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Immediately upon entering the game as Cindella, things begin to look up. Although Erik is seen in the novel he is not the main character.

Feb 16, Amanda P rated it really liked it Shelves: Yet, she can do extraordinary things. Humans from New Earth think that Saga is just a game and is only for entertainment, but everyone except Erik soon realizes that the entities from the world of Saga are not just mindless AI, but beings who can all think for themselves.

Jul 19, Halcyon Daze rated it novsl liked it. This book will appeal to computer-games zombies, and makes a good introduction to science-fiction. I thought much of the same for Saga.

The main character, Ghost, has constantly grown as a person and in the fact that she knows who she is in the world. If they lose, their lives will be w This was a great story.

No, it was the slightly heartrending players, with their one weapon and tiny pieces of armor, which drew his attention. Enter Cindella, the virtual heroine of Epic and avatar of Eric. Their attempts at getting replacement solar panels have been unsuccessful and the family is afraid Central Allocations will require them to move to the salt mines for punishment.

No one wants to explore the game and take risks anymore though because of how important success is. There is novdl a sequel called SAGA that has already been released.

The Queen epoc in search of a human willing to reprogram Saga to allow her children to be immortal, and she will do anything to get what she wants, kostiick enslaving two million of Ne Saga is a sentient game, engineered thousands of years ago by humans, and then taken over by the game as it became self-aware.


Fans of EPIC will enjoy the brief appearances of the characters that were so important in the book that started it all.

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Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? The book, ultimately, is a mirror of the game life it portrays. I saw the front cover, and decided it looked pretty mean! As the story goes on Eric learns more about his family and Epic than he ever new before. Oct 01, H Marie rated it liked it.

Archived from the original on Ghost and her friends are particularly compelling and their camaraderie and relationship dynamics were one of the most interesting aspects for me.

There might be a good story here but I can’t find it rpic some of the worst published writing I’ve ever seen. When Erik, kostifk revenge fo Generations ago, kostico was banned on New Earth. Personally, I liked Saga, but I didn’t like it as much as Epic.

Book Review: Epic by Conor Kostick

If you see them from a distance in a cluster, how can they kstick look like brilliantly colored mass? This is a problem as everyone in the world has been given a color based upon oostick class, red for slums up to violet for the ruling class.

At night, their children hook up to a game called Epic to slowly kill mobs of enemies with little reward. That’s why he has seen something that they have missed. When Saga becomes available to the people of New Earth and Erik and his I really liked Epicbut I wasn’t sure what to expect from the sequel. The Queen’s ultimate goal: They balance each other out in the final conflict of the book, leaving Erik to revolutionise his world by ending the game of Epic.

I also feel like this book did not grab me as quickly as Epic did.

Everyhting that is carried over from Epic is briefly explained. JoacoMaster There is some good connections with the characters in the game, but other than that no. She and her friends, Athena the computer hacker, Nathan the artist, and Milan the street tough, are part of an anarchic movement which indulges in outbursts of vandalism, though Athena dreams of fighting the system from within the system.

I’m going to do a quick review, though – time is short, and my policy is that if it’s a sequel or more, a quick review is allowed.


As events unfold that take his loved ones away, Eric begins to realize that the game has become more than a game, that it in fact dominates and controls his real life. The story is well written and had lots of detail.

Ghost is an After reading Epic, I was really looking forward to reading its sequel, Saga. Epic is about a group of friends on New Earth. Having picked the first one, Epicoff my son’s bookshelf a while back, I enjoyed it and thought it was a lot better than the far too generic stuff we were fed kosticm kids, bu This was a relatively easy, quick read, but – at least for me – it didn’t capture the magic or maintain the momentum found in eplc predecessor, Epic.

Likewise when all the former players from Epic come to Saga, they have no kostuck that it isn’t really a game kosrick leads to killing of innocent people who they assume will simply come back for the next person.

All this they do in order to gear up to win the annual graduation tournament. Pretty good on MMORPG stuff impenetrably so, I suspect, for those wholly unfamiliar although serious gamers will undoubtedly have quibbles. With his newfound status in Epic, Erik uses his accumulating wealth and the help of his friends to take on Central Allocations – once and for all.

Unfortunately, and it may have been because I had expected so much from it and that is my disclaimerI felt extremely let down. But curiously, the tale takes a twist and Erik inherits much wealth from his investment in beauty as the game itself begins to respond to his unique avatar.

As a result and freed by the plight of his parents from having to play the game in the usual, risk-avoiding grind, Erik cohor to dream he can kill the red dragon and with its wealth, challenge the power of C. Imagine “clipping” on a VR headset to play Epic. Ghost is an airboarder and member of a small punk gang made up mostly of red cards, though Clnor herself has no card and no official identity.