Crystal Force (The Rig, Book 2) by Joe Ducie

By Joe Ducie

With enemies on both sides, who can Drake particularly belief?

On the run after escaping from what was once speculated to be the world's safest juvenile facility (and blowing it up within the process), Will Drake understands it's just a subject of time earlier than the sinister Alliance catches up with him. yet Drake is wanting an alliance of his personal - understanding who to belief is turning into more and more tricky, and after having been uncovered to the hugely volatile (and in all probability lethal) Crystal-X while fleeing from the Rig, it appears like time will be operating out for him all jointly. His arm has began to mutate into an impenetrable black crystal, and even though it offers him a superhuman-like skill to struggle, it could actually even be inflicting him to lose his mind.

Surrounded through enemies and determined for support, Drake and his escapee comrades are compelled to shape an uneasy partnership with a mysterious staff who additionally declare to were uncovered to Crystal-X. they are saying they understand how to exploit its powers for solid - yet can Drake rather maintain operating ceaselessly? And who should still he belief extra - his intended acquaintances, or the voices in his head...?

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I’ve also radioed Sharyn. She’s on her way. ” And as he said that—­I mean right as he said that—­another Corpse came around the corner of the building and bumped right into me. indd 28 8/7/12 10:19 AM Chapter 4 Th e D e a d e r a n d t he B a rfly L ike the one in the car, this Deader wore a cop uniform. Seeing him clearly by the light of an overhead streetlamp, I realized this early Type Three was big, solid—­and familiar. He was the Corpse I’d zapped back in the prison entrance. “Undertaker,” he snarled.

Chances were I’d busted it either climbing into or out of the empty house. Stupid things were always breaking. With another sigh, I turned toward the mouth of the alley—­ Just as a figure leaped down from the fire escape to block my path. “Hello. ” My heart nearly exploded in my chest—­I swear. The Corpse towered over me like a pillar made of rotting flesh, once again wearing his black-­gummed grin. His head was bent at a slightly odd angle. But as I watched, horrified, he reached up with one hand and shoved it roughly back into alignment.

The guy in the bar doorway narrowed his eyes. “’Ang on a second…” he said. “Lezzee some ID… ‘officer’…” “Of course, sir,” the Corpse said. And why wouldn’t he? After all, he had ID. He was a cop! indd 31 8/7/12 10:19 AM Ty Drago But his back was to me, his attention fixed entirely on the suspicious bar dude, and that was all I’d wanted. In one reasonably smooth motion, I found my feet, stepped up, and punched Dead Cop in the back of his neck right at the base of the skull. Corpses have a vulnerable spot there, the place where the spinal cord meets the base of the brain, and a good shot paralyzes them.

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