|aWhen twelve-year-old Ethan, still a trainee, learns that the alien Ch'zar invaders are rapidly increasing in number, he initiates a radical plan to increase the ranks of Resistor pilots and soon finds himself leading battle forces
Million-copy bestselling Halo author and game developer Eric Nylund again brings action-packed science fiction to a young audience with the riveting second book in The Resisters series. Even as he trains to be a pilot for the Resisters, twelve-year-old Ethan Blackwood is still reeling from the news that aliens called the Ch'zar have taken over the world and put all the adults under their mind control. Now the Ch'zar mechanical bug armies are growing. The Resisters need more pilots like Ethan, kids who aren't afraid to think for themselves. Ethan knows just where the Ch'zar send troublemakers like that—to Sterling Reform School. Can Ethan find a way to break into Sterling and recruit new fighters before the enemy discovers the Resisters' underground base?
ERIC NYLUND is a New York Times bestselling and World Fantasy Award--nominated author. He has written science fiction and fantasy novels and comic books, and he is head writer for Microsoft Game Studios, where he helps create blockbuster video games. Eric has bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry. He graduated from the prestigious Clarion West Writers Workshop in 1994. He lives in the Pacific Northwest with his family. You can learn more about Eric and contact him at EricNylund.net