So what''s the game now?
This, or the life I used to know?
Miki Jones''s carefully controlled life spirals into chaos after
she''s run down in the street, left broken and bloody. She wakes up
fully healed in a place called the lobby-pulled from her life,
pulled through time and space into some kind of game in which she
and a team of other teens are sent on missions to eliminate the
Drau, terrifying and beautiful alien creatures.
There are no practice runs, no training, and no way out. Every
moment of the game is kill or be killed, and Miki has only the
questionable guidance of Jackson Tate, the team''s alluring and
secretive leader. He evades her questions, holds himself aloof from
the others, and claims it''s every player for himself. But when he
puts himself at risk to watch Miki''s back, he leaves her both
frustrated and fascinated. Jackson says the game isn''t really a
game, that what Miki and her new teammates do now determines their
survival. And the survival of every other person on this planet.
She laughs. He doesn''t. And then the game takes a deadly and