Logan Langly is just months away from his 13th birthday and the biggest day of his life - the day he will finally be marked. The mark lets people get jobs, use public transportation, or even buy concert tickets. Becoming marked means becoming free - or so he is told. Five years ago when Logan's sister went to get her mark, she never came back. Now Logan can't shake the feeling he's being watched.... And then he finds the wire.
"Post apocalyptic tale"
When Logan Langly backed out of getting the Mark and went on the run, no one thought he could survive on his own. Without the Mark, you can't buy food, go to the doctor, or use a tablet - you aren't even a citizen. But when he discovers that his sister is being held in a mysterious hidden prison named Acheron, Logan risks everything to travel through an underground network of the Markless to rescue her.
In the future, the world is united under the power of a charismatic leader, and everyone gets "The Mark" at age thirteen. The Mark lets citizens shop, go to school, and even get medical care - without it, you're on your own. Few refuse to get the Mark. But those who have refused are fighting back. Logan Langly is the unlikely leader of the Markless revolution. He started out to find his sister Lily, who disappeared during her Marking pledge, but now he's fighting for much more.
Light is coming to the Dark Lands. But will it be too late to make a difference? In the future, the world is united under the power of one charismatic ruler, and everyone gets "The Mark" at age thirteen. The Mark lets citizens of the Global Union shop, go to school, and even get medical care - without it, you have no rights. Few refuse to get The Mark. But for the first time, some are fighting back. Logan Langly is the unlikely teenage leader of the Markless revolution.
"Great within unthinkable twist"