By Brian Yansky
A well mannered race of telepathic killer extraterrestrial beings, a ten-second international conquest, and one teenage boy collide during this wry, gutsy adventure.
Jesse is in background category whilst a powerful, effective race of extraterrestrial beings quietly takes over the earth in much less time than it takes him to comb his tooth. so much people easily go to sleep and not get up. In moments, every person Jesse is familiar with and loves is long past, and he unearths that he's now a slave to a clumsy alien chief. at the vibrant aspect, Jesse discovers he’s constructing telepathic powers, and he’s no longer the single one. quickly he’s forging new friendships and feeling all of sudden hopeful. while a mysterious lady appears to be like in his goals, conversing approximately escaping, Jesse starts off to imagine the extraterrestrial beings will not be invincible in the end. but when Jesse and his acquaintances be successful, is there anyplace left to head? Brian Yansky deals a humorous, grim novel full of every little thing boys and sci-fi fanatics love: extraterrestrial beings, humor, motion, and a hearty dose of triumph.
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