By M. J. Engh
by the point normal Arslan brings his military from Turkistan to the United States, he has already conquered the remainder of the realm, utilizing approach and craft instead of bullets and bloodshed. The modern day Genghis Khan units up headquarters in tiny Kraftsville, Illinois, and whilst he asserts his energy by way of violently assaulting an eighth-grade lady and boy—onstage, sooner than a cheering viewers of his soldiers—the townspeople be aware of that not anyone is safe.
pressured to open his domestic to the despot, Franklin Bond, the college primary whose scholars have been publicly violated, unearths himself unusually interested in the world’s new grasp and aware about his quirks and psychological machinations. in truth, just one different individual on the town can have a more in-depth connection to Arslan throughout the lengthy, challenging period of his reign: Hunt Morgan, the boy the dictator brutalized ahead of the full town—and whom he now owns.
yet there's a mystery aspect to the human monster that nobody, now not even Bond or Morgan, sees in the course of those years of terror and enslavement. For Arslan has already set a grander scheme in movement: to save lots of our global . . . through destroying it.
Few works of speculative fiction were held in better regard—or provoked extra outraged controversy—than M. J. Engh’s vintage technology fiction story of the conquest of the US. wonderful and aggravating, this thought-provoking and superb novel is an interesting personality learn, a dire caution that maintains to pack a devastating punch, and “without query one of many most interesting works of fiction of our new release” (Orson Scott Card).
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Arslan by M. J. Engh