The Darkness Outside Us

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In literature produced during the last century, space slowly replaced the sea as the popular setting of adventures that explored human nature. This compelling story places two individuals of very different backgrounds on such a journey. The void and silence of space serve as the perfect balance to their inner struggles.

Ambrose Cusk of Fédération is a marvel, a being with Alexander the Great’s DNA, and an intense longing to earn his distant mother’s love. Kodiak Celius is the second member of this space mission, he is an orphan with a sharp and thinly buried chip on his shoulder.

They both come from different lands that have marked them as enemies at birth with a history of aged hostilities both boys are far too young to remember or understand. The two seventeen-year-olds are paired on a mission to find Ambrose’s long-lost sister, Minerva, who disappeared while attempting to colonize the distant Titan. This is one of the rarest of books, in which once it was completed, I wanted more! This is an engrossing fictional world and a grand treat for any reader.

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Author Eliot Schrefer
Star Count /5
Format Hard
Page Count 416 pages
Publisher Katherine Tegen Books
Publish Date 01-Jun-2021
ISBN 9780062888280
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Issue October 2021
Category Young Adult