The Drowned Cities

A novel by: Paolo Bacigalupi

Main Character- Mahlia

Mahlia is an outcast and is/was all alone until a doctor took her in. Mahlia doesn't have a hand and she has trouble doing most things. Mahlia thought she was going to die when she met the half-man in the jungle. Mahlia ran from the UPF's who were after her.

The Drowned Cities

The Drowned Cities is a place of terror and destruction. People were killed, mis-treated, un-confident, extremely rude, and they didn't trust anyone. One girl learned to trust a hybrid or half-man. Time flew by while Mouse a red headed boy was stuck with the UPF boys. They wanted the girl dead because she got away once, not again.