The Resource Mage against the machine, Shaun Barger

Mage against the machine, Shaun Barger

Label
Mage against the machine
Title
Mage against the machine
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Barger
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Harry Potter meets The Terminator in this action-packed adventure about a young man who discovers that everything he believed about his world is a lie. The year is 2120. The humans are dead. The mages have retreated from the world after a madman blew up civilization with weaponized magical technology. Safe within domes that protect them from the nuclear wasteland on the other side, the mages have spent the last century putting their lives back together. Nikolai is obsessed with artifacts from twentieth-century human life: mage-crafted replica Chuck Taylors on his feet, Schwarzenegger posters on his walls, Beatlemania still alive and well in his head. But he's also tasked with a higher calling--to maintain the Veils that protect mage-kind from the hazards of the wastes beyond. As a cadet in the Mage King's army, Nik has finally found what he always wanted--a purpose. But when confronted by one of his former instructors gone rogue, Nik tumbles into a dark secret. The humans weren't nuked into oblivion--they're still alive. Not only that, outside the domes a war rages between the last enclaves of free humans and vast machine intelligences. Nikolai is obsessed with artifacts from twentieth-century human life: mage-crafted replica Chuck Taylors on his feet, Schwarzenegger posters on his walls, Beatlemania still alive and well in his head. But he's also tasked with a higher calling--to maintain the Veils that protect mage-kind from the hazards of the wastes beyond. As a cadet in the Mage King's army, Nik has finally found what he always wanted--a purpose. But when confronted by one of his former instructors gone rogue, Nik tumbles into a dark secret. The humans weren't nuked into oblivion--they're still alive. Not only that, outside the domes a war rages between the last enclaves of free humans and vast machine intelligences. Now Nik faces an impossible decision: side with the mages and let humanity die out? Or stand with Jem and the humans--and risk endangering everything he knows and loves?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barger, Shaun
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.A775376
LC item number
M36 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Genetic engineering
  • Nuclear warfare
Label
Mage against the machine, Shaun Barger
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1002722338
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781534403048
Lccn
2017032567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1002722338
Label
Mage against the machine, Shaun Barger
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1002722338
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
502 pages
Isbn
9781534403048
Lccn
2017032567
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1002722338

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