Leaving Babylon by D. Cristwell


Description: Allen Cade followed his faith, and tried to save his marriage, but his wife had other ideas, and wanted out. If he wanted a till death we do part marriage, she would give it to him. When her attempt on his life failed, his daughter testified that it was an accident, but urged her dad to give up trying to reconcile, and go somewhere else to start over. This is the story of a new start.
Size: 356 KB ( ~ 67,508 words)
Type: Spiritual
Age Rating: Older than 13
Tags: Romance, Spiritual, Religion, Apocalyptic, Alternate Universe, Dinosaurs, Mutants, Shapeshifters, Supernatural, Angels, Demons

Review by therev   [other reviews by therev]

Reviewed: 2015-08-10


This story is upfront about its roots and base concepts. It is well thought through, gives a good moral story line and some preaching, which is in line with the story. It has a few twists that proves humans are not perfect, but with God's help, they can make it through adversity and defeat the devil's insinuations into God's world.

This is an inspirational story, but would not be accepted by those who deny God. God knows that we need more inspiration like this, and the author has promised a sequel which I look forward to.

Plot: 10 | Technical Quality: 9 | Appeal to Reviewer: 10

Review by anim8ed   [other reviews by anim8ed]

Reviewed: 2014-04-12


Dragons, Dinosaurs and Demons oh my... Leaving Babylon is a post-apocalyptic action adventure tale with very heavy amounts of political and Protestant Christian themes throughout. Of course the author warns readers in both his profile and his stories page that he writes from a Christian perspective so this should be no surprise to anyone.

I found the story to be an entertaining and very different post-apocalyptic story. Not quite Science-fiction and not quite biblical Armageddon but a blend of both. Technically, I cannot complain about spelling, homonyms or other common errors as I found too few to affect the flow of the story. On plot the story does not wrap up neatly but does leave the option of a second book.

Recommendation: If you are offended by Christian beliefs and viewpoints or if differing political viewpoints make you angry then I would avoid this story. Otherwise I would recommend it as an enjoyable post-apocalyptic tale with characters that have very intense beliefs.

Plot: 8 | Technical Quality: 9 | Appeal to Reviewer: 8