Spire City, Season One: Infected

Spire City Season One Infected Targeted by a mad scientist s deadly serum these outcasts band together to uncover the truth and to fight back Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork and giant beetles pu

  • Title: Spire City, Season One: Infected
  • Author: Daniel Ausema
  • ISBN: 9781310912252
  • Page: 164
  • Format: ebook
  • Targeted by a mad scientist s deadly serum, these outcasts band together to uncover the truth and to fight back.Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders A deadly infection, created by a mad scientist, is spreading through the cityTargeted by a mad scientist s deadly serum, these outcasts band together to uncover the truth and to fight back.Spire City is home to mighty machines of steam power and clockwork, and giant beetles pull picturesque carriages over cobbled streets, but there is a darker secret behind these wonders A deadly infection, created by a mad scientist, is spreading through the city, targeting the poor and powerless, turning them slowly into animals A group of those infected by the serum join together to survive, to trick the wealthy out of their money, and to fight back.Originally serialized in weekly installments, this book collects the entire first season of episodes in one complete novel.

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    1. Spire City, Season One: Infected is a Steampunk, Dickens-esque story with a Kafkan twist.Orgood, a renowned inventor on the surface but a mad scientist at the core, has created a serum that transforms the city's poor into literal vermin to be exterminated. The book follows the story of a street gang thriving in a world that seems specifically designed to eliminate them. Ausema originally released this book in an episodic format, which I think is a really unique way to approach telling a story. I [...]

    2. Over the years, I have read many books from various authors; and a variety of genres, but never in my 30+ years on this planet have I read a serialized novel before. I’ll admit it, at first, it threw me, and I thought this book just wasn’t for me. However, the way Daniel Ausema crafts his story made me want to continue reading this book, and I was rewarded with an intriguing tale.Chels is our main character, she is an immigrant orphan girl whose only real family is a bunch of misfits that ar [...]

    3. I found out about this book thanks to the SPFBO 2017 contest. It seemed interesting and decided to give it a chance.It was a first time for me reading a episode-based book. It really took some time getting used to but I can understand why some people enjoy it. personally the seemingly unrelated pieces don't really work for me.The thing that drew me in and i enjoyed the most was the concept. People getting infected en turning into rodents was a first for me and it paints an interesting picture th [...]

    4. Daniel Ausema's Spire City: Season One was entirely enjoyable. From the evocative descriptions of the city to the intriguing characters and ideas, these thirteen episodes crawled into a place in my head and have nested there. The setting feels like a combination of something written by Neil Gaiman and China Mieville, with grungy urban lifestyles, gangs of orphans, underground sewers and catacombs but also giant beetles that are used as workhorses and mysterious singers chained to the tops of tow [...]

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