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The rise of the Artificial Intelligence in 2055, known as The Lost Year, resulted in massive casualties on a global scale. Planes crashed, elevators malfunctioned, missiles launched and brought the human race to its knees. Humanity was able to stop the A.I. after a year of tragedy and devastation and has been rebuilding ever since.
Forty years later the Cryptocoin Rush brought with it a new society head. The Corporations deemed the government useless and have replaced them entirely, along with the change they sectioned off the cities. Each district has a Corporation that owns and runs the district, collecting all the taxes on the ones who live and work there. This is the story of one boy in the dystopian city of Tribon.
Sixteen-year-old Kilix is starting his freshman year in a new town. That means new friends, new teachers and a new whole life. The often reclusive Kilix struggles to make friends at his new school and instead makes enemies with the wrong group of kids. Struggling to cope with his mother's illness and keep his enemies at bay, Kilix is met with a conundrum.
In a world torn apart by destruction, there is hope when we look for it.
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By Jim "The Impatient" on 02-24-17
Heyyy Mann, in the future pot must be legal everywhere, cause in this book they all sound stoned. Well, the dad, he sounds Drunk. Listen to the sample, Dude. This story is very YA and I think junior high kids will like it the most. I gave it four stars and thought it was Okay, but I won't continue the series, too many really good books out there.
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By Jeff on 08-28-15
MANKIND AGAINST THE MACHINES
What made the experience of listening to Chronicles of Kilix the most enjoyable?
I enjoyed listening to Kilix because it brought back thoughts of when I was in High School. And I found the use of computers in the future to be interesting. Particularly the twist when we find out that the word was taken over by them.
What about Joshua Bennington’s performance did you like?
Joshua Bennington did an excellent job of doing the different voices. I liked the voice of Loren. Half the book is in her voice and half is in Kilix's voice but there are many other characters in the book and they all have different voices. Big job!! Talented reader!
Any additional comments?
I gave this book a 5 star rating because one I loved it and two the author and narrator kept the action moving.it was nice to listen to.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful