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The Rule of Three: Fight for Power

The Rule of Three: Fight for Power

The Rule of Three (Volume 2)

Eric Walters

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)


After sixty-six days of a catastrophic global blackout, life in the suburbs is not what it used to be for Adam and his fortified neighborhood of Eden Mills. Although an explosive clash has minimized one threat from outside the walls, Adam's battle-hardened mentor, Herb, continues to make decisions in the name of security that are increasingly wrenching and questionable. Like his police chief mom and others, Adam will follow Herb's lead. But when the next threat comes from an unexpected direction, nobody is ready for it. And someone is going to pay the price—because of Adam's mistakes and mistaken trust.


“Swing us back around!” Herb yelled.

I banked the ultralight to bring the wreckage back into view, and gasped. The dust and dirt rose in a column, forming a cloud that towered higher and higher into the sky. Through the...

Praise for The Rule of Three: Fight for Power

“Fight for power takes off in the immediate moments following the cliffhanger ending of The Rule of Three . . . will appeal to those who are interested in post-apocolyptic scenarios.” —VOYA

“The struggle for survival in a world suddenly bereft of technology continues . . . As the community's sole pilot and therefore crucial for surveillance and reconnaissance, Adam's all too aware that in this post-apocalyptic world, his community is an island of haves in a sea of have-nots . . . The philosophical questions and killer ending will prime readers for the next book.” —Kirkus Reviews


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Eric Walters

Eric Walters, a former elementary-school teacher, is a bestselling children's author in Canada. He is the founder of Creation of Hope, which provides care for orphans in the Makueni district of Kenya, and lives in Mississauga, Ontario.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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