When the fog comes down and the drums start to beat, the inhabitants of the island tremble: for the punishment satellites - which keep the tyrannical Wastelords at bay - are blind in the darkness, and the islanders become prey. The inhabitants are the old, the sick, the poor: the detritus of Society, dumped on the island with the rest of Society's waste. There is no point trying to escape, for the satellites - the invisible eyes of the law - mete out instant judgement from the sky.
Very futuristic, could come true which as I'm in my 60's is uncomfortable!! Would definitely recommend a listen, I just bought book 2
Having escaped the Island - a wasteland that housed those no longer able to contribute to society - ageing 'Big Guy' Clancy thought his fight was over. But they have returned to the mainland to find that it is not the haven they anticipated. With the punishment satellites that kept them on the Island - and the city under control - gone, hell has been unleashed.
Enjoyed listening, and worryingly, this could actually happen one day! The chapter near the end was a little disappointing but for all that I would bu..Show More »y the next instalment if there is more to come « Show Less