SERIES DESCRIPTION: In Long Islandas abandoned wasteland is a virtual reality arcade where the rich play a high-stakes game of life, death, and resurrection. Horrifying yet highly addictive, if you're poor, the only way in is to volunteer to become an Undead Player. On a whim, six hackers sneak onto the island for a glimpse of the victims of the decade-old outbreak. But if breaking in is easy, getting back out is a killer. Welcome to The Game. EPISODE 1: Deep Into the Game Zpocalypto gamer Jessie Daniels and her gang plan to break onto Long Island for a glimpse of the Infected Undead, but a last minute addition raises tensions in the group. After an accident nearly takes the life of one of their members, emotions run dangerously high. Finding the abandoned wasteland unlike anything they ever expected, their excitement turns to dread as the dangers become all too apparent. EPISODE 2: Failsafe Jessie and Kelly clash when a group member is stranded among the Infected Undead. Kelly makes a rash decision that will ultimately deliver them into the hands of those who would turn them all into mindless players in The Game. EPISODE 3: Deadman's Switch Unable to escape, the group digs in. Jessie is anointed their leader despite doubts sheas fit. A final attempt is made to leave, setting into motion events which will end with one of them dead, another infected, and all of them running for their lives. EPISODE 4: Sunder the Hollow Ones A mutiny splits the group, leaving Jessie exiled. As she struggles to bring everyone safely home, a chance encounter with one of Gameland's residents dredges up deeply buried memories, leaving her haunted and dubious of her survival. EPISODE 5: Prometheus Wept Jessie decides to hand over a group member to a mysterious group of Undead sympathizers in exchange for a promised antidote. But will she be able to collect the medicine and return in time? Will the medicine even work? And will she be able to get them all back home again? EPISODE 6: Kingdom of Players Armed with a potential antiserum to the reanimation virus, Jessica races back to Gameland to save her infected friend. Waylaid along the way, she must fight to stay alive. Will she make it back in time? Or will her friend die and return as one of the Undead? EPISODE 7: Tag, You're Dead Torn between rescuing her best friend from a homicidal maniac and tending an infected friend, Jessie, Kelly and Reggie argue over what to do. Reggie falls ill and the Undead break into their stronghold. Soon they're in a battle which will deliver them to their darkest hour. EPISODE 8: Jacker's Code The shocking conclusion to the high-tech horror thriller, GAMELAND: Determined to do whatever is necessary to get home, the survivors face some of the most difficult challenges of their lives. Who will make it back alive? And who will remain behind as one of the Undead Players? For readers age 15+ GET MORE GAMELAND GOODNESS! Signs of Life (Jessieas Game, Bk 1) picks up where the series left off A Dark and Sure Descent: Being a True Account of the Long Island Outbreak: How the Long Island outbreak started Dead Reckoning (Jessieas Game, Bk 2) The final installment in the GAMELAND saga, and one youall not want to miss! Also check out these companion titles: Golgotha: The horrifying series prequel Velveteen: The outbreakas terrible truth from its youngest victim. Infected: Hacked Files from the Gameland Archive: Insights for the avid GAMELAND fan. Keywords: post-apocalypse, dystopian, horror, cyberpunk, biopunk, urban thriller, suspense, young adult, new adult, zombiesChapter 14 It takes six tries and the combined juice of four extra automobile batteriesaaa battery bank, a Eric calls itabefore we manage to get a car to start. ... aKelly knows how to hotwire cars. ... Without a map, wea#39;ll have to use road signs.
|Title||:||S.W. Tanpepper's GAMELAND (Season One Omnibus)|
|Publisher||:||Brinestone Press - 2013-12-21|