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City of Slaves (SFF novel | Mon & Thu 11pm PST)

City of Slaves (SFF novel | Mon & Thu 11pm PST)

2.4K Reads 502 Votes 65 Part Story
Abby By AbbyBabble Updated 17 hours ago

The only law is popular opinion.

The Majority has evaluated Thomas's mind, and unlike everyone on Earth, they don't dismiss him as a disabled child. They trivialize his debilitating neuromuscular disease. They don't care that he was raised by savage humans on a primitive planet. Thomas has a powerful mind, and the Majority insists that he should be a thought leader in the mental network that rules the known universe.

But the Majority have condemned his foster family and friends to an alien ghetto. Thomas is pressured to obey popular opinion and let the humans die in brutal slavery. 

The Majority always get what they want. In a galaxy ruled by networked minds who share every thought, secrets are impossible. Escape is impossible. The only way for Thomas to save the people he loves is to win admiration and gain followers. But time is running out for the slaves ... and Thomas has never been good at popularity.

Cover painting by Byzwa Dher.

Well-crafted first chapter. You capture the readers with your beautiful writing, and then capture them all over again with your amazing characters. Can't wait to see where you take this.
EarthLaunch EarthLaunch Sep 17, 2016
Gripping!  I'm excited to read more about Cherise...and Thomas.
virata virata Nov 30, 2016
Really good beginning. I read your discarded beginnings. This one is clear and makes me want to read more. Glad you went with it!
wildwoodgoddess wildwoodgoddess Sep 18, 2016
Great opening! Thomas is a fascinating protagonist, and I'm hoping that Cherise continues to be a main character too!
AlexAnkarr AlexAnkarr Oct 05, 2016
A concept of civilization that includes slavery.  Hmmm!  Interesting culture...