At one point someone stumbles over their line and it’s not edited out. Barnes is a product of a prejudiced nation, and he quickly learns that his knowledge of the universe has been twisted and colored to fit his society’s beliefs. By Scott Sigler Scribl. To better facilitate interspecies cooperation, they bring the legendary sport of American Gridiron Football. Oh, and the teams are used as smuggling vehicles for The story of year-old prodigy quarterback Quentin Barnes and his struggles to make it in the Galactic Football League. He’s also a huge Lions fan, although I didn’t learn that until I followed him on Twitter.

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The Rookie (audio book)

His natural talent, coupled with his ingrained Purist Nation scott sigler the rookie righteousness and bigotry have made him extremely arrogant. Sigler’s anti-religious views are hammered home with all the subtlety of a brick to the face. It serves as a way to integrate the different species and force them to work together.

I think going outside basic humanoid physiology makes the action difficult to visualize, especially given how committed to the rules of the game Sigler is.

Developers constantly update and improve. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I just couldn’t believe someone could be that stupid, and miss so many obvious pointers to the truth of a given situation.

The Rookie

scott sigler the rookie The Rookie grabs you from scotf start as you willingly come along tje a ride that takes you through the struggles of working up the minor ranks to reach the ultimate goal of Tier One Football in the Galactic Football League. Quentin arrives in Ionath City and has his first practice on the Kraken’s home field. I will be reading the rest of the series very soon! View all 6 comments. Linebacker for the Texas Earthlings. Raised in a religion that believes every non-human species is the spawn of Satan literallyour plucky 7-foot, pound hero football players have gotten REALLY big by has thr adjust to playing with and against aliens with foot vertical leaps, 2.


Ionath takes on the Grontak Hydras in Week Two action. Really what it boils down to is that I am now a fan of this made-up intergalactic football team and I want them to win more, so I shall pick up the next book and see where the story takes me. I was wondering wether to listen to this one or not. Team Manager for the Ionath Krakens. For the record, it is fairly sigker to Amazon’s scale, but scott sigler the rookie me to be consistent between the two sites.

I’ve found a lot of spacey sports stories to be very convoluted in how they present their league structure and how it all works but again Sigler breaks it down to easily understand.

Burned yet again by the lure of a free book with a high rating. All in all The Rookie is a great “guy” read. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It’s a crazy, coming-of-age, hero’s quest mashup of scifi, gangsters and sport.

It also has an interview with several of the characters. The football American style story meshed really well with a multi-alien universe. Programmer gives this app a lot of love and attention and it shows. This book is fantastic. But, unfortunately, Sigler doesn’t really pull it off.


This story reads like a coming of age story with an extremely flawed This book is fantastic.

The Rookie (Galactic Football League #1) by Scott Sigler

All though it showed that persistence pays off and and was creative from the author, this story was too long, at pages. Podcast smart and easy with the app that scott sigler the rookie to compromise. Alive Alight Alone Articles with topics of unclear notability from October All articles with topics of unclear notability Book articles with topics of unclear notability Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references.

Sigler draws you into the story and the characters, and he makes you want to read without stopping.

The cover picture looked a little hokie and I almost passed it up until I looked and saw this thing had huge review after review. I hope that the rest of the series lives up to the book.