By Scott Sigler
For enthusiasts of The starvation video games, Divergent, and pink emerging comes a gripping sci-fi event within which a gaggle of kids get up in a mysterious hall with out wisdom of who they're or how they bought trapped. Their simply wish lies with an indomitable younger lady who needs to lead them not just to solutions yet to survival.
"I open my eyes to darkness. overall darkness. I listen my very own respiring, yet not anything else. I elevate my head . . . it thumps opposed to whatever sturdy and unmoving. there's a board correct in entrance of my face. No, no longer a board . . . a lid."
A teenage lady awakens to discover herself trapped in a coffin. She has no proposal who she is, the place she is, or how she bought there. scuffling with her manner unfastened brings little relief--she discovers just a room covered with caskets and a handful of both mystified survivors. past their room lies a hall full of bones and mud, yet no humans . . . and no answers.
She is aware just one factor approximately herself--her identify, M. Savage, which used to be engraved at the foot of her coffin--yet she unearths herself liable. She isn't the largest between them, or the boldest, yet for a few cause the others belief her. Now, if they're to have any probability, she needs to get them to belief every one other.
Whatever in actual fact, she is decided to discover it and confront it. If she has to steer, she is going to be certain they continue to exist. perhaps there's a fashion out, a rational clarification, and a struggling with likelihood opposed to the risks to come back. or even a truth they can't understand lies simply past the following turn.
Advance compliment for Alive
"A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a singular, Scott Sigler's Alive offers us an unforgettable younger hero who needs to locate the interior power to steer with no realizing the place she is, who she is, and the way bitterly the percentages are stacked opposed to her."--Pierce Brown, ny occasions bestselling writer of crimson Rising
"Sigler has created a superb and engrossing personality in M. Savage. robust and shrewdpermanent, yet with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage lady, she's a person you'll certainly wish in your aspect whilst s*** hits the fan, which it more than likely does."--Veronica Belmont, host of Sword & Laser
"A demanding, unsettling page-turner of a story--both deeply unusual and wildly compelling."--Cherie Priest, writer of Boneshaker and Maplecroft
"From the 1st web page i used to be hooked. The puzzle unfolds masterfully, down to the final page."--Dr. Phil Plait, writer of undesirable Astronomy
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I broke loose from Uri. Others were running. It was a race! I didn’t know where the finish line was, but I was determined to win. ” but no one had ever caught me. The street was getting more and more crowded as people poured into it. I streaked through the crowds. I passed other runners. I didn’t care how many there were—I would beat them all. I laughed as I ran. Then I was aware of a noise. I felt it before I heard it. It was deep and grumbling and seemed to come from beneath the streets. And there was another sound.
I pushed the snow from the top step. I set the loaf down, knocked on the door, and ran. The next day I came back to look. The bread was gone. That was how it started. 42 10 From then on I tried to snatch two loaves each day. I would save one for Uri and me and leave the other on the back step of Janina’s house. One time I looked up and saw her staring at me from the back window. She smiled. I smiled. I began to find things on the step where I left the bread. I found a gumdrop and a candy cigarette and a fancy button.
One day when I snatched a loaf of bread, the lady called after me, “Stop! ” I stopped. I turned and faced her. I shouted back as sternly as I could. “I’m not a dirty Jew! I’m a Gypsy! ” She threw her hands in the air. She called out to the people on the sidewalk. “A dirty Gypsy! ” She started running after me. The brown snout of her fox fur bounced up and down on her shoulder. I had never gotten angry at a bread lady before. I turned the bag upside down and dumped the loaf to the ground. I jumped on it with both feet.
Alive (The Generations Trilogy, Book 1) by Scott Sigler