Blood Red Road
Young adult fiction
Brothers and sisters
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After her twin brother is captured, Saba vows to rescue him. Accompanied by her younger sister, she travels through the dystopian land of lawless enclaves and disintegrating civilization, getting captured herself and being forced to fight other slave girls for the pleasure of a vicious king. Firs... Read More »
In a distant future, eighteen-year-old Lugh is kidnapped, and while his twin sister Saba and nine-year-old Emmi are trailing him across bleak Sandsea they are captured, too, and taken to brutal Hopetown, where Saba is forced to be a cage fighter until new friends help plan an escape.
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Yer timin stinks, he says.
"Jack grins. Anyways, Saba likes to look at my bare chest.
Lugh looks at me. Frowns. Is that a fact? he says.
I feel myself go bright red. It is not a fact, I says. You stinker, Jack."
"I ain't never seen a creature like that before, she says. He's so smart, he's-
More, like a person than a bird? I says.
Yeah, she says. That's it.
Whatever you do, I says, don't tell him that. I'll never hear the end of it."
Ever heard of the rule of three? he shouts as we run.
If you save somebody's life three times, their life belongs to you. You saved my life today, that makes once. Save it twice more an I'm all yers.
Lugh goes first always first an I follow on behind. An that's fine. That's right. That's how it's meant to be.