The Criterion (Paperback)

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A weapon that wipes the mind. Laws have been broken and remade. The government has established rules to prevent unrest and dissention. Every child on their tenth birthday is put through the Evaluation. Designed to detect hidden traits for rebellion, this test separates the compliant from the disorderly. The kids who test positive for rebellious qualities are sent to an unknown facility for rehabilitation. This is where they lose their identities. Their memories and emotions are taken from them with the weapon known as the Cerebrum Motus. Developed to target parts of the limbic system in the brain, it severs neuronal connections to erase memories and the ability to process emotions. Alessia and Isaak do their best to stay out of the spotlight. They remain hidden and compliant, careful to keep their secret. But when Isaak turns ten, Alessia knows she has to increase her vigilance to protect her brother. One small slip, and everything they've worked so hard for could come crashing down. When Isaak turns up missing, Alessia rushes off in a desperate mission to find him. She believes she is prepared to do whatever it takes to get him back, but nothing could equip her for the choices she will have to make or the people she must betray. Will Alessia will fight for her brother, even if it means losing herself in the process?

Product Details
ISBN: 9781717841780
ISBN-10: 1717841783
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: July 21st, 2018
Pages: 248
Language: English