Threnody Corwin, a psion with the ability to channel electricity like lightning through anything she touches, is a soldier for the human government. On a suicide mission, Threnody and her team of Strykers are recruited by an unknown enemy: Lucas Serca, one of the most powerful psions alive, who is masquerading as human. Forming an uneasy alliance, the two groups escalate their fight with the ruling government and worldwide chaos ensues. When a new kind of psion power is discovered that could reshape the wasted planet, the renegades must race to save society before it destroys itself, but the cost is high and in the end, there is no such thing as compromise.
In this novel from K.M. Ruiz, there is only survival.
After catastrophic wars and the Meltdown, The Unity rules from its East Coast citadel, leaving the outlands to savages and its strangely altered plants. Providing free health care, employment, and ThiZ (the drug of any really civilized life), the Unity mandates retirement at forty before fatigue and error contaminate a culture of youth, innovation and vigor.
With liberating body implants, history’s finest democracy supervises every citizen for her/his/its own and the nation’s welfare. Seventeen-year-old Lieutenant Malila Chiu, is a veteran officer who, despite well-earned fame, finds her career in tatters. Vandalism at a distant station triggers her demotion. Facing denunciation ... or worse, Malila’s one option is to enter the outlands to repair the station herself. At first, the repairs go well.
Dropping from fatigue, she wakes to find a hideously ancient savage has murdered her platoon and now holds a knife at her throat, making her the ... Outland Exile.
“A powerful blend of post-apocalyptic fiction, science fiction and brass-knuckle social commentary ... Outland Exile ... is a towering tour de force of a novel ...
“Relentlessly visionary, thematically profound and impeccably edited, it is one of those rare stories that both entertains and enlightens.”– Blue Ink Reviews
“(T)his unique and entertaining dystopian adventure is full of well-drawn characters ... Boutwell has created his own version of the future ...” – James Burt of Forward Clarion
“Boutwell’s prose is sharp and efficient... creat(ing) an immersive world where provocative ideas propel a darkly satisfying adventure.” -- Kirkus Review
Roy Angelo, a professor at Providence, Rhode Islands Cohen Academy, and his beautiful girlfriend, Marissa Duvina, are unwillingly entangled in wars snare. Thomas Cohen, founder of Cohen Laboratories, struggles to make ends meet with his career and family life, but can he accomplish such a feat while simultaneously maintaining his undisclosed project? A hero is born, and a villain is spawned. During this time of global warfare, internal conflict emerges within the heart of Rhode Island, slowly dispersing across America. America faces two wars: a war of ideological differences and a war of monsters.
Does war ever truly spawn a victor, or does everybody lose? In this dystopian future, it is difficult to say. Join Roy Angelo on a journey of fleeting love, tragedy, action, and adventure. Soar alongside him, and partake in the epic tale of The Phantom and the Phoenix.
Most of the worlds population is desperately fighting for survival. In the midst of the chaos and confusion, some countries have descended into civil war while others are attacking their neighbors. The timing is perfect for a monumental jihad to be launched against all infidels and the Great Satan. The world is about to experience a catastrophe event.
After Islamic terrorists annihilate much of the world and the dust and radiation finally settles, the reality is stark. Millions are dead, and now the survivors must test their resourcefulness in order to rebuild their communities. As civilization slowly comes back to life, Alex Foster attends college and is enthralled with the political history his professor shares in class. But someone else has captured even more of his attentionfellow student Lyra Ricci.
As the two lovers begin a passionate relationship, each struggles within the aftermath of a catastrophe that has replaced security and happiness with uncertainty and fear. Only time will tell if Alex and Lyra will realize their own truths in order to help recreate a better world.
But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize. The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win—and confront the real world he's always been so desperate to escape.