Guardians of the Galaxy meets Minecraft in the second installment of this hilarious sci-fi series.
After narrowly escaping death and saving Paragon from destruction, Elara Adele Vaughn is back in action to start her second year at the Seven Systems Academy of Terraforming Arts. But she's done being a hero this time aroundElara just wants to learn how to build new worlds with her best friends Knot, Beezle, Sabik, and her alien-sponge roommate, Clare. But when an evil time-hopping force threatens to take down the galactic order, Elara's "normal" school year might turn into something weird. But what's a little danger for the Academy's most troublemaking student and her oddball crew of friends?
Based on the real science behind terraforming, this action-packed story mixes world-building adventures with side-splitting humor, plus a dash of intergalactic madness.
About the Author
Landry Q. Walker has been making stories happen for over twenty years. His work includes Star Wars novellas, a New York Times bestselling collaboration with Dean Koontz called House of Odd, the beloved comic book series Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade for DC Comics, the novella Frozen: The Phantoms of Arendelle for Disney, and the celebrated superhero epic Danger Club. With his frequent collaborator Eric Jones he also created the comic book Little Gloomy, which now airs internationally as the animated TV show Scary Larry.
Keith Zoo is an illustrator living in Boston, Massachusetts. For the past decade, he's been the Lead Artist at FableVision Studios, working on a full range of things from character design and animation layout, to interactives and design. When he's not doodling monsters, goblins, and other silly things, he's spending time with his wife and baby girl. To check out more of Keith's work, head on over to keithzoo.com
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“It’s over,” Elara whispered to herself.
Excerpted from "Bites Back #2"
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