Serie: Warcross #1
Uitgever G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Op September 12th 2017
Genres: Young Adult
For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.
Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she’s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.
Ik hou van Marie Lu. Haar boeken serie genaamd Legend had ik in een ruk uitgelezen.“Every locked door has a key. Every problem has a solution.”
“Everyone has a different way of escaping the dark stillness of their mind.”
“Everyone has a price.”
“They believe that objects have souls. The more love you put into one, the more beautiful it becomes.”
“But sometimes, you find yourself standing in exactly the right position, wielding exactly the right weapon to hit back.”