By Deirdre Gould
8 years in the past the December Plague swept throughout the human inhabitants of earth. The contaminated have been pushed mad through the illness, turning into violent and cannibalistic, killing even these closest to them with no hesitation.
Six years in the past, the tiny surviving neighborhood of Immune people stumbled on a medication, and the contaminated started to get up and discover what they'd performed. And what were performed to them.
Over time, society started to rebuild itself. Now it really is able to pass judgement on these liable for the Plague. Nella Rider, the court docket psychologist and Frank Courtlen a safeguard legal professional are attempting to set up the reality. yet extra is dependent upon it than they recognize. They race to discover the solutions they wish ahead of the delicate continues to be of humanity vanish for solid.
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My name is Victor Frankenstein. I did introduce myself. ” Jamie shook his head, and Frankenstein grunted. “I suspected as much. ” He laughed, a huge sound like a clap of thunder. “There is only a certain amount I am permitted to tell you,” he continued. “I’m taking you to a safe place. ” asked Jamie. No reply. “I asked you a question,” he repeated, his voice rising. ” Frankenstein turned his enormous head and looked at Jamie. “I heard you,” he said. ” Jamie recoiled, and then the image of the blood on the bedroom windowsill crashed into his head, and he remembered.
The heavy stock of the weapon crashed across the girl’s chin, and she instantly stopped moving, as though she had been turned off. The soldier who had been facing Matt lowered his gun and turned to his colleagues. ” he yelled. The woman in the biohazard suit had knelt down next to her partner and was examining the wound. She looked up at the sound of the soldier’s voice. “It’s bad,” she replied. ” “Bag the subject,” the soldier said. ” “There isn’t time. ” “He’ll get it. ” The woman stared at the soldier for a fraction of second, then let go of her colleague and laid the white stretcher flat on the lawn.
Shut up, Lynne,” Greg Browning replied automatically, but his voice was low, and for once he didn’t sound angry. He sounds scared, thought Matt, and crouched down beside the girl. Despite the damage to her face, she was beautiful, her skin so pale it was almost translucent, her lips a dark, inviting red. Behind him his father was muttering to himself, looking from the sky to the ground and back again, searching for an explanation for why this girl had fallen into their garden. Matt placed his hand on the cool skin of her neck, checking for a pulse, knowing he wouldn’t find one.
After the Cure (After the Cure Series, Book 1) by Deirdre Gould