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Set in future Austin, TX, the state forces the obedience of its population through a sophisticated drug. The Academics, the police force for the state, enforce order and ensure the drug is administered to the people. While most of the citizens are turned into drones, a token fighting force rebels against the state's military might.

Kara, a soldier of the resistance, is give
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Published January 15th 2015 by Moonlight Crew Publishing (first published January 14th 2015)
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Not really a complete story.
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Kara us a resistance fighter, fighting against the new government that says if you’re not a slave of the newest drug that allows people to be docile and slaved then you are a resistor and need to be destroyed. Kara is a not afraid to die but refuses to go any other manner than the resistance and has a deep resentment for the state. Anyone who took the mandatory drug would lose their freewill and would die from the effects of the drug sooner or later. She must fight and she must lose a lot to get ...more
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