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X-Men/Doctor Doom: The Chaos Engine, Book 1 (The Chaos Engine #1)

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One week: That was all the time given to the X-Men to correct a universe-threatening flaw after Roma, Supreme Guardian of the Omniverse, discovered that unknown forces had severely altered the structure of the heroes' home dimension. It hadn't taken them long to track down the source of the disruption: the tyrannical Doctor Doom, in possession of the Cosmic Cube -- a dev

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Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published July 1st 2000 by I Books/Marvel (first published 2000)
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Adam Walker
This was a fun read, full of rollicking adventure...and editing errors. The editing on this book is practically non-existent. There are places where one sentence come to the end of a line, and instead of finishing up on the next line, another sentence starts up midway through. There are numerous places where, if there are two wys to state something it is obvious that the author changed his mind, at some point, about which phrasing to use, so the reader is left with a sentence that starts off in ...more
B. Reese
Jun 30, 2015 B. Reese rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I remember reading this and liking it alot. I never read the following 2 books, but always did and still want to. If I recall correctly, this book had a tighter focus on fewer characters, which was a plus. Many X-Men books try to do much, but this is a story with a tighter focus.

The plot is also pretty interesting, basically a house of M type story where Doom had succeeded. And it was done years before House of M.

All in all, I liked it and recommend it to anyone looking for a good X-men Novel,
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Rafael
Jan 26, 2016 Rafael rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A really great read! I haven’t read and X-men novel in over 10 years and it was great to be able to read one again. This is the first of three books. Doctor doom has taken over the world and has become a tyrant who rules with an iron fist. It’s up to the X-men to stop him. After reading this book, I realized why I love X-men so much. The characters feel so real, especially when you dig into their history. They experience real pain, real struggles, and have endured intense identity crises.
Craig
Oct 20, 2015 Craig rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
These days I'm not as into superhero novels like I was years ago but, I loved this novel! The X-men trilogies are usually really good and this one was no different. I'm not all that familiar with doom other then from the fantastic four movies but, the the story of him in control of the world was fun. Only the x-men were there to stop him! I'm excited to see how the next two books will play out!
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STEVEN A. ROMAN is the bestselling author of the novels Blood Feud: The Saga of Pandora Zwieback, Book 1, X-Men: The Chaos Engine Trilogy, and Final Destination: Dead Man’s Hand. His writing has garnered praise from such authors as World Fantasy Award–winner Charles de Lint, Bram Stoker Award–winner Elizabeth Massie, and fantasist and crime fiction novelist Neal Barrett Jr.

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