Atlas (The Atlas Series Book 1)

By Becca C Smith

Each 4 days. devote one act of atrocity. retain the stability or the planet dies.

​Thrown right into a truth she by no means may have imagined, Kala Hicks is pitted opposed to the forces of excellent and evil. She needs to select no matter if to avoid wasting the area by way of doing the unthinkable, or chill out and enable it burn. and 4 days later, she’ll need to do it back.

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Now not yet,” Kala lied. There needed to be a way out of this mess. This retired Atlas man had underestimated Kala’s tenacity to weasel out of events. If there has been a loop gap, Kala might locate it. as though on cue to Kala’s distress, the waitress grew to become at the tv. convinced sufficient, the scene of Kala taking pictures Jack within the head performed many times until eventually Kala needed to protect her eyes together with her hand to prevent from seeing it. “You don’t like motor vehicle ads? ” Jack glanced on the television and smiled. “Not that one. ” Kala moved her hand away and stored her specialise in Jack to distract her from the tv. “Normally the Demons don't have any wisdom of who the Atlas is. this is often the 1st time either side understand who you're. ” Jack’s voice used to be laced with fear. “That’s what Penny acknowledged. Is it simply because I instructed Turner? ” Kala knew what the reply used to be, yet she needed to ask besides. Jack nodded. “Your confession went on checklist, together with the half the place you instructed the final approximately being the recent Atlas. info like that didn’t take lengthy to get into Asmodeus’s fingers. Now that the Demons learn about you, they won’t cease till they've got you. ” Jack driven away his sandwich as though the idea made him lose his urge for food. “Why wouldn’t they simply kill me, be the hot Atlas after which wait out the apocalypse. ” Kala sounded a bit too rational for her flavor. “Honestly? We don’t be aware of. we predict it’s simply because Demons don’t understand what may ensue in the event that they killed an Atlas. And what they don’t be aware of is risky, so locking you up in a gap for 4 days is a miles more secure bet,” Jack defined. “It’s the Malaks you might want to beware of. right away they’re thinking about me being the subsequent Atlas, yet after they become aware of I’m unlikely to kill you, they’ll herald the subsequent in line. another bad child who’s been raised to imagine they’re the selected One. Penny continues to be combating for me, yet after the stunt I simply pulled, she won’t manage to shield my place for much longer. ” “So what you’re telling me is that ‘the reliable men’ are those attempting to kill me and ‘the undesirable men’ are too scared to kill me so they’re simply going to fasten me up? ” Kala requested incredulously. In her ebook, ‘the undesirable men’ appeared like a far better replacement. specifically because Kala wouldn’t need to kill Jack in the event that they received their means. “Isn’t there a way to wreck this curse? ” Kala requested. Jack didn’t outright say sure or No, he truly considering on it, ultimately admitting, “I don’t comprehend, Kala. I want i may say ‘yes,’ yet I don’t see a fashion out. President Wilton appeared to imagine he’d found out a fashion, yet all I observed used to be a man that was once going to aim and kill himself besides a butt load of individuals. ” “I particularly want we'd have permit him let us know his plan, possibly it might have labored. ” Kala could by no means have agreed to kill innocents. “Maybe, yet I’ve been instructed that there were Atlases some time past who've attempted to prevent the cycle by way of killing themselves. yet that’s part of the curse. You can’t kill your self. someone in the world can kill you, but when you are attempting to place a bullet for your head.

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