By Stephen King
Le Dôme : personne n’y entre, personne n’en sort.
A l. a. fin de l’automne, l. a. petite ville de Chester Mill, dans le Maine, est inexplicablement et brutalement isolée du reste du monde par un champ de strength invisible. Personne ne comprend ce qu’est ce dôme obvious, d’où il vient et quand – ou si – il partira. L’armée semble impuissante à ouvrir un passage tandis que les ressources à l’intérieur de Chester Mill se raréfient.
Big Jim Rennie, un politicien pourri jusqu’à l’os, voit tout de suite le bénéfice qu’il peut tirer de l. a. state of affairs, lui qui a toujours rêvé de mettre los angeles ville sous sa coupe. Un nouvel ordre social régi par los angeles terreur s’installe et l. a. résistance s’organise autour de Dale Barbara, vétéran de l’Irak et chef cuistot fraîchement débarqué en ville…
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I get it, okay? I was there. This is fucked up. This is totally… this is a total mess. ” Alex shrunk into his seat. “You know me. I have to figure shit out. It always helped when I could do that. ” There was a silence in the car as those words hung in the air. Morgan let the sweetness of the comment sink into her chest. She took a deep breath. ” She took a drag of her cigarette. ” She reached out and grabbed his hand, squeezing it for only a moment. Alex smiled and looked at Morgan, hoping to catch the look in her eye.
Alex stopped and he watched the overweight man smash away at the frozen sheet that encompassed the entire vehicle. He smiled, feeling a twinge of retribution as he watched his most rage-fueled neighbor grow more and more irate with his own luck. Mr. Peterson’s whole ordeal not only reminded Alex of how grateful he was to have the day off from work, but watching his despicable neighbor suffer brought him a simple pleasure. Mr. Peterson was a poster child for Alex’s list of pet peeves. The man’s temper was out of control, and Alex was forced to listen to him scream at his teenage daughter every night.
Her father taught her at an early age that exposing things like that was a sign of weakness. She always suspected this was a lesson he planned to teach the son he never had. Regardless, he had toughened her up more than most girls she knew. In fact, throughout her life, when she saw other girls break down and cry over simple things, or drag out their problems in overly dramatic public situations, she cringed. She saw her own weak self reflected in these moments. Alex saw things differently. He saw that exposing herself to pain was her true power.
Dome 2 (Dome, Tome 2) by Stephen King