A mysterious virus erupts and starts turning people into ravaging undead protected youth Freeman’s world is shattered. As he evades undead hordes he learns of loyalty, love and dangerous secrets. The virus is no accident…
The story is action packed with many encounters with the undead. It also provokes thought especially towards the end when the ‘why’ of the virus is revealed. Freeman’s devotion towards life, loyalty to his friends and struggle to understand make him likable. Other supporting characters are likable and/or chilling. Xom-B’s world is a dystopia because Freeman learns of darkness behind the utopic façade he believed in. Xom-B could be a match for those looking for a science fiction thriller, some food for thought and/or interesting characters.
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