By Pierce Brown
NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • NAMED the best BOOKS OF THE yr via NPR, BUZZFEED, AND BOOKLIST • With colors of The starvation video games, Ender’s online game, and video game of Thrones, debut writer Pierce Brown’s genre-defying epic Red Rising hit the floor operating and wasted no time turning into a sensation. Golden Son keeps the lovely saga of Darrow, a insurgent cast via tragedy, fighting to steer his oppressed humans to freedom.
As a purple, Darrow grew up operating the mines deep underneath the outside of Mars, enduring backbreaking exertions whereas dreaming of the higher destiny he used to be development for his descendants. however the Society he faithfully served was once outfitted on lies. Darrow’s variety were betrayed and denied via their elitist masters, the Golds—and their purely route to liberation is revolution. And so Darrow sacrifices himself within the identify of the better solid for which Eo, his real love and thought, laid down her personal existence. He turns into a Gold, infiltrating their privileged realm in order that he can wreck it from within.
A lamb between wolves in a merciless international, Darrow unearths friendship, admire, or even love—but additionally the wrath of strong competitors. To salary and win the battle that may swap humankind’s future, Darrow needs to confront the treachery arrayed opposed to him, conquer his all-too-human hope for retribution—and try now not for violent rebellion yet a hopeful rebirth. notwithstanding the line forward is fraught with threat and deceit, Darrow needs to decide to keep on with Eo’s rules of affection and justice to unfastened his people.
He needs to reside for more.
Praise for Golden Son
“Gripping . . . either writer and lead personality have cranked up the emotional stakes. . . . With Golden Son, Brown avoids the sophomore hunch, charging the unconventional with the type of dystopia-toppling motion you’d count on in a trilogy ender, now not a center quantity. On almost each point, this can be a sequel that hates sequels—a ideal healthy for a hero who already defies the tropes. [Grade:] A”—Entertainment Weekly
“Stirring . . . Comparisons to The starvation video games and online game of Thrones sequence are inevitable, for this story has components of both.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Brown writes layered, incorrect characters . . . yet plot is his so much breathtaking energy. . . . each motion turns out to circulate the next.”—NPR
“It’s a much more desirable sequel, actually: one of many infrequent breed of reads that improves upon its predecessor in each achievable classification. . . . In a be aware, Golden Son is wonderful. by no means brain how little we’ve noticeable of 2015: between technology fiction lovers, it's going to be a shoo-in for booklet of the year.”—Tor.com
“Pierce Brown is a prodigy. As nice because the first e-book of the purple emerging Trilogy is, Golden Son is even greater. A wild journey choked with suspense, intrigue, and severe ass-kicking bravado, it’s expertly written and emotionally enticing, with top-notch universe-building that begs for additional exploration. i need more!”—Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling writer of Snowblind
“The stakes are even larger than they have been in Red Rising, and the twists and turns of the tale are each piece as intriguing. The jaw-dropper of an finishing will depart readers hungry for the realization to Brown’s totally unique, thoroughly exciting saga.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Dramatic . . . the infrequent heart e-book that loses nearly no momentum because it units up the ultimate installment.”—Publishers Weekly
From the Hardcover edition.