The Descendants

The Descendants

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To be powerless…

I've always wondered what it would be like to step outside of the walls of Lytonia. They were meant to protect us from the dangers of the Wild Lands, but if anything, we were all being imprisoned. Especially, within the heavily guarded walls of Monroe Academy, a school meant to teach us how to develop and improve our powers through severe methods using torture.

Pain is something that I suffer from almost every day, but in the Lighter Nation, I can't show any signs of weakness. Especially, not in my condition. I'm surrounded by others with special abilities, none of which I have developed, and as a penalty for my lack of power, I've been branded a Null, a nothing, and at the time, the only one of my kind.

Suicide was becoming the better option next to living more and more each day. Being bullied , tortured, and in constant fear of being made a slave to my very torturer made breathing seem pointless… but then I met Soren…

And found myself fighting for air..

Title:The Descendants
Edition Language:English
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    The Descendants Reviews

  • J.C. Ritchie

    Simply Amazing!The Descendants by Destiny Hawkins in a fantastic read that will leave you hooked straight from the beginning. It's vivid and beautiful world mixed with its great magic system and unfor...

  • Hrimcealde

    Good idea, needs plot work and editingThe basic idea of the book is interesting and shows a lot of potential. However, there are a lot of pacing problems with this book, as well as characterization is...

  • Donna Till

    Rayah is a light at the academy but she has one problem - she is a null - she cannot access her power no matter what she tries. Because of this the other students and teacher all treat her badly so mu...

  • MaLoBe

    Freaking fantastic!Lately I was reading books from completely different genre and I forgot how fantastic and amazing feeling it is to deep dive to the perfectly created foreign world. I enjoyed every ...

  • Ingrid Vermeulen-Quakernaat

    An exciting, adventurous story of a young woman trying to prove herself. Prove that she is like everyone else and not a nobody. If she cannot show that in the coming months, she will continue her life...

  • Ari

    Hawkins, once again, dazzles the readers through a dark, dystopian, and mythological world where you either 'light up' (in my words) or you're nothing and you'll be treated as such. It's heartbreaking...

  • Philleys Peters

    A very interesting book. Perfect for the YA reader and anyone who loves a dark dystopian thriller. Rayah is a null. A powerless level one mage incapable of calling forth the light. She lives in an awf...

  • Vi

    A creative dystopian/fantasy world of magic, pain, ruthlessness and pleasure; usually pleasure at someone else's expense. Yet there is also endurance, pride and hope. Rayah has only shown the power to...

  • Michelle

    With each dystopian/fantasy book I read I've realized I am loving this genre. This is my first book by this author and it is fantastic. The characters are interesting and well developed. The author ha...

  • Charmaine Tan

    The Descendants was not what I expected, in a good way. A lot of books have rather predictable storylines but I like fantasy books for the reason that it can surprise you. This book was hard for me to...