By Pierce Brown
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“Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow.”—Scott Sigler
Pierce Brown’s relentlessly unique debut channels the thrill of The starvation Games by way of Suzanne Collins and Ender’s video game by Orson Scott Card.
“I reside for the dream that my young ones could be born free,” she says. “That they are going to be what they prefer. that they are going to personal the land their father gave them.”
“I stay for you,” I say sadly.
Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you want to dwell for more.”
Darrow is a crimson, a member of the bottom caste within the color-coded society of the long run. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his individuals are making the skin of Mars livable for destiny generations. but he spends his lifestyles willingly, realizing that his blood and sweat will someday lead to a greater international for his children.
yet Darrow and his type were betrayed. quickly he discovers that humanity reached the outside generations in the past. colossal towns and luxurious wilds unfold around the planet. Darrow—and Reds like him—are not anything greater than slaves to a decadent ruling class.
encouraged through a eager for justice, and pushed by way of the reminiscence of misplaced love, Darrow sacrifices every thing to infiltrate the mythical Institute, a proving floor for the dominant Gold caste, the place the following new release of humanity’s overlords fight for power. he'll be pressured to compete for his lifestyles and the very way forward for civilization opposed to the simplest and so much brutal of Society’s ruling category. There, he'll cease at not anything to carry down his enemies . . . no matter if it capability he has to develop into one in all them to do so.
Praise for Red Rising
“[A] surprising event . . . one heart-pounding experience . . . Pierce Brown’s dizzyingly solid debut novel conjures up The starvation video games, Lord of the Flies, and Ender’s Game. . . . [Red Rising] has every little thing it must turn into meteoric.”—Entertainment Weekly
“[A] top-notch debut novel . . . Red Rising ascends above a crowded dystopian field.”—USA Today
“Red Rising is a cosmopolitan imaginative and prescient. . . . Brown will discover a committed audience.”—Richmond Times-Dispatch
“A tale of vengeance, conflict and the hunt for strength . . . comparable to The starvation video games and online game of Thrones.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fast-paced, gripping, well-written—the type of e-book you can't placed down. i'm already searching for the subsequent one.”—Terry Brooks, New York Times bestselling writer of The Sword of Shannara
“Pierce Brown has performed an mind-blowing task at supplying a robust piece of literature that may certainly make a mark within the minds of readers.”—The Huffington Post
“Compulsively readable and tremendously unique . . . a needs to for either fanatics of vintage sci-fi and fervent fans of recent tuition dystopian epics.”—Examiner.com
“[A] nice debut . . . the writer gathers a range of components jointly in a lot an identical approach George R. R. Martin does.”—Tor.com
“Pierce Brown’s empire-crushing debut is a sprawling vision.”—Scott Sigler, New York Times bestselling writer of Pandemic
From the Hardcover edition.