The world is changing - the government has seized control of every aspect of society, and now kids are disappearing. For fifteen-year-old Wisty and ...Show synopsisThe world is changing - the government has seized control of every aspect of society, and now kids are disappearing. For fifteen-year-old Wisty and her older brother Whit, life turns upside-down when they are hauled out of bed one night, separated from their parents, and thrown into a secret compound for no reason they can comprehend. The new government is clearly trying to suppress life, liberty, and the pursuit of being a normal teenager. Imprisoned together and condemned to death, Wisty and Whit begin exhibiting strange abilities and powers they never dreamed of. Maybe there is a reason they were singled out. Can this newly discovered witch and a wizard master their skills in time to save themselves, their parents - and maybe the world?Hide synopsis
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This is the first book in a series to come about Wisty and Whit Allgood discovering that they are a witch and a wizard, the prophecies surrounding them, and the dangerous challenges they must face together. When the brother and sister are arrested in the middle of the night, in their home, you feel like you?ve come in on the middle of a story, and not from the start. I kinda felt like I may be missing something. Both Wisty and Whit accept what they are and what they can do a lot easier than what I would have expected. Whit is a gorgeous and buff teen who sees his dead girlfriend?s ghost. Wisty reminds me of ?Firestarter? with her pyrokinesis. Naturally, The One Who Is The One, is the most powerful wizard who is changing the world and the worlds surrounding to his rule. He is obviously afraid of the powerful Allgood siblings. The story is basic, fast paced, and had me so curiously interested that it keeps me reading until the end just to find out how it would end. It is no where near as good as the Harry Potter series, but I believe this is meant to be something of its own. It would probably make a great made for TV movie! And, it is not the book I expected when I read about it and ordered it. However, I am looking forward to the other books, to find out how these prophecies play out for the siblings and The One Who Is The One.
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