Atlas (The Atlas Series Book 1)

By Becca C Smith

Each 4 days. devote one act of atrocity. continue the stability or the planet dies.

​Thrown right into a fact she by no means may have imagined, Kala Hicks is pitted opposed to the forces of excellent and evil. She needs to pick out no matter if to save lots of the area through doing the unthinkable, or chill out and permit it burn. and 4 days later, she’ll need to do it back.

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Kala sounded a bit too rational for her style. “Honestly? We don’t be aware of. we expect it’s simply because Demons don’t understand what might take place in the event that they killed an Atlas. And what they don’t recognize is harmful, so locking you up in a gap for 4 days is a miles more secure bet,” Jack defined. “It’s the Malaks you'll want to beware of. without delay they’re involved in me being the subsequent Atlas, yet when they discover I’m unlikely to kill you, they’ll herald the following in line. another bad child who’s been raised to imagine they’re the selected One. Penny continues to be struggling with for me, yet after the stunt I simply pulled, she won’t be ready to guard my place for much longer. ” “So what you’re telling me is that ‘the strong men’ are those attempting to kill me and ‘the undesirable men’ are too scared to kill me so they’re simply going to fasten me up? ” Kala requested incredulously. In her e-book, ‘the undesirable men’ seemed like an improved substitute. particularly given that Kala wouldn’t need to kill Jack in the event that they bought their means. “Isn’t there a way to wreck this curse? ” Kala requested. Jack didn’t outright say sure or No, he truly appeared to be considering on it, ultimately admitting, “I don’t be aware of, Kala. I want i may say ‘yes,’ yet I don’t see a manner out. President Wilton appeared to imagine he’d discovered a manner, yet all I observed was once a man that used to be going to attempt and kill himself in addition to a butt load of individuals. ” “I fairly want we'd have enable him let us know his plan, perhaps it might probably have labored. ” Kala might by no means have agreed to kill innocents. “Maybe, yet I’ve been informed that there were Atlases long ago who've attempted to prevent the cycle by way of killing themselves. yet that’s part of the curse. You can’t kill your self. somebody on the earth can kill you, but when you are attempting to place a bullet in your head. not anything. it'll pop correct out and heal. ” “Like expensive outdated Penny. Why can’t she be killed? ” Kala desired to understand. truthfully, figuring out that she couldn’t kill herself didn’t make a lot distinction to Kala considering that she could by no means in 1000000 years attempt to devote suicide. She didn’t care how undesirable issues acquired, suicide used to be by no means the reply. now not for her besides. yet Penny? That woman couldn’t be killed, by way of a person. That was once far more fascinating! “There’s much more to Penny than even i do know. She was once my coach whilst i used to be a child and she or he appears the exact same. ” Jack’s face had a type of distant expression as though he have been remembering greater instances. “You recognize I unloaded my Beretta into the again of her head, correct? ” Kala made the to blame face. even though Penny sought after her useless, Kala nonetheless felt weirdly terrible approximately taking pictures a “good man. ” Jack smiled. “I’m certain that pissed her off. ” Then he regarded critical. “Did you recognize she couldn’t die prior to or once you shot? ” “Before! Geez. ” Kala defended herself, yet she might see that Jack used to be teasing her. Kala inwardly rolled her eyes on the incontrovertible fact that they can tease one another approximately capturing humans. they can listen the screeching back. It was once far flung, yet Kala knew with simple task that it had picked up their odor and used to be coming for her. Jack knew it too.

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