Alive (The Generations Trilogy, Book 1) by Scott Sigler

By Scott Sigler

For fanatics of The starvation video games, Divergent, and purple emerging comes a gripping sci-fi experience within which a gaggle of young ones get up in a mysterious hall without wisdom of who they're or how they bought trapped. Their purely desire 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 pay attention my very own respiring, yet not anything else. I raise 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 thought 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 packed with bones and mud, yet no humans . . . and no answers.

She understands just one factor approximately herself--her identify, M. Savage, which was once engraved at the foot of her coffin--yet she reveals herself dependable. 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 likelihood, she needs to get them to belief every one other.

Whatever in point of fact, she is decided to discover it and confront it. If she has to steer, she is going to confirm they live to tell the tale. perhaps there's a manner out, a rational clarification, and a combating likelihood opposed to the risks to return. or even a fact they can not understand lies simply past the subsequent turn.

Advance compliment for Alive

"A ripping, claustrophobic thunderbolt of a unique, Scott Sigler's Alive offers us an unforgettable younger hero who needs to locate the interior energy to steer with out figuring out the place she is, who she is, and the way bitterly the chances are stacked opposed to her."--Pierce Brown, manhattan instances bestselling writer of purple Rising

"Sigler has created an excellent and engrossing personality in M. Savage. robust and shrewdpermanent, yet with the naïveté and misgivings of any teenage lady, she's an individual you'll certainly wish in your part while s*** hits the fan, which it almost definitely does."--Veronica Belmont, host of Sword & Laser

"A stressful, 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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She put the doll down on the steps and then she picked it up again and put it in her pocket. She was furious. “I think you’re a coward,” she said. “That’s why you hide up here, isn’t it? I would have got on that train and I know what’s going to happen. Onion got on that train. And you could stop it, but you won’t. ” She spat in the bucket of water and then immediately wished she hadn’t. “You keep the train safe,” she said, “and I’ll give you the doll. I promise. I’ll bring you other things, too.

But what’s wrong with having a little fun? It gets dull. And why should we stop having fun, just because we’re dead? ” Miles said. “You sound like her. Bethany. ” “It was dumb to try to get your poems back,” said the dead girl. ” “I just miss her,” Miles said. He began to cry. After a while, the dead girl got up and came over to him. She took a big handful of her hair and wiped his face with it. It was soft and absorbent and it made Miles’s skin crawl. He stopped crying, which might have been what the dead girl was hoping.

I don’t know,” Onion said. It came to him that the song had been a song that Tolcet’s mother had sung to her son, when Tolcet was a child. Onion wasn’t sure what the words meant because Tolcet wasn’t sure either. There was something about a lake and a boat, something about a girl who had eaten the moon. The marketplace was full of people selling things. From his vantage point Onion felt like a prince: as if he could afford to buy anything he saw. He looked down at a stall selling apples and po­ tatoes and hot leek pies.

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