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A devastated Earth's last hope is found in Pearls: small, mysterious orbs that fall from space and are capable of supplying enough energy to power entire cities. Battling to control the Pearls are the Skyship dwellers - political dissidents who live in massive ships in the Earth's stratosphere - and the corrupt Surface government.
Jesse Fisher, a Skyship slacker, and Cassius Stevenson, a young Surface operative, cross paths when they both venture into forbidden territory in pursuit of Pearls. Their chance encounter triggers an unexpected reaction, endowing each boy with remarkable - and dangerous - abilities that their respective governments would stop at nothing to possess.
Enemies thrust together with a common goal, Jesse and Cassius make their way to the ruins of Seattle to uncover the truth about their new powers, the past they didn't know they shared, and a shocking secret about the Pearls.
©2011 Nick James (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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By Michael on 11-08-17

run away

started off ok. then went down hill, then of a cliff. would not recommend this book.

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By Amazon Customer on 05-24-17

solid with a few lulls

at times the action is thrilling and commands attention, but the story have a few drawn out spots that caused me to set it aside a few times. but overall a good story

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