The Rise of a Golden Lion


Children - Fantasy/Sci-Fi
231 Pages
Reviewed on 07/14/2021
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Reviewed by Kristen Van Kampen (Teen Reviewer) for Readers' Favorite

In The Rise of a Golden Lion by Michael Feng, Ranford Tremble is an average biologist, but after an attack by a mutant lion, he changes. This experience gives him supernatural abilities, including superspeed, superstrength, and the ability to sonic roar. Soon, he learns of an ongoing battle between the evil Jacen Lee and a group of secret agents and fellow mutants who aim to stop him, called SHRIKE. The SHRIKE team wants Ranford to join them, but he isn’t sure if he wants to join them or lead an average life. But Jacen Lee is up to something, and the SHRIKE team is desperate for Ranford’s help. Will he join them?

With thrilling action scenes and likable characters, The Rise of a Golden Lion by Michael Feng is an enjoyable read. The narrative is very descriptive and makes some interesting and humorous analogies. For example, it describes a character’s facial expression like the one you make when hit by a French baguette. The story is action-packed and filled with exciting battle scenes that keep the reader wondering what happens next. I thought the way the characters gained their abilities was very intriguing and creative. The characters themselves were likable and fascinating, and I liked how each one was unique from the others. For example, some are serious while others are more carefree, which made the story more interesting. This book is an exciting read, and I highly recommend it to people who like superheroes stories.