The Immortals

The Immortals

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by Tracy Hickman
     
 

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It is the year 2010, and the United States is ravaged by disease and stiffed by martial law. With whole cities succumbing to a lethal virus known as V-CIDS, the panicked authorities take the drastic action of herding the infected into specially designed internment camps. Into one of these prisons stumbles Michael Barris, a wealthy interactive-television mogul with a… See more details below

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It is the year 2010, and the United States is ravaged by disease and stiffed by martial law. With whole cities succumbing to a lethal virus known as V-CIDS, the panicked authorities take the drastic action of herding the infected into specially designed internment camps. Into one of these prisons stumbles Michael Barris, a wealthy interactive-television mogul with a controversial past. He is searching for his sick son, spending his fortune and his future for answers. What he finds is a carefully guarded nightmare -- one that he helped create.

As Barris struggles to survive in this shadowy world, he comes to understand that reaching his son is not his only battle. For the camps have a far more sinister agenda than the military is willing to admit -- an agenda which threatens not only life, but the very spark of human spirit.

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Publishers Weekly
It's 2010, and an attempted cure for AIDS has mutated into a deadlier disease, V-CIDS. The U.S., under martial law, has set up "quarantine centers" in the Southwest. Searching for his gay son, Jon, media mogul Michael Barris smuggles himself into one of centers only to discover that it and the other centers are actually extermination camps. With a strange assortment of allies, including the leader of the camp's gay barracks, an army officer and a local cowboy, Barris precipitates an inmates' reb
Susan Gene Clifford
The year is 2010. The V-CIDS virus, once thought to be a cure for AIDS, has mutated into an even deadlier disease and is ravaging the United States. While scientists struggle to find a cure, victims are rounded up and isolated in government camps. Their numbers increase at a staggering rate, and the camp officials treat the victims like so much cordwood to be shipped to local crematoria. Outside the camps, paranoia and homophobia run rampant. Michael Barris, an outspoken TV executive, bucks the

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012130068
Publisher:
Scribe''s Forge Publishing
Publication date:
01/31/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
354
File size:
1 MB

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