Daniel H. Wilson

Language: English

Published: Jun 5, 2012

Words: 75285
Pages: 334


Technology makes them superhuman. But mere mortals want them kept in their place. The* New York Times* bestselling author of *Robopocalypse* creates a stunning, near-future world where technology and humanity clash in surprising ways. The result? The perfect summer blockbuster.** As he did in *Robopocalypse*, Daniel Wilson masterfully envisions a frightening near-future world. In *Amped*, people are implanted with a device that makes them capable of superhuman feats. The powerful technology has profound consequences for society, and soon a set of laws is passed that restricts the abilities--and rights--of "amplified" humans. On the day that the Supreme Court passes the first of these laws, twenty-nine-year-old Owen Gray joins the ranks of a new persecuted underclass known as "amps." Owen is forced to go on the run, desperate to reach an outpost in Oklahoma where, it is rumored, a group of the most enhanced amps may be about to change the...