Written by: Paula Limbaugh
Fast pace in your face, the action doesn’t stop. That’s what you get with The Colony: Renegades by Michaelbrent Collings. This bestselling author has done it again, the continuing saga of The Colony: Genesis doesn’t disappoint!
The story opens where it ended; Ken and the small band of survivors open the door to the ninth floor, hoping against all odds to find his family. Stepping out of the elevator into the hall they are met with a wall of bodies stacked floor to ceiling at both ends of the hall. Not just bodies but limbs, heads that have been torn from torsos, all haphazardly stacked and held together with a glue-like substance. As they begin to break down the walls, the zombies start showing up, angry that the walls are being torn down. The zombies have now evolved, not only can they now cough up this gooey waxy substance and build, they’re now thinking, working together, able to communicate with one another.
Ken’s family is finally found in an office whose door has been sealed with that same glue-like substance. Finally breaking through, they are met with strands of silk, like giant spider webs hanging everywhere. Ken’s family is wrapped in cocoon-like cases along with two others. With the zombies almost upon them, the survivors are able to release everyone from their cocoons and begin their escape. This is no easy task. We now have young children in the mix, with adults that are hampered by their own injuries. Ken’s daughters are acting strange; the zombies are closing in and no matter where they go the zombies are able to track them.
If this were a movie I would be jumping up and down, cheering them on! It’s THAT good! I didn’t want the book to end and it doesn’t! Michaelbrent Collings will be continuing the saga with The Colony: Descent, I can hardly wait!