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7th Son: Destruction (7th Son #3)

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As day four in the 7th Son adventure begins, John Alpha's quest for anarchy and genocide enters its final stage.

At every turn, the global terrorist has been triumphant. The world is reeling from a nuclear attack. An unprecedented energy crisis is upon us. Alpha himself has exclusive access to the White House, and secret weapons primed to propel his conspiracy into the endg
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Published 2007
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Jesse Whitehead
Apr 08, 2010 rated it liked it
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Melissa Hayden
Apr 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
We start with a feel of a calm before the storm. But when the storm hits... Oh what a wicked, vicious storm it is. The destruction of so much, connected with the beta clones and beyond. Some live through, some don't. The depth of Alpha's doings and the conspiracy that is uncovered. Then! To cover the truth!

This book combines all the tension, anxiety and action packed moments of the first two books. An amazing conclusion to the beta clones lives and troubles circling around from them.

Jul 14, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned, kindle
I preferred this book and the whole series when I was listening to the podcast. Reading it, there are too many holes in the plot and convenient deus ex machinas. The final twist was also disappointing. The scale of the whole thing got too large for me. It gets to be a little bit unbelievable that two people could take over the whole entire world. And the last twist is crudely inserted into the plot and actually derails a central premise of the book (which I will hide under spoiler tags):

Alpha is
Feb 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 7th-son
Sometimes you just don't want a story to end. This was one of them! I had become so attached to these characters. And now it is all over.

I am happy with the way that the trilogy ended:

Chaos at the UN. The President lives!! And more amazing new technology.

Enter a new villain. The real villain.

Resolved is the tension between our heroes and the villain - new and old.

A fond - and emotional - farewell to fallen brothers.

Then the conspiracy within the conspiracy within the conspiracy. :-[

And our heroe
Jun 26, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Fascinating and brilliantly written scifi/thriller by the relative newcomer, J. C. Hutchins. Packed with twists, turns and surprises, 7th Son follows the lives of seven men who are brought together by a secret government agency to stop a madman. The punchline of this is that the man they're trying to stop, is the man all seven men are cloned from, and that only the FIRST of many, many surprises throughout the 7th Son series.

Action packed thrills might be the payoffs for several of the books' mom
A.F. Grappin
Jan 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
7th Son: Destruction was a fitting close to this trilogy. Personally, I think my favorite book was the second, but that's not to say I didn't enjoy Destruction. Believe me, I did. I was riveted, often literally on the edge of my seat while I listened to the book at work. Loose ends are tied up, everything is explained brilliantly, without any of that James Bond villain-esque monologuing. Hutchins worked his way around that splendidly.

A little bit of a spoiler-- I could have done without the whol
I really liked this series. The third book picked up again (the second book was a little slow compared to #1 and #3) and wound an intricate and complex conspiracy that kept twisting and turning with each new chapter. I was kept engaged in the story, so much that I would listen to the story on my Ipod while I ate lunch at work, cooked dinner at home - anytime I could focus on the story while doing some other task, I did. This is one that I will likely go out and buy in hard copy and read again in ...more
Aug 26, 2008 rated it really liked it
This is the final saga in the 7th Son trilogy, the story following a set of government created clones on a secret mission to save the world from their original and his cronies. Happily in this book the clones grow some stones and finally take control of their fate. They take some initiative in their quest to stop John Alpha even though this puts them in direct conflict with other government agents much of the time. Lots of death, destruction, and profanity ensue. As usual J.C. Hutchins gleefully ...more
Jun 01, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sci-fi, audiobooks
This was quite an enjoyable audiobook to listen to. The intensity of it seemed to be ramped down a little from the second volume of the trilogy.

In this volume, the remaining Beta clones learn the details of John Alpha's plot to take over the world, and make their last-ditch effort to put a stop to his mad plan. I don't want to say too much, because the twists and turns are quite worth listening to it, and I wouldn't want to spoil anything.

The story's strong, the performance is great, and it re
Jan 04, 2012 marked it as did-not-finish
I think this may be one of the only times ever that I did not finish a book. I just didn't care anymore. I was so interested and invested in the story and then......(view spoiler) Sigh. After that I just couldn't care anymore, and I don't care at all to finish it. I decided that when it sat on my iPod for months at a time with no desire to listen to the last bit of it, it was time to DNF. What a sad ending to a great series, ruined the whole m ...more
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J.C. Hutchins crafts transmedia narratives, screenplays and novels for such entertainment companies as A&E, Cinemax, Discovery, St. Martin’s Press, Smith & Tinker and Leviathan Games.

J.C.’s recent work includes Lead Writer & Experience Design roles on campaigns for the Cinemax espionage series Hunted, Stephen King’s Bag of Bones (a cable minis
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