By Marcus Sakey
The brilliants replaced everything.
Since 1980, 1% of the realm has been born with presents we'd purely dreamed of. the facility to feel a person's so much intimate secrets and techniques, or expect the inventory marketplace, or circulate nearly unseen. For thirty years the realm has struggled with a becoming divide among the exceptional...and the remainder of us.
Now a terrorist community led via brilliants has crippled 3 towns. grocery store cabinets stand empty. 911 calls move unanswered. enthusiasts are burning humans alive.
Nick Cooper has constantly fought to make the realm greater for his kids. As either an excellent and an consultant to the president of the U.S., he's opposed to every thing the terrorists characterize. yet as the USA slides towards a devastating civil warfare, Cooper is compelled to play a video game he dares no longer lose-because his competitors have their very own imaginative and prescient of a higher world.
And to arrive it, they're prepared to burn this one down.
From Marcus Sakey, "the grasp of the conscious web page turner" (Gillian Flynn) and "one of our greatest storytellers" (Michael Connelly), publication of the Brilliance Saga is a continuing thrill journey that may swap how you examine your world-and the folk round you.
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O Gott. « �Gabrielle ist okay, ich habe einen Schlag auf den Kopf abbekommen. « Hoffmann schaute Gabrielle an, die daraufhin nickte. « Zwei Minuten später fuhr der Krankenwagen die Zufahrtsstraße zum großen Universitätsspital hinauf. Durch die getönten Scheiben konnte Hoffmann einen kurzen Blick auf das riesige Gebäude werfen – zehn hell erleuchtete Stockwerke, die in der Dunkelheit wie ein großer internationaler Flughafen strahlten. Dann verschwanden die Lichter, als hätte irgendjemand einen Vorhang heruntergezogen.
Die Lampe von unten warf ein schwaches Licht auf den Treppenabsatz. Er blieb auf der Türschwelle stehen und lauschte. Die Geräusche – wenn es sie denn gegeben hatte, was er allmählich bezweifelte – waren verklungen. Nach etwa einer Minute ging er zur Treppe und dann sehr langsam hinunter. Vielleicht lag es daran, dass er vor dem Zubettgehen Darwin gelesen hatte. Jedenfalls registrierte er jetzt, während er die Treppe hinunterging, mit wissenschaftlicher Nüchternheit seine eigenen körperlichen Symptome.
Er dachte kurz nach. « Leclerc hob den Blick. »Da gab’s mal einen Maurice Genoud bei der Genfer Polizei. Wenn ich mich recht erinnere, ist der in die private Sicherheitsbranche gewechselt. Tja …« Ein nachdenklicher Ausdruck machte sich auf Leclercs zerfurchtem Gesicht breit. Er widmete sich wieder seinen Notizen. »Sie müssen natürlich sofort alle Kombinationen ändern lassen. « Als im Hausflur die Klingel ertönte, zuckte Hoffmann zusammen. �Das ist wahrscheinlich der Krankenwagen«, sagte Gabrielle.