- 496 pages
- S.F. Said
- 10 May 2019 S.F. Said
A Boy With Unprecedented Power Must Turn To The Terrifying Alien Enemies Of Humanity To Discover His True Nature And Bring Peace To A Galaxy At War.Lucky Lives A Relatively Normal Life On A Remote Moon Of The Planet Aries One, Safe From The Turmoil And Devastation Of The Interstellar War Between Humans And Aliens Lucky Has Seen Images Of The Horned, Cloven Hooved Aliens Before, But He S Never Seen One Up Close Then One Night, He Dreams That The Stars Are Singing To Him And Wakes To Evidence Suggesting That He Is Not So Normal After All When Lucky S Mother Sacrifices Herself To Help Him Escape An Elite Human Military Force Called The Shadow Guards, He Must Rely On The Alien Crew Of A Ramshackle Starship, Where He Finds That Humanity S Deadly Enemies Seem Surprisingly Human Up Close In Fact, They May Be Human Than Lucky Himself, Who Has A Dangerous Power That Could Change The Course Of The War And The Fate Of The Galaxy If He Can Learn How To Use It Star Wars Fans Seeking Another Saga To Love Need Look No Further Than This Epic Middle Grade Adventure From SF Said, Illustrated By Dave McKean With Remarkable White On Black Spacescapes.
Said grew up in the Iraqi diasporic community in London, moving there with his mother at the age of two After graduating from the University of Cambridge, he worked as a press attach and speech writer for the Crown Prince of Jordan s office in London He began a Ph.D in 1997 looking at the lives of young Muslims in Britain, but left academia to focus on film journalism for the Daily Telegraph