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Author Recchioni, Roberto, author.

Title Orphans. Volume 1, The beginning / Recchioni, Mammucari ; English translation by Elena Cecchini and Valeria Gobbato.

Publication Info. [St. Louis, Missouri] : The Lion Forge, LLC, 2018.
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 95th Street Adult Fiction Graphic Novels  F RECCHION v. 1    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Fiction Graphic Novels  F RECCHION v. 1    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Fiction Graphic Novels  F RECCHION v. 1    AVAILABLE
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Description 348 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Note Chiefly illustrations.
Summary "A devastating energy beam strikes the Earth, instantly killing a sixth ofthe world population. Deemed to be a premeditated attack by aliens from adistant planet, a Serbian scientist named Jsana Juric and a Japanese armycolonel named Takeshi Nakamura gather a group of orphaned children who survivedthe disaster to become lethal soldiers trained to invade the hostile planet inhopes of preventing a repeat attack. Divided into teams, the children get toknow each other, and begin to understand that surviving the training will itselfbe a brutal test. Lives are sacrificed and difficult lessons are learned, all inthe interest of turning children into hardened killing machines. One suchimpressionable child is Jonas . . . Meanwhile, in a parallel storyline set inthe future, a ground invasion force reaches the alien planet from which theenergy beam supposedly originated. Before setting foot on the planet, everysoldier receives a vaccine to combat the deadly radiation on the planet, acourse that must be repeated every day. The battles are tough, and the humanforces suffer massive casualties, until a team of five soldiers appear and makeshort work of the aliens. These five heroes are Jonas and his companion the "Orphans" "--Provided by publisher.
Subject Orphans -- Fiction.
Child soldiers -- Fiction.
Scientists -- Fiction.
Genre Graphic novels.
Added Author Mammucari, Emiliano, author.
Cecchini, Elena, translator.
Gobbato, Valeria, translator.
Added Title Orphans. Volume one
ISBN 9781942367178 pbk.
1942367171 pbk.
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