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Mindwar

Klavan, Andrew Paperback

When Rick lost the ability to run, he came one step closer to becoming a hero. New High Score New Record Time Rick nodded with grim satisfaction. He laid the game controller aside on the sofa and reached for his crutches. Rick Dial was the best...+

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When Rick lost the ability to run, he came one step closer to becoming a hero.

New High Score New Record Time

Rick nodded with grim satisfaction. He laid the game controller aside on the sofa and reached for his crutches.

Rick Dial was the best quarterback Putnam Hills High School had ever seen. Unflappable. Unstoppable. Number 12. But when a car accident left him crippled, Rick s life as he knew it ended. He disavowed his triumphant past. He ignored his girlfriend. He disappeared into his bedroom and into the glowing video screen.

But Rick s uncanny gaming skills have attracted attention. Dangerous attention. Government agents have uncovered a potentially devastating cyber-threat: a Russian genius has created a digital reality called the Realm, from which he can enter, control, and disrupt American computer systems . . . from transportation to defense. The agents want Rick, quick-thinking quarterback and gaming master, to enter the Realm and stop the madman before he sends America into chaos.

Entering the Realm will give Rick what he thought he d never have again: a body as strong and fast as it was before the accident. But this is no game, there are no extra lives, and what happens to Rick in the Realm happens to Rick s body in reality.

Even after Rick agrees to help, he can t shake the sense that he s being kept in the dark. Why would a government agency act so aggressively? Can anyone inside the Realm be trusted? How many others have entered before him . . . and failed to return?

In the tradition of Ender s Game and The Matrix, MindWar is a complex thriller about a seemingly ordinary teenager who discovers a hidden gift a gift that could make him a hero . . . or cost him everything.

"Edgar Award winning Klavan s well-orchestrated fantasy thriller features . . . an imaginative mix of gaming action with real-life stakes. With just the right cliff-hanger ending, this trilogy opener shows promise." Booklist"


Publisher    THOMAS NELSON
Format    Paperback
Color    Not Applicable
Language    English
Publication Date    03/17/2015
Abridged    No
Large Print    No
Pages    336
Width    5.5
Height    0.9
Length    8.4
Units    1
EAN    9781401688943
Author    Klavan, Andrew

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