Day of the Destroyer [NOOK Book]

Overview

-A City In Darkness-
-Four Lost Souls Seeking A Light-

July 13, 1977 - The lives of four super-powered people become irrevocably intertwined when the lights go out in New York City, plunging their world into chaos. The superheroes of Just Cause, grown soft and complacent without any supervillains to challenge them, must overcome their personal demons as well as uphold the law in a lawless land of rioters, arson, and murder.

Lurking in the darkness, like evil incarnate, is the ...

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Day of the Destroyer

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Overview

-A City In Darkness-
-Four Lost Souls Seeking A Light-

July 13, 1977 - The lives of four super-powered people become irrevocably intertwined when the lights go out in New York City, plunging their world into chaos. The superheroes of Just Cause, grown soft and complacent without any supervillains to challenge them, must overcome their personal demons as well as uphold the law in a lawless land of rioters, arson, and murder.

Lurking in the darkness, like evil incarnate, is the one thing that could bring the world's greatest superheroes to their knees: the force of anarchy and vengeance known as Destroyer.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940046121100
  • Publisher: Local Hero Press, LLC
  • Publication date: 1/8/2013
  • Series: Just Cause Universe, #3
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 604,281
  • File size: 406 KB

Meet the Author

Ian Thomas Healy is a prolific writer who dabbles in many different speculative genres. He’s a ten-time participant and winner of National Novel Writing Month where he’s tackled such diverse subjects as sentient alien farts, competitive forklift racing, a religion-powered rabbit-themed superhero, cyberpunk mercenaries, cowboy elves, and an unlikely combination of vampires with minor league hockey. He is also the creator of the Writing Better Action Through Cinematic Techniques workshop, which helps writers to improve their action scenes. Ian also created the longest-running superhero webcomic done in LEGO, The Adventures of the S-Team, which ran from 2006-2012. When not writing, which is rare, he enjoys watching hockey, reading comic books (and serious books, too), and living in the great state of Colorado, which he shares with his wife, children, house-pets, and approximately five million other people.

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  • Posted March 30, 2013

    What do a bunch of parahuman superhero's do when they have defea

    What do a bunch of parahuman superhero's do when they have defeated all the superhuman criminals? In the case of Just Cause they train, they go out on patrol and maybe nab a purse snatcher or stop a woman from jumping off a bridge or perhaps they hold a weekly poker game that lately has developed into an almost anything goes party. Bur perhaps that is going to change, when a young woman who killed her rapist by creating a vacuum and imploding his organs comes to the city and a barely teenage boy engineering genius who hates almost everyone and everything except maybe his younger sister builds a giant robot that has the power to destroy almost anything and decides to get even for all the bullying that he has gone through.

    Mr Healy has writing a good entertaining book that has the elements needed for a good story. That said this was also a book that I did not find to be one I started and didn't want to put down but more one that I would pick up and read with my morning coffee, thus the 4 star rating instead of 5 stars. This is one of those books that you read when you find yourself with free time and want something that is just pure escapism.

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