By Oisin McGann
Asking questions in Ash Harbor can get you killed.
Sol Wheat is looking loads of questions . . . particularly after his father vanishes and is accused of homicide.
Outside the large domed urban, an Ice Age has reworked Earth into an Arctic wilderness. yet inside of, the desktop, safe through the Clockworkers—a fearsome police organization—has develop into the resource of the city's strength and a manner for commercial leaders to wield huge, immense energy. whilst a rogue association starts posting messages caution of the Machine's imminent failure, civil unrest grows.
As Sol starts to discover the city's inner most secrets and techniques, the Clockworkers begin focusing on him. Now he is at the run in Ash Harbor's underground, the place gangs rule and probability lurks in each nook. His lifestyles and the survival of Ash Harbor are either at risk.
In Oisín McGann's exciting event, simply the reality might help Sol Wheat get away the darkness.
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He let her lead him out, looking back just once at the three police officers. “Keep walking,” Ana muttered under her breath. “We’ll be in touch, Mr. Wheat,” Ponderosa called after him. ” “Keep walking,” she repeated. She had her hand on his elbow and was striding toward the entrance. They passed the desk, drawing a few curious looks, and then came out onto the street. “Mr. ” Mercier shouted, and Sol turned around. The inspector was holding his school bag. “Your bag. ” “Thanks,” Sol mumbled, taking it from him.
If you were to believe the rumors, there was no love lost between them and the CIS. One of the men, obviously of the highest rank, gestured to Sol to sit at the bare table in the center of the room. Controls for a recorder were set into the top of the table at one end, and there was a chair on either side. “Thank you, Inspector,” the first man said again. ” “I’d like to sit in, if you don’t—” Mercier began. ” Sol glanced back at Mercier, understanding the insistent note. Mercier—an inspector in the CIS—had just been 46 S e c t i o n 4/24: W E A P O N tasked with delivering him.
Murder. His father was being accused of killing somebody. It hit home for the first time. Sol couldn’t believe it; 49 D AY L I G H T RUNNER Gregor got into fights sometimes—he was difficult to get along with—but he wouldn’t kill anybody. “How did it happen? The . . the death,” Sol asked falteringly. “How do you know it was my dad? M. on Wednesday afternoon”— Ponderosa cut him off—“three witnesses say they saw your father severely beat Tommy Hyung—a fellow domemaintenance technician—before throwing him off a catwalk into a piston well.
Daylight Runner by Oisin McGann