whole saga together the best. Great price for something that could easily sell for typical 9.99 Kindle prices
Jul 24, 2015 Kimberly rated it liked it
In general it was pretty decent, but I had a few complaints. I did like the overall premise and that we got to learn new things about new characters in the 5 stories (and while they were often about different people/times, they all interconnected). I also really liked the indentured sub-plot of the first story - it was really interesting. My complaints are that time travel isn't really dealt with in a consistent manner - first, how did they get to the planet in the first place if they didn't get ...more
Mar 19, 2015 Kalilily rated it really liked it
a fun ride

This series has a little bit of everything sci fi and weaves it all together with engaging ease -- spinning threads that link notions of Roswell, comic book superheroes and villains, time and space travel, alien species, and intelligent machines into a tale with humor, romance, and complex relationships. Worth every cent and more.
Oct 09, 2015 E. SASSER rated it really liked it
E.joyable romp through time

This is a fast read with interesting characters. It was good to get all five of the books in this edition as they are fairly short_- together they are a decent novel length. The story is interesting though complicated at times. I would recommend this for a fun read and wonder if future volumes may come.
Clara Butcher
Aug 17, 2012 Clara Butcher rated it it was amazing
An example of hard sci-fi that's also a fun and easy read (not sure how to mesh the two, but this is how it is). It starts on modern day Earth where a man basically blinks and wakes up 300 years into the future on a colonial establishment cruiser near Beta Hydri. Sifting through the lies, he starts to realize something odd is going on. Book two (or chapter two now that they are in one volume) picks up on the planet in the Hydri system, but at a different era and with different characters, but it ...more
Apr 18, 2016 M rated it it was ok
So, the book was't horrible. There are some interesting ideas there. But I think it could use a better editing to fix some of the flow issues, as it felt like it got really convoluted with the various time travel streams.
jeffrey little
Mar 12, 2015 jeffrey little rated it it was amazing
these were an awesome 5 books . i read them all in a week . i wish there would be more
Feb 14, 2014 John rated it it was ok
Pretty weak science fiction. The price was right but the writing was not.
Feb 20, 2014 Roy rated it did not like it
Shelves: gave-up-on
Joyless, boring, poorly paced, unimaginative, over-wrought, incoherent, and pretentious.
Courtney Nicole
Oct 12, 2014 Courtney Nicole rated it really liked it
Scott Baker
Apr 08, 2014 Scott Baker rated it really liked it
I found the omnibus version to be an enjoyable read even though each story was very short. It was hard at first to move away from the initial characters of book one and pick up with new characters in book two, but I eventually got used to that being the way this set was going to go. I felt like a couple of the character sets could have been used to create full novels of their own, but in the end, I guess you find out there was a plan all along.
Not sure where the good reviews for this one come from. Got to the end of the first book, waiting for it to make sense, then the next book is 1000 years later so gave up!
The sample sucked me in. The basic plot (saving memories & personalities from MRIs) is good. but the way they were used, the conflicts, the secrecy, the indentured part - could not make head nor tail of it.
Mar 25, 2014 Graham rated it it was amazing
Surprisingly enjoyable. I did feel a little sad that some of the stories ended so soon. But as I read on I could see how they related.

Very cleverly weaved together.

Great job.
Sep 28, 2013 jewelofthecrowne rated it really liked it
Good read at a great price. It's a bit complicated at times but hang in there, the saga ties up nicely with an easy read incorporating hard scifi.
Jan 07, 2015 Les rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2014
This is a really terrific story. It has a lot off action and suspense. The characters are interesting, complex and understandable.
Charlie Adkins
Aug 16, 2012 Charlie Adkins rated it it was amazing
Great read at a more than reasonable price. A+ science fiction originally published in five volumes.
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Other Books in the Series

The Mystic Saga (6 books)
  • Indentured (The Mystic Saga, #1)
  • Legacy (The Mystic Saga, #2)
  • Violation (The Mystic Saga #3)
  • Judgment (Mystic Saga #4)
  • Convergence (Mystic Saga Book 5)

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