From Brandon Sanderson, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally bestselling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war with aliens.
Spensa's world has been under attack for hundreds of years.
An alien race called the Krell leads onslaught after onslaught from the
sky in a never-ending campaign to destroy humankind. Humanity's only
defense is to take to their ships and combat the Krell. Pilots are the
heroes of what's left of the human race.
Becoming a pilot has
always been Spensa's dream. Since she was a little girl, she has
imagined soaring above the earth and proving her bravery. But her fate
is intertwined with that of her father--a pilot himself who was killed
years ago when he abruptly deserted his team, leaving Spensa's chances
of attending Flight School at slim to none.
No one will let
Spensa forget what her father did, but she is determined to fly. And the
Krell just made that a possibility. They've doubled their fleet, which
will make Spensa's world twice as deadly . . . but just might take her
I had so many things I wanted to say for this review but I have nothing
right now! I have cried sad and happy tears. I have loved many. Go read
the damn book people!
It's Brandon Sanderson! What more needs to be said?