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The Clones (Virtual War Chronologs #2)

3.92  ·  Rating Details ·  133 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Corgan, hero of the Virtual War, has been living a blissful, if placid, life on the Isles of Hiva, his reward for winning the War with Sharla and Brig. But what he doesn't know is that Brig died soon after the War, and yet is not truly gone. Sharla had saved some of Brig's DNA and has created clone-twins with it. Corgan's world is disrupted when Sharla brings one of the cl ...more
Paperback, 204 pages
Published December 23rd 2003 by Simon Pulse (first published 2002)
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Jack Khounvongsa
Oct 30, 2015 Jack Khounvongsa rated it really liked it
“The Clones” by Gloria Skurzynski is about a guy named Corgan, who was participating in a virtual war where he and his team had to compete against other teams. Over the adventure to win the war the team's strategist, Brig, died. As Brig was dying, before his body pixelized and disappeared, Sharla, got some of Brig’s braincells to try cloning him later. After the game was over Corgan was named the champion and because of his choosing, lives on an island basically by himself. I like this book bec ...more
Callie Rose Tyler
3 1/2 Stars

I read Virtual War around 5th or 6th grade and it's what really got me into science fiction, I absolutely devoured it and the story was branded on my brain. Fast forward about 18 years and I discover that this is a series. WHAT!? I jumped at the chance to re-enter the world created by Gloria Skurzynski and picked up this second instalment.

It is always strange to pick up a book that you read as a child, there is a certain amount of nostalgia and there can really be only two results. Ei
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Juan
Dec 16, 2014 Juan rated it liked it
Published in 2002 with 181 pages, The Clones, by Gloria Skurzynski is a book about Corgan, a hero who had served for the virtual war and won. As a reward for winning the war is sent to live at Isles of Hiva, a very relaxing, and peaceful place to rest up. Fighting the war with Sharla and Brig the three of them were separated. Later on Brig died but Corgan didn’t know, but Sharla shortly before Brig’s death saved some of his DNA. Which later decided to create a clone n her genetic engineering lab ...more
P.M.
Nov 08, 2010 P.M. rated it liked it
Corgan lives on the Isle of Hiva where he babysits genetically engineered cows. It is a few months after he was the hero who won the Virtual War. When he hears that Sharla, his code breaker, is coming to visit, he is thrilled. But he is shocked by what she has brought him in a tote bag. The gift is Seabrig, an unathorizes clone of his Strategist Brig who has died. Sharla asks Corgan to raise Seabrig who has been cloned with the genes of a pig to enable him to age faster. Corgan and Seabrig devel ...more
Michelle Toolson
Dec 19, 2013 Michelle Toolson rated it did not like it
I loved this book so much! It was even better than the first one. While the first one introduced the characters, this one was thick with conflict. I especially loved that each character was driven by a purpose and yet all the purposes conflicted with each other. I could feel Corgan’s frustration at being driven away by everyone he loved and the isolation Brigand was trying to inflict on him. I loved that even though they were clones, because they grew up in different areas, they were influenced ...more
Adam
Mar 09, 2010 Adam rated it it was amazing
I really didnt know what to give Clones. At times I felt it should be three stars, others four and some five.
At first its not at all like Virtual War, and not nearly as good. But it starts to get a TON better.
OMG!!! The CLIFFHANGER ENDING!!! AGHH!!! I know that book 3 is already out, but it took me five months after I read Virtual War to finally get my hands on Clones, so it will be like foreva to get Revolt!!! This book had one of the best endings I have ever read in a book, with tons of twis
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Lauren F.
Oct 14, 2015 Lauren F. rated it it was amazing
This is a amazing book. I think that people should read this book.
Cassidy Lynch
May 07, 2015 Cassidy Lynch rated it it was amazing
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This book creates a futuristic world where the reader can imagine an amazing cyber world.
Angel
Aug 31, 2012 Angel rated it it was amazing
I read this about two years ago and i loved it it was funny, sweet, action packed book and i just loved i havent read the first one but i will soon now that i remeber the name of the series :]
Kirsten Odom
Apr 15, 2008 Kirsten Odom rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i know just the title sounds lamo but the saying don't judge a book by its cover comes to mind
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"May you live in interesting times."

That ambiguous wish was not meant to be kind, because interesting times can be difficult. You and I certainly live in interesting times - dangerous, challenging, and fascinating.

My parents were born just before the start of the twentieth century; my youngest grandchild arrived in this century's final decade. The years in between have been the most dynamic in the
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Virtual War Chronologs (4 books)
  • Virtual War (Virtual War Chronologs, #1)
  • The Revolt (Virtual War Chronologs, #3)
  • The Choice (Virtual War Chronologs, #4)

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