M. Savage - or Em, as she is called - has made a bewildering and ominous discovery. She and the other young people she was chosen to lead awoke in strange coffins with no memory of their names or their pasts. They faced an empty, unknown place of twisting tunnels and human bones. With only one another to depend on, they searched for answers and found the truth about their terrifying fate. Confronted by a monstrous enemy, they vowed never to surrender - and, by any means, to survive.
The planet Omeyocan may be the sanctuary Em and her comrades seek. But the planet for which they were created turns out not to be a pristine, virgin world. Vestiges of a lost civilization testify to a horrifying past that may yet repeat itself. And when a new enemy creeps from the jungle shadows, Em and her young refugees learn there's nowhere left to run. They face a simple choice: fight or die.
In the midst of this desperate struggle, their unity is compromised from within - and a dangerous zealot devoted to a bloodthirsty god moves to usurp Em's command, threatening to lead them all down a path to violent doom.
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Scott Sigler is a mastermind and his book only demonstrates it even better. the creatures, the social structures, the new worlds and technologies. So fantastic, yet so believable and domeatic. Completely believable. Though I have to say, I would be punching double circles left and right into their little asshat mouths.
have followed scott's podcast for the last two years and the generations triology is his stand works. he has cranked the tension upto 11 this time and after getting half way through the weekly podcasts, I couldn't wait another week to find out whats going to happen so bought the Audio book.
Galven's performance is perfect and you trully believe that she is the reluctant leader Em. I tried to think who else could narrate and embody the characters as she does, it's proven to be a difficult and very short list.
At 35 I really shouldn't enjoy teenage dystopia fiction this much but I have to admit I've become a 'Junky' for this series.
Only complaint is that i have to wait another 9 months to the final installment.
Gods Damn You Sigler.
"Your Newest Addiction"
As a fan of Scott Sigler's work, I had to check out the Generations trilogy. Having just read "Alive," I was itching to listen to book 2. I've had my headphones in my ears almost nonstop over the last 24 hours, unable to stop listening. Emma Galvin's voice perfectly personifies how one would imagine a character like Em (M) would sound; she also reflects the emotions that Em would feel as the story progresses. Can't wait for the final book!
"How can it get even better?"
Man! So outstanding! Just like Scott Sigler promised, the 2nd part of this trilogy is more engaging than the first. Because I am very familiar with all of his books, I am able to make many connections between all. I am SO jonesing for the next part!
As always, my FAVORITE author, Scott Sigler has done it again! Another great book! Emma Galvin does am amazing job telling the story of Em and her friends. They've finally made it to the planet where they face new dangers. Can't wait for book 3!
The story gets a little repetitive in places. Could have moved faster. Narrators voice grates on you after awhile
"Rollercoaster ride of great story telling. "
A good rollercoaster of a story. Just when I think I know where its going, Scott smacks me in the face and says "you don't know anything sucka" and shows us how good of a writer he is.
Go get Alive and start this rollercoaster ride yourself.
"Worthy of your time and credits"
A beautifully executed departure from Sigler's usual style of storytelling, this series has had me guessing (mostly incorrectly) the entire time. I can hardly wait for the next installment!
"Couldn't hit pause!"
Yes! I have already. The story is very unique and keeps you wanting more!
Em!! She drove me bonkers in the first book in a few parts but she has got her ducks together for the most part in this one.
Em! Emma Galvin is a fantastic reader and I she portrays what I believe Em would actually sound like if she were real.
YES!! I only hit pause when I had to.
This story will have you spinning! It has many surprises and lots of fun twists. I very much enjoyed this and I cannot wait to listen to the next one! You get to explore a new world with the crew you go to know before. Fight new monsters and learn new tricks and what the symbols mean. The action, the romance, the exploration, EVERYTHING makes this book a must read.
this is another great book by Scott Sigler! The story moves along quickly without getting bogged down. Lots of familiar characters from book 1, and also new characters introduced. New settings are are describe in excellent detail.
"Sigler Does it Again"
Just as addictive as Earthcore! Alight keeps you wanting more and more and more. it's very hard to put this book down!! Sigler sucks you into this story, makes you fall in love with characters only to feel betrayed. I can't wait for book 3
I really liked this book. great performance and a good story. I listened to it while I was at the gym and finished it in about 5 days.
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