Narrated by Mikael Narramore

Run Time: 9 hrs and 41 mins


Jim’s been summoned to his grandmother’s homeworld to take a test to see if he’s worthy of being a royal.

Additional Comments:

  • Learning about the culture and such made the first half of the book fascinating, but then it dragged and dragged.
  • The action is ridiculous and hum drum because there’s no sense of danger. I think that comes from Jim’s power set being dialed so high. Nothing can touch him, so it’s just a matter of how is he going to beat the bad guys today.
  • First time time travel is mentioned in the series. Still not a fan. Just causes too many problems.
  • With his skillset, some of Jim’s actions don’t make much sense, so he has to “lose” his abilities for a time.
  • Bad guy’s motive is kinda bland.
  • Once again, Jim knows and uses words that most kids wouldn’t ever use.
  • Some of the culture stuff creeped into infodumping. Like one character scolding another about a lack of history knowledge then proceeding with a lengthy tale, but most managed to be integrated well.
  • 2 hrs from the end you learn the bad guy in a lengthy infodumping session.
  • The end was kind of satisfying. Ends as a wrapup of current crisis and a continuation to next book.


A decent but not overly sensational (and somewhat confusing) entry in a good series.

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33 of my 36 audible titles are listed on Audiobooks Unleashed.
Whether you’re looking for mystery or suspense or fantasy, I’ve got a title for you. Never Again (mystery, suspense) and Reshner’s Royal Ranger (epic sci-fi) just made it there.
Note: Filter by US if you’re looking for those codes as many titles are out.
Ones I think may still have US codes: Reshner’s Royal Ranger, Never Again, Innova, The Golden City Captives, The Holy War, Reclaim the Darklands, Eagle Eyes, Treachery Makes it Tense, Ashlynn’s Dreams Shorts, The Dark Side of Science, Ashlynn’s Dreams, Nadia’s Tears, Malia’s Miracles, and Varick’s Quest

Devya’s Children Series Links:

Ashlynn’s Dreams Shorts – short stories featuring Jillian.
The Dark Side of Science – official prequel to Devya’s Children; Genetically altered kids fight for the right to live. (Def US codes for this one, but not on AU. Find me on FB)
Ashlynn’s Dreams – Genetically altered Dream Shaper learns her gift.
Nadia’s Tears – Jillian tries to awaken her sister, Nadia, from a coma.
Malia’s Miracles – Jillian and her siblings try to save a friend’s mother.
Varick’s Quest – Jillian and Danielle get kidnapped. Nadia’s also in trouble.

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