Endgame: The Calling

Endgame: The Calling

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The New York Times bestseller and international multimedia phenomenon!

In each generation, for thousands of years, twelve Players have been ready. But they never thought Endgame would happen. Until now.

Omaha, Nebraska. Sarah Alopay stands at her graduation ceremony--class valedictorian, star athlete, a full life on the horizon. But when a meteor strikes the school, she survives. Because she is the Cahokian Player. Endgame has begun.

Juliaca, Peru. At the same moment, thousands of miles away, another meteor strikes. But Jago Tlaloc is safe. He has a secret, and his secret makes him brave. Strong. Certain. He is the Olmec Player. He's ready. Ready for Endgame.

Across the globe, twelve meteors slam into Earth. Cities burn. But Sarah and Jago and the ten others Players know the truth. The meteors carry a message. The Players have been summoned to The Calling. And now they must fight one another in order to survive. All but one will fail. But that one will save the world. This is Endgame.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 33mm | 363g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0062332597
  • 9780062332592
  • 113,213

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In each generation, for thousands of years, twelve Players have been ready.
But they never thought Endgame would happen. Until now.

Omaha, Nebraska.
Sarah Alopay stands at her graduation ceremony--class valedictorian, star athlete, a full life on the horizon. But she carries a secret.
When a meteor strikes her school, killing dozens, wounding hundreds, Sarah survives. Her secret saves her.

She is the Cahokian Player.

Endgame has begun.

Juliaca, Peru.
At the same moment, thousands of miles away, another meteor strikes. Jago Tlaloc walks among the wreckage. The streets teem with violence and looting. But he is safe. He has a secret too. And his secret makes him brave. Strong. Certain.

He is the Olmec Player.

He's ready.

Ready for Endgame.

Across the globe, twelve meteors slam into Earth. Cities burn. People are scared. They whisper: Is this the end of the world?

But Sarah and Jago and the ten other Players know the answer. The meteors carry a message. The Players have been summoned to The Calling. And now they must fight one another in order to survive. All but one will fail. But that one will save the world.

This is Endgame.
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Review Text

"The treasure hunters of the world may want to dust off their tools." USA Today
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"The premise is engaging, in a Hunger Games-meets-National Treasure sort of way, and the diverse global cast is welcome."--Publishers Weekly
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About James Frey

James Frey is originally from Cleveland. All four of his books, A Million Little Pieces, My Friend Leonard, Bright Shiny Morning, and The Final Testament of the Holy Bible, were international bestsellers.

Nils Johnson-Shelton is the coauthor of the international bestseller No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels. He is also the author of the Full Fathom Five series for tweens Otherworld Chronicles.
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