Title: The Rule of One
Series: (2 Book Series)
Author: Leslie & Ashley Saunders @SaundersSisters
Genre: Science Fiction – Teens & Young Adult
The story does have a decent conclusion and the girls do achieve their objective. Although, there are several loose ends left for the continuation of the story in Book 2.
I liked this book. It was captivating and interesting.
“We eventually learned to stop asking. In grief all the little flaws of those we loved are colored over.”
“But it’s my father’s eyes that tell me of his torture. The way they stare blankly before him, focusing on nothing. Empty, like no one is behind them.”
“An eruption of barking and shouting cuts through Rayla’s words—cuts through everything—and suddenly the car rocks with furious paws scratching to get inside. After two heart-crushing blows, the trunk flies open—and the facial recognition cameras instantly recognize Ava Goodwin’s wanted face. Twofold.”
“In Greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs, and a head with two faces. One soul in two bodies. These beings had great strength in this form, and the gods, fearing their power, sent Zeus to divide them into two separate parts, splitting apart the soul. Weakened and consumed with yearning, humans were condemned to spend their lives in search of their other halves in order to feel complete. I was born with my soulmate. One soul in two bodies. I didn’t have to search the whole world over. But now mine is gone. Mine turned and walked away from me.”
“Revive the rebellion,” Ava tells our country, echoing Father’s appeal. “And the Common will rise.”