Two teens fight for their lives after an alien invasion in this heart-stopping follow-up to Zero Repeat Forever.
Humans. Clones. Aliens. No one is safe anymore. It’s the end of the world.
Xander Liu survived the alien invasion—just barely. For more than a year, he has outsmarted, hidden from, and otherwise avoided the ruthless intruders, the Nahx, dodging the deadly darts that have claimed so many. When the murder of his friend leaves him in the protective company of August, a rebellious Nahx soldier, Xander is finally able to make his way back to human controlled territory and relative safety. But safety among the humans is not what it seems.
When Raven awakes on a wide expanse of snowy sand dunes, she has many questions. What has happened to her and the other reanimated humans gathered around her? What is the meaning of the Nahx ships that hover ominously above them? And most pressing of all, where is August, who promised to keep her safe?
In the shadow of an unforgiving Canadian winter, Xander and Raven find themselves on opposite sides of an alien war. Left with little choice about their roles in the looming battle, they search for answers and allies all while being drawn back to the place where their respective fates were determined, and to the one who determined them: August.
G.S. Prendergast is the author of the award-winning and multi-nominated young adult novels in verse, Audacious and Capricious. Zero Repeat Forever won the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize. She lives in British Columbia, Canada with her family. Connect with her on Twitter @GabrielleSaraP.
“Prendergast is a talented sci-fi writer—her world building is impeccable, her character development is complex, and her pacing is spot on.”
– Quill & Quire
“Teens will love the pace and dialogue. As Raven and Eighth find themselves on an intersecting path, readers will be sucked into humanity’s struggle to survive and the Nahx’s all too focused efforts to ensure that it doesn’t. VERDICT: A first purchase for teen collections.”
– School Library Journal
“Detailed settings and swift action make this novel an edge-of-your-seat page-turner.”
– VOYA Magazine
“A powerful story that will force you to rethink how we view war and how we define humanity. I couldn’t put this book down!”
– Holly Bodger, acclaimed author of 5 to 1
“A taut page-turner with a strange and surprising love story at its core, Zero Repeat Forever will capture every reader who dares to pick it up.”
– Lena Coakley, bestselling author of Worlds of Ink and Shadow