Blood Red RoadBook - 2011
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In a distant future, eighteen-year-old Lugh is kidnapped, and while his twin sister Saba and nine-year-old Emmi are trailing him across bleak Sandsea they are captured, too, and taken to brutal Hopetown, where Saba is forced to be a cage fighter until new friends help plan an escape.
This book really stands out for me among the different teen dystopia series out there.
SurreyLibraries_Reads Oct 31, 2018
This first book in the Dustlands trilogy is like a cross between Cormac McCarthy and Suzanne Collins, and it’s great fun! Saba is a tough, no-nonsense young woman raised in the dusts of a post-apocalyptic wasteland. In marvelously Western fashion, a group of mysterious riders kidnap her twin and ... Read More »
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"Jack grins. Anyways, Saba likes to look at my bare chest.
Lugh looks at me. Frowns. Is that a fact? he says.
I feel myself go bright red. It is not a fact, I says. You stinker, Jack."
"I ain't never seen a creature like that before, she says. He's so smart, he's-
More, like a person than a bird? I says.
Yeah, she says. That's it.
Whatever you do, I says, don't tell him that. I'll never hear the end of it."
Ever heard of the rule of three? he shouts as we run.
If you save somebody's life three times, their life belongs to you. You saved my life today, that makes once. Save it twice more an I'm all yers.
Lugh goes first always first an I follow on behind. An that's fine. That's right. That's how it's meant to be.
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