Publication year: 2013
Media class: Hardback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780575103856 057510385X 9780575103993 057510399X 9780575104181 057510418X
Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics. But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills. Nobody fights the Epics - nobody but the Reckoners.
Additional information: 400 pages, 24 cm
A good teen book. The story and its many themes reminded me of the films The Matrix (echoes of how the Reckoners operate and the special powers in the Matrix world), Star Wars (echoes of the special powers, and the theme 'boy joins rebellion and becomes a star killer!') and Superman (obvious really!