The story in A Better World is very intense and in-depth. The characters are all interesting whether they are brilliants or normal humans. Most of them you can sympathize with. The brilliants are all diverse and have varied powers, not only the type but also the strength. The feel of the story has all the elements of an apocalypse beginning. It definitely drew me in and makes me curious about how the story will change in the next addition.
Over the decades more and more brilliants are born. Over the years, the government has tried to keep and control the children. But on the cusp of a war the government is quickly losing control; of them and the country. Things are going to change but it's anyone's guess at how it will end.
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The brilliants changed everything.
Since 1980, 1% of the world has been born with gifts we’d only dreamed of. The ability to sense a person’s most intimate secrets, or predict the stock market, or move virtually unseen. For thirty years the world has struggled with a growing divide between the exceptional...and the rest of us.
Now a terrorist network led by brilliants has crippled three cities. Supermarket shelves stand empty. 911 calls go unanswered. Fanatics are burning people alive.
Nick Cooper has always fought to make the world better for his children. As both a brilliant and an advisor to the president of the United States, he’s against everything the terrorists represent. But as America slides toward a devastating civil war, Cooper is forced to play a game he dares not lose—because his opponents have their own vision of a better world.
And to reach it, they’re willing to burn this one down.
From Marcus Sakey, “the master of the mindful page turner” (Gillian Flynn) and “one of our best storytellers” (Michael Connelly), Book Two of the Brilliance Saga is a relentless thrill ride that will change the way you look at your world—and the people around you.