The Transition

TitleThe Transition
Year for Search2015
AuthorsTomlin, R[yan] J[ames]
Tertiary AuthorsTomlin, R. J.
PaginationEBook
Date Published2015
PublisherAuthor
Place PublishedNp
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
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The novel is set in a future where, in order to give everyone an even start in life, all children are taken to Nethertower at eleven and stay there until they are eighteen when, “as a complete and independent adult ready to face the outside world, they transition back. During their time there, they must work, earn credits by, among other things, riding bicycles that produce the electricity the powers everything, and rise from Recruit, to Senior, to Elite. Everything in Nethertower is controlled, apparently by technology. Health checks are regular and detailed and identified lacks like vitamins or water intake are immediately provided. This takes up the first part of the book and is mostly untrue. Most who transition die, the outside work is derelict with cannibals, zombies, and a resistance movement.

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2015 Tomlin, R[yan] J[ames]. The Transition. Np: Author EBook. 

The novel is set in a future where, in order to give everyone an even start in life, all children are taken to Nethertower at eleven and stay there until they are eighteen when, “as a complete and independent adult ready to face the outside world, they transition back. During their time there, they must work, earn credits by, among other things, riding bicycles that produce the electricity the powers everything, and rise from Recruit, to Senior, to Elite. Everything in Nethertower is controlled, apparently by technology. Health checks are regular and detailed and identified lacks like vitamins or water intake are immediately provided. This takes up the first part of the book and is mostly untrue. Most who transition die, the outside work is derelict with cannibals, zombies, and a resistance movement.