With enemies on all sides, who can Drake really trust?
On the run after escaping from what was supposed to be the world's most secure juvenile facility (and blowing it up in the process), Will Drake knows it's only a matter of time before the sinister Alliance catches up with him. But Drake is in need of an alliance of his own - knowing who to trust is becoming increasingly difficult, and after having been exposed to the highly unstable (and potentially deadly) Crystal-X whilst fleeing from the Rig, it looks like time might be running out for him all together. His arm has started to mutate into an impenetrable black crystal, and although it gives him a superhuman-like ability to fight, it might also be causing him to lose his mind.
Surrounded by enemies and desperate for help, Drake and his escapee comrades are forced to form an uneasy partnership with a mysterious group who also claim to have been exposed to Crystal-X. They say they know how to use its powers for good - but can Drake really keep running forever? And who should he trust more - his supposed friends, or the voices in his head...?
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 233 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
A well written, thought provoking novel should grab the reader's attention with the first line and this fast paced thriller definitely does that . . . I loved the humour . . . and the brilliant plot turns. -- Judith Palka * School Library Association *