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Lightbringer Saga
1 : Black Prism (1 of 3)

by Brent Weeks
Jan 1, 2011
7 Hours
Ages 18+
Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit and charm are all that preserves a tenuous peace. But Prisms never last and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live: Five years to achieve five impossible goals.

But when Guile discovers he has a son, born in a far kingdom after the war that put him in power, he must decide how much he''s willing to pay to protect a secret that could tear his world apart.

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Director & Cast

Director Johann Dettweiler
Starring Richard Rohan, Joe Brack, Christopher Scheeren, Kimberly Gilbert, Karen Novak, Lilly David, Lily Beacon, Andy Clemence, David Coyne, Steven Carpenter, Drew Kopas, Eric Messner, Elizabeth Jernigan, Ken Jackson, Jeff Allin, Tim Getman, Dylan Lynch, Yazmin Tuazon, Terence Aselford, Michael John Casey, Scott McCormick, Michael Glenn, Nanette Savard, Ren Casey, Colleen Delany, Mort Shelby and James Lewis
Book Adapted for GraphicAudio by Johann Dettweiler
Dialogue Editors Johann Dettweiler
Sound Designers Johann Dettweiler
Original Theme Music Johann Dettweiler
Additional Original Music Dan Sondak and Johann Dettweiler
Cover Illustrator Jahbulani Ori
Producers Richard Rohan and Duane Beeman
Executive Producer Anji Cornette


My favorite series so far. by Leslie (Posted on 8/30/2018)
I absolutely love Kip. The voice actor for this character is one of my all time favorites. This series is AMAZING!
Awesome by Tommie (Posted on 8/19/2018)
Big fan of GraphicAudio this isn’t my favorite genre but I enjoyed it just the same
Great Book by Chase (Posted on 6/19/2018)
Good book with an interesting story and magic system.
Love it by Brent (Posted on 4/19/2018)
I Love it
Fantastic by Daniel (Posted on 9/25/2017)
Fantastic book me at all the better by graphic audio and the acting is phenomenal and the storyline brent weeks is superb
amazing story by William (Posted on 8/15/2017)
can't stop listening to this series.LOVE IT!
Quite good book overall, but... by Patrick (Posted on 4/2/2017)
The first part of the will book leave you with a feeling that you're actually listing to a book meant for teenagers, it's quite slow ramping up to any action - and is in no way as good as the beginning of the the Night Angel Trilogy.

The book will get better in the second and third part, though.
Interesting Start by Travis (Posted on 1/9/2017)
Interesting magic system involving the color spectrum. Reminded me a little bit of Brandon Sanderson. Though, Brent Weeks does a nice job of setting it up with his own spin. GA, as always, excels at dramatization of novels into audio theater. The combination of music, sound effects, and the super voice acting makes a compelling listening experience.
Not for me by Amy (Posted on 8/31/2016)
I tried listening to this, but it just was not for me.
loved it by Anthony (Posted on 7/25/2016)
loved it
Book 1of 3 by justin (Posted on 4/24/2016)
Good book
Very well done! by Brandon (Posted on 3/28/2016)
I have previously listened to Mr. Weeks Night Angel offering. This is of the same caliber. It is very compelling, fast-paced and with top-notch performance and production. The voice actor that portrayed Gavin was a definite highlight. This first part of the first book ends on a real cliffhanger! I had to download the next set right away!
The lightbringer saga by Patric (Posted on 3/6/2016)
This is one amazing series. The unique magic system is so complex and cool, it almost reminds me of some of brandon sandersons works. More importantly, I'd just like to say that the voice actor portraying the prism, gavin, did an amazing job. I listened to this from a friend that had the cd, and am considering buying a copy for myself on portrayal of gavin alone. Seriously, I hope he gets a bonus for his work on this series. Couldn't imagine a better gavin.
Black Prism by Ronnie (Posted on 2/4/2016)
This is a very good book it is a bit short but very good
Excellent Work of Art by Jared (Posted on 11/19/2015)
This audio piece honors the true spirit of Brent Weeks' literary genius! These "audiobooks" far surpass any normal kind of narrative book reading. The acting skills of the voice actors, the sound effects and music, the production teams ability to translate the descriptive language of the book into a very real feeling that is ever present while listening is perfectly executed to give you the Movie in Your Mind effect. I've listened to all of the Brent Weeks Graphic Audio books numerous times, and I always gain a stronger appreciation for them when I notice something new that I missed before.
Lightbringer Saga 1 : Black Prism (1 of 3) by TIM (Posted on 11/10/2015)
I wish the writer of the book would have broken the book in separate books. I really don't like jumping from 1 point of view to another. As usual because the book is unresolved till the last set this set left me lacking. See the final set for my review of the product. I purchased the whole book so i will at least complete this book
amazing by Arcenio (Posted on 5/6/2015)
Best audio book ever period !
Great Find by Rutsahl (Posted on 3/22/2015)
I took a shot and bought this, hoping for a good fantasy world with a great magic system like the Mistborn series that GA has done, and was not disappointed. Very entertaining story.
A rich mythology! by Catdaddy (Posted on 2/6/2015)
Do not lose your focus during the first hour - the mythology is dense and important. But there is a lot of exposition to give, and critical chunks of it appear as late as 4:30 in.

It is a typical fantasy-medieval setting with a critical twist: as per the title, characters can fashion physical objects out of light, with different properties pending on the color of the light they use. Overall, this seems to set up one of those exquisitely frustrating stories of true love is separated from each other by circumstance, misunderstanding and stubbornness. But different branches to the story, it weaves a more complex narrative then other episodic offerings from GraphicAudio, such as “The Wolf's Hour;” however, bear in mind this is not the first book in a trilogy, but the first *third* of the first book in a trilogy. It has no conclusive ending at all... but you will probably jump back onto this website to order the next part right after you finish the first, anyhow.

Even though the script uses somewhat "elevated language” for royalty, it is refreshing that people do speak their mind, and there is mild language where appropriate. Contrary to the 18+ rating, the drama is a PG-13 for occasional scenes of violence, the mild language, and one rather horrific image.
Black Prisim by Seth (Posted on 10/19/2014)
Incredible cast and music. Dramatization at its best!
I'm hooked yet again! by Armand (Posted on 10/9/2014)
Good grief! I'm hooked again with a new twist in fantasy productions! Brent Weeks joins a new breed of writers IMHO with fresh new approaches to story telling!

Definitely hooked! Outstanding GA production yet again!
The Black Prism 1 by Todd (Posted on 10/4/2014)
Compelling storytelling with fantastic characters. Really top notch voice acting. The GA team has scored another hit!
Review by Jon (Posted on 8/12/2014)
Love this series! im hooked
The Black Prism by Blase (Posted on 8/12/2014)
Fantastic cast production. This series might be the best thing I've heard from GA and it is my preferred way to take in this book. I've listened to this on my iPod or iPhone probably 15 times.
WOW WOW WOW! by Robert (Posted on 1/5/2014)
This is my 1st listen to Brent Weeks, and I can't wait to hear the rest! What a story weaver! He really knows how to get you invested in the characters and storyline. And the production is first rate! Great job by the voice actors, sound effects techs and musical score... I'm hooked!
Lightbringer by Joshua (Posted on 12/15/2013)
I find the Lightbringer Saga one of My Favorite books.
I can not wait for more on the story to come out.
Brent Weeks
Many are Patiently waiting....
Superb by Daniel (Posted on 11/30/2013)
Great Story, and a wonderful presentation. I await the remainder of the series.

Recommend Highly!!
Great! by William (Posted on 11/27/2013)
The Graphic audio version is way better than the audible version. The production is topnotch and the cut off points in each section perfect. Well done.
Awsome by Steven (Posted on 10/25/2013)
This is by far one of the best shows I have enjoyed here from Graphicaudio. Graphicaudio do's an outstanding job in all of there work when it comes to puting on a great show and bringing a book to life.

But this one is the comination of Graphicaudio and one outstanding writer. I loved his books and this is truely magic combination with Graphicaudio doing his books.
Black Prism Book 1 by Stephanie (Posted on 9/29/2013)
Weeks is a fantastic author with consistently riveting stories. Graphic Audio is phenomenal when it comes to putting on a show, but Weeks only adds to the captivation. This is an absolute must.

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