Put aside any thoughts of Alice skipping happily
through Wonderland encountering charmingly benign characters,
and instead meet Alyss and the heroic, passionate, monstrous,
vengeful population of Wondernation as they battle each other
with AD-52's and orb generators, navigate the Crystal Continuum,
bet on jabberwock fights and travel across the Chessboard
Three lead characters drive the story. There is Alyss, the young princess of Wonderland, already renowned, for the power of her imagination (Wonderland being a place where to imagine is to make real), who falls through the Pool of Tears to escape her Aunt Redd when the latter's armies viciously attack the peaceful Queendom killing Alyss's parents. Alyss lands up in Victorian London where she briefly falls in with a band of street children ...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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