|About the Book|
In a world where—Hold on, that’s the start of every movie trailer. Let’s try again.Imagine a population ruled by—Nah, too cliche. Let’s fit the premise on a cocktail napkin:In the year 2577, Joan of Arc is a kick-ass sixteen year old redhead.MoreIn a world where—Hold on, that’s the start of every movie trailer. Let’s try again.Imagine a population ruled by—Nah, too cliche. Let’s fit the premise on a cocktail napkin:In the year 2577, Joan of Arc is a kick-ass sixteen year old redhead.Skylar Hawkins is a teenager with no future. Because she has no past. Confused? You shouldn’t be. When you run a society based on pure equality, it’s best to erase all evidence of ambition. Five hundred years in the future, a group of elites known as The Providers has wiped out history and taken their world view to the extreme. Equality is paramount, eliminating jealousy and sympathy. Choices do not exist for our heroine. Her occupation, her future husband, the number of children she may have, are all decisions belonging to The Providers. Even food and housing are the same for everyone. Ambition is pointless.Problem is, Skylar has it in spades.When Skylar finds a relic from a society that supposedly never existed, her inquisitive nature takes hold. The spunky teenager digs deeper and discovers life outside the Provider-controlled community- one where choice and freedom are sacred.A concept that lights a fire in her, one she wants to bring home.Skylar is chosen to lead a revolution, to help her community ascend to a life of liberty.She’s The Ascendant.A daunting task for any teenager, but Skylar’s life force and bulletproof attitude are off the charts, making her the perfect leader despite her age.The Ascendant is the first of a series, one which will accompany Skylar on her take-no-prisoners fight for freedom.