The Six

Hardcover | July 7, 2015

byMark Alpert

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To save humanity, they must give up their own. Adam''s muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in a few short years, it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam''s only escape from his wheelchair. In his alternate world, he can defeat anyone. Running, jumping, scoring touchdowns: Adam is always the hero. Then an artificial intelligence program, Sigma, hacks into Adam''s game. Created by Adam''s computer-genius father,Sigma has gone rogue, threatening Adam''s life-and world domination. Their one chance to stop Sigma is using technology Adam''s dad developed to digitally preserve the mind of his dying son. Along with a select group of other terminally ill teens, Adam becomes one of the Six who have forfeited their bodies to inhabit weaponized robots. But with time running short, the Six must learn to manipulate their new mechanical forms and work together to train for epic combat? before Sigma destroys humanity.

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To save humanity, they must give up their own. Adam's muscular dystrophy has stolen his mobility, his friends, and in a few short years, it will take his life. Virtual reality games are Adam's only escape from his wheelchair. In his alternate world, he can defeat anyone. Running, jumping, scoring touchdowns: Adam is always the hero. Then an artificial intelligence program, Sigma, hacks into ...

Mark Alpert is a contributing editor at Scientific American and the author of several science-oriented thrillers for adults: Final Theory, The Omega Theory, Extinction, and The Furies. The Six is his first science thriller for young adults. He lives with his wife and two teenage kids in New York City. Visit Mark online at markalpert.com.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 8.4 × 7.75 × 1.17 inPublished:July 7, 2015Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1492615293

ISBN - 13:9781492615293

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