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Resistance In 2020, Eleven Years After The Passengers Of Flight BA142 From London To Delhi Developed Extraordinary Abilities Corresponding To Their Innermost Desires, The World Is Overrun With Supers Some Use Their Powers For Good, Others For Evil, And Some Just Want To Pulverize Iconic Monuments And Star In Their Own Reality Show But Now, From New York To Tokyo, Someone Is Hunting Down Supers, Killing Heroes And Villains Both, And It S Up To The Unit To Stop Them An OK superhero tale with loads of battles and destruction Became somewhat boring after a while. I raved about the first of these, Turbulence, and this is just as much fun I don t understand why they aren t massive They are laugh out loud, brimming with gleeful inventiveness, with terrific characters and a great, utterly ridiculous, explosive plot I don t read superhero comics and am sick to death of superheromovies, but I would watch the hell out of these as movies except they d never be as good, because books have an unlimited special effects budget Really bonkers enjoyable genre fict I raved about the first of these, Turbulence, and this is just as much fun I do Thanks to the publicity department at Titan Books, I had the opportunity to read this book in advance of its publication in July 2014 In fact, they were even kind enough to send me a free copy of Turbulence, to which this is the sequel In that book, India born author Samit Basu introduced a new wrinkle on the superhero cape and spandex, with ordinary people on a present day flight from London to Delhi becoming extraordinary in what would come to be called the First Wave Each person on that fl Thanks to the publicity department at Titan Books, I had the opportunity to read this book in advance of its publication in July 2014 I Ready the first 50 pages or so can t finsh it It s too much magic for my taste Writing style with the special type of humor in every second sentense annouys me as well, but hey, that s just me. I really loved the twists and turns of this book, I did get a little bored of it at certain points but I just plowed through and throughly enjoyed it I am hoping there is a third book When I read Samit Basu s Turbulence, all I could think of was that the novel was actually a comic book, but in a novel format I feel exactly the same way about the sequel, Resistance After receiving a copy of Resistance from Titan Books, I delved into the story I ll admit that at first I was a little lost There are so many characters to keep track with and I couldn t remember which characters had which superpowers I m bringing this up first because I feel that Basu might have needed a bit m When I read Samit Basu s Turbulence, all I could think of was that the novel was actually a comic book, but in a novel format I feel exactly the same way about the sequel, Resistance After receiving a copy of Resi This is a standalone novel set in a universe the author had created in a previous book which I have not read in this world, 11 years have passed since a planeload of passengers from London to Delhi were given superpowers by some phenomenon Since then, new super powered have arisen there are signs that they may not be as strong as the First Wave , but they re fundamentally changing everything This world is basically ours up until the diversion point, and the superpowers are tied in some This is a standalone novel set in a universe the author had created in a previous book which I have not read in this world, 11 years have passed since a planeload of passengers from London to Delhi were given superpowers by some phenomenon Since then, new super powered have arisen there are signs that they may not be as strong as the First Wave , but they re fundamentally changing everything This world is basically ours up until the diversion point, an Sadly, this defeated me.I really enjoyed the first one, and this certainly had the same wonderful sense of humour and slightly sly look at how superpowers would fit or not into the politics and media of a modern society.It had some glorious comic bright battles, larger than life, where I could see the Zap Kapow that decorated the panels, and some moments that made me chuckle aloud the exploding bear be Serving as a sequel to Turbulence, Resistance explores what follows when the world faces a growing number of meta humans who are a law unto themselves Set in 2020, a decade after a flight of passengers gained superpowers thanks to a random occurrence, the world has dramatically changed Many superheroes are celebrities but humanity itself is losing ambition, seemingly resigned to be lorded over by super beings However, someone is killing off these meta humans one by one, and they have a plan S Serving as a sequel to Turbulence, Resistance explores what follows when the world faces a growing number of meta humans who are a law unto themselves Set in 2020, a decade after a flight of passengers gained superpowers thanks to a random occurrence, the world has dramatically changed Many superheroes are celebrities but humanity itself is losing ambition, seemingly resigned to be lorded over by super beings However, someone is killing off these meta humans one by one, and they have a plan Serving as a deconstruction of the superhero genre as much as a celebration of its various tropes, Resistance is a closer examination of the impact superheroes would have on reality Despite the colourful science fiction elements present with nods to super sentai series and kaiju films


About the Author: Samit Basu

Samit Basu is a writer of books, films and comics His first novel, The Simoqin Prophecies, published by Penguin India in 2003, when Samit was 23, was the first book in the bestselling Gameworld Trilogy and marked the beginning of Indian English fantasy writing The other books in the trilogy are The Manticore s Secret and The Unwaba Revelations.Samit s other novels include a YA novel, Terror on t Samit Basu is a writer of books, films and comics His first novel, The Simoqin Prophecies, published by Penguin India in 2003, when Samit was 23, was the first book in the bestselling Gameworld Trilogy and marked the beginning of Indian English fantasy writing The other books in the trilogy are The Manticore s Secret and The Unwaba Revelations.Samit s other novels include a YA novel, Terror on the Titanic, and a superhero novel, Turbulence Turbulence was published in the UK in 2012 and in the US in 2013 to rave reviews It won Wired s Goldenbot Award as one of the books of 2012 and was superheronovels.com s Book of the Year for 2013 All five of Basu s novels have been Indian bestsellers.Basu s work in comics ranges from historical romance to zombie comedy, and includes diverse collaborators, from X Men Felix Castor writer Mike Carey to Terry Gilliam and Duran Duran His latest GN, Local Monsters, was published in 2013.Samit was born in Calcutta, educated in Calcutta and London, and currently divides his time between Delhi and Mumbai He can be found on Twitter, samitbasu, and at samitbasu.com


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