By Michael G. Munz
Northgate is in turmoil. Decaying, violent and corrupt, it's a universal sufficient urban within the mid twenty-first century, but discoveries underneath the Moon's floor have marked it with their first far away echoes.
Into Northgate has come Michael Flynn. Jobless and right down to his previous couple of funds, Michael nonetheless goals of constructing a good distinction of his personal. but he has no kinfolk, no neighbors retailer for the freelancer identified basically as Diomedes, and this night the residence they proportion will burn to the ground.
When Diomedes turns into his mentor in a look for the arsonist dependable, Michael will get his likelihood to gain these goals. yet he needs to face hazards way more own than fireplace if he is to be successful, for like a shadow within the flames, neither arsonist nor mentor should be what they appear.
And those who seek the Moon should be observing.
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People always organize into groups. That’s a fact of our existence. ” “The kind that wants to leave the city,” she says. “They released some kind of manifesto this morning. ” “The original purpose—you mean, what was in the Edith Prior video? ” “That, yes. But also living in factions. ” She shakes her head. “Some people will always fear change. ” With the factions dismantled, part of me has felt like a man released from a long imprisonment. I don’t have to evaluate whether every thought I have or choice I make fits into a narrow ideology.
Good,” I say. ” He nods, and leans his head against the wall to prop it up. ” I say. “I mean . . Lynn . ” Uriah had been friends with Lynn and Marlene as long as I’d known them, and now both of them are dead. I feel like I might be able to understand—after all, I’ve lost two friends too, Al to the pressures of initiation and Will to the attack simulation and my own hasty actions. But I don’t want to pretend that our suffering is the same. For one thing, Uriah knew his friends better than I did.
We’re going to find a way out of the city. No more waiting, pacing a cell, demanding answers that I won’t get from the guards. The guards did tell me a few things about the new factionless order this morning. Former faction members are required to move closer to Erudite headquarters and mix, no more than four members of a particular faction in each dwelling. We have to mix our clothing, too. I was given a yellow Amity shirt and black Candor pants earlier as a result of that particular edict. “All right, we’re this way.
A Shadow in the Flames (The New Aenid Cycle, Book 1) by Michael G. Munz