By Beth Revis
Book 1 within the New York Times bestselling trilogy, excellent for fanatics of Battlestar Gallactica and Prometheus!
WHAT DOES IT TAKE to outlive ABOARD A SPACESHIP FUELED through LIES?
Amy is a cryogenically frozen passenger aboard the spaceship Godspeed. She has left her boyfriend, friends--and planet--behind to hitch her mom and dad as a member of undertaking Ark send. Amy and her mom and dad think they're going to wake on a brand new planet, Centauri-Earth, 300 years sooner or later. yet fifty years prior to Godspeed's scheduled touchdown, cryo chamber forty two is mysteriously unplugged, and Amy is violently woken from her frozen slumber.
an individual attempted to homicide her.
Now, Amy is stuck inside of an enclosed international the place not anything makes sense. Godspeed's 2,312 passengers have forfeited all keep an eye on to Eldest, a tyrannical and scary chief. And Elder, Eldest's rebellious teenage inheritor, is either excited about Amy and wanting to realize even if he has what it takes to lead.
Amy desperately desires to belief Elder. yet may still she placed her religion in a boy who hasn't ever noticeable lifestyles open air the ship's chilly steel partitions? All Amy is familiar with is that she and Elder needs to race to release Godspeed's hidden secrets and techniques prior to whoever woke her attempts to kill again.
"Entirely unique, deeply compelling, and completely unputdownable--I've chanced on a brand new favorite!" --Carrie Ryan, New York Times bestselling writer of The wooded area of arms and Teeth
"A homicide secret, a budding romance, and a dystopian global gracefully built-in right into a sci-fi novel that blows away all expectation." --Melissa Marr, New York instances bestselling writer of Wicked Lovely
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She put her invisible hands on her mother’s shoulders and looked into her face. Her mother didn’t look up. You have to get off the train, Halsa said. She yelled. GET OFF THE TRAIN! 51 K e l ly L i n k But it was like talking to the door at the top of the wizard’s tower. There was something in Halsa’s pocket, pressing into her stomach so hard it almost felt like a bruise. Halsa wasn’t on the train, she was sleeping on something with a sharp little face. “Oh, stop yelling. Go away. ” Onion said. ” his aunt said.
Here,” Essa said, handing her a piece of bread. “Thanks,” Halsa said. The bread was stale and hard. It was the most delicious thing she’d ever eaten. “So your mother sold you,” Essa said. 42 The Wizar ds of Pe rf il Halsa swallowed hard. It was strange, not being able to see inside Essa’s head, but it was also restful. As if Essa might be anyone at all. As if Halsa herself might become anyone she wished to be. “I didn’t care,” she said. ” “No one,” Essa said. “I ran away from home. ” Halsa said.
Wizards are sly, greedy, absentminded, obsessed with stars and bugs, parsimonious, frivolous, invisible, tyrannous, untrustworthy, se cretive, inquisitive, meddlesome, long-lived, dangerous, useless, and have far too good an opinion of themselves. Kings go mad, the land is blighted, children starve or get sick or die spitted on the pointy end of a pike, and it’s all beneath the notice of the wiz ards of Perﬁl. The wizards of Perﬁl don’t ﬁght wars. It was like having a stone in his shoe. Halsa was always there, nagging.
Across the Universe by Beth Revis