The Ascension: Book summary and reviews of The Ascension by Michael Carroll

The Ascension

A Super Human Clash

By Michael Carroll

The Ascension
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  • Published in USA  Jun 2011,
    384 pages.
    Age range: Children


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They'd done it. Not only had Roz, Abby, Lance, and Thunder survived their first battle with a super villain, they'd defeated him. Krodin was dead, and they had saved the world. Now everything could go back to normal - good old, boring normal. School. Parents. Friends.

But three weeks later, the world suddenly changes. The United States is under martial law, the people are little more than drones, and where Central Park should be there now stands a massive glass-and-steel building, home to the all-powerful Chancellor.

In Michael Carroll's follow-up to the acclaimed Super Human, the world has been remade in the Chancellor's image, and it's about to get much much worse. Only this young band of heroes has a chance of stopping him, but can they return the world to what it was, or will they be stranded in this alternate world forever?

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"Starred Review. Futuristic technology integrates nicely with the superpowers for the climax. One of those rare sequels that exceed the first. Ages 10-14." - Kirkus Reviews

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Michael Carroll Author Biography

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Michael Christopher Carroll spent seven years researching and writing Lab 257. A native of Long Island and an avid outdoorsman, Carroll is now general counsel of a New York-based finance company. He lives on Long Island and in New York City.

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