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Twenty years ago, the robots designed to fight our wars abandoned the battlefields.
Then they turned their weapons on us.
Seventeen-year-old Nick has spent his whole life in a community in the wilderness, hiding from the robots that have enslaved mankind. When the bots attack, he and his younger brother, Kevin, and adopted sister, Cass, barely make it out alive—only to discover that everyone they love is missing.
Determined to find their parents, the siblings venture into the heart of the robot-controlled City. As they live among the bots for the first time, they realize they're fighting for more than just their family. The robots have ruled for too long, and now it's time for a revolution.
From the creators of Homeland and the Final Destination films, Revolution 19 is a cinematic thriller unlike anything else.
At first they called it system-wide malfunctions when the robots stopped fighting at exactly 2:15 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time, August 17, 2051. For twenty-two hours the battlefields were silent. Then when the bots began killing again, now targeting their human commanders, they shook their heads and called it fatal programming errors. When, a day later, the skies over cities on six continents grew dark with warships, they began to understand. And when the bombs rained down and legions of bot foot soldiers marched into the burning ruins, killing any humans who resisted and dragging away the rest, they finally called it what it was: revolution.
Only a few escaped the robot war. Those who did lived in secret freeposts, hiding from the robot armies determined to control the human race. Nick, Kevin, and Cass are some of the lucky ones—they live with their parents in a secret human community outside the robot-controlled Cities. But when the bots discover their village and attack, the teens are forced to run. Determined to find out if their parents are alive, the three siblings venture into the heart of the robot City, where one misstep could be their last.
“A strong start to what looks to be an exciting series.”
“Fast paced and entertaining”
“Very entertaining, with an actionpacked story that suggests a cinematic blockbuster. Readers looking for a lively adventure through a dystopian future that isn’t hopelessly bleak may therefore get on board for this revolution and relish its obvious setups for a sequel.”
An exciting, dystopian page turner…Robot apocalypse done right
Good oldfashioned scifi action starring remorseless laserfiring robots and ridiculously brave and selfless teenagers.