Author(s): S.J. Kincaid
Series: Insignia Series No: 1
Original Publish Date: Jul 10, 2012
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Product Number: Z100030819
Released: Jul 10, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780062132772
Narrator/s: Lincoln Hoppe
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More than anything, Tom Raines wants to be important, though his shadowy life is anything but that. For years, TomA??s drifted from casino to casino with his unlucky gambler of a dad, gaming for their survival. Keeping a roof over their heads depends on a careful combination of skill, luck, con artistry, and staying invisible. Then one day, Tom stops being invisible. SomeoneA??s been watching his virtual-reality prowess, and heA??s offered the incredibleA??a place at the Pentagonal Spire, an elite military academy. There, TomA??s instincts for combat will be put to the test and if he passes, heA??ll become a member of the Intrasolar Forces, helping to lead his country to victory in World War III. Finally, heA??ll be someone important: a superhuman war machine with the tech skills that every virtual-reality warrior dreams of. Life at the Spire holds everything that TomA??s always wantedA??friends, the possibility of a girlfriend, and a life where his every action mattersA??but what will it cost him? Gripping and provocative, S. J. KincaidA??s futuristic thrill ride of a debut crackles with memorable characters, tremendous wit, and a vision of the future that asks startling, timely questions about the melding of humanity and technology.

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Author(s): S.J. Kincaid
Genre: Ya Fiction, Sci Fi
Product Number EB00234395
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062093011