By Morgan Rice
Manhattan. 2120. American has been decimated, burnt up from the second one Civil battle. during this post-apocalyptic global, survivors are a long way and few among. And such a lot of these who do continue to exist are individuals of the violent gangs, predators who reside within the monstrous towns. They patrol the nation-state searching for slaves, for clean sufferers to deliver again into town for his or her favourite demise game: enviornment One. The demise stadium the place rivals are made to struggle to the dying, within the such a lot barbaric of the way. there's just one rule to the sector: not anyone survives. Ever.
Deep within the wasteland, excessive up within the Catskill Mountains, 17 yr previous Brooke Moore manages to outlive, hiding out along with her more youthful sister, Bree. they're cautious to prevent the gangs of slaverunners who patrol the nation-state. yet someday, Brooke isn't really as cautious as she will be, and Bree is captured. The slaverunners take her away, heading to town, and to what's going to be a undeniable dying.
Brooke, a Marine’s daughter, was once raised to be difficult, to by no means backtrack from a struggle. while her sister is taken, Brooke mobilizes, makes use of every thing at her disposal to chase down the slaverunners and get her sister again. alongside the best way she runs into Ben, 17, one other survivor like her, whose brother used to be taken. jointly, they group up on their rescue undertaking.
What follows is a post-apocalyptic, action-packed mystery, because the of them pursue the slaverunners at the most deadly experience in their lives, following them deep into the guts of recent York. alongside the best way, in the event that they are to outlive, they're going to need to make a number of the toughest offerings and sacrifices in their lives, encountering hindrances neither of them had expected—including their unforeseen emotions for every different. Will they rescue their siblings? Will they make it again? and may they, themselves, need to struggle within the area?
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Extra info for Arena One: Slaverunners (Survival Trilogy, Book 1)
Through all the generations that followed, Taggart Transcontinental was one of the few railroads that never went bankrupt and the only one whose controlling stock remained in the hands of the founder's descendants. In his lifetime, the name "Nat Taggart" was not famous, but notorious; it was repeated, not in homage, but in resentful curiosity; and if anyone admired him, it was as one admires a successful bandit. Yet no penny of his wealth had been obtained by force or fraud; he was guilty of nothing, except that he earned his own fortune and never forgot that it was his.
Is pretty measly service, it seems to me, and what a train! You must have inherited those coaches from your great-grandfather, and he must have used them pretty hard. ' "That's what I said, wood-burning. I never saw one before, except in photographs. What museum did you drag it out of? " "Yes, of course I knew it," said Taggart hastily. "It was just . . " "Of course," said Boyle. "Delays can't be helped. It's the strangest train I ever rode on, though. " Within a few minutes, they noticed that Taggart had become silent.
It all depends," James Taggart answered slowly, "on knowing the people who make it possible. . " Dagny Taggart was nine years old when she decided that she would run the Taggart Transcontinental Railroad some day. She stated it to herself when she stood alone between the rails, looking at the two straight lines of steel that went off into the distance and met in a single point. What she felt was an arrogant pleasure at the way the track cut through the woods: it did not belong in the midst of ancient trees, among green branches that hung down to meet green brush and the lonely spears of wild flowers—but there it was.
Arena One: Slaverunners (Survival Trilogy, Book 1) by Morgan Rice