"answer the call of the wild!"

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Plot Summary

This story is about a young boy named Mika who lives in future London, behind The Wall. Behind the wall is a animal plague or that's what he has been told. But ever since Mika's twin sister Ellie vanished a year ago, he's suspected his world may be built on secrets and lies. When a mysterious organization starts finding mutant kids to compete in violent virtual reality games, Mika takes this opportunity to search for his twin sister and the find the truth.

Character Analysis

Mika is the main character in the story. He is a mutant that lives with a " roar "in his brain. He lives in future London behind a wall that is solid concrete and has high voltage wire around it. It is heavily guarded. He has a twin sister named Ellie who went missing and he is searching for her. He feels that she is still alive and see his opportunity when someone is recruiting mutants for a violent virtual gaming competition and starts searching for her

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author biography

Emma Clayton spent her teens playing in indie bands, digging holes and doodling with comic artists. In her twenties she studied screenwriting and became an author. The New York Times called The Roar, her debut novel, “Exciting, thought-provoking, and very hard to put down.” And VOYA called the sequel, The Whisper , “Science fiction adventure that will get your adrenaline pumping and is not to be missed…Those clamoring for Hunger Games or Ender's Game but not yet ready for the violence will find this satisfying.”