Devil on My Back (Arc One, #1)

Devil on My Back (Arc One, #1) When The Slaves Rebel Against The Rigid Social Order Imposed On The Colony By The All Controlling Computer, Tomi, The Son Of The Colony Overlord Manages To Escape Beyond The Computer S Reach And Discovers What It Is Like To Be Free. Read this as a kid I think it was my first bit of post apocalyptic sci fi I d been looking for it for years on Google, but kept misremembering the title I was starting to think I d hallucinated the whole thing Anyway, it was a great book for young adult fiction It got me to think about a lot of issues I d later see as an adult The mai
This was an unexpected find for me I was in highschool, and wandering the library shelves for something to read One of my habits at the library is to wander around and see what I can find I have found plenty of good reads this way, and this book was no exception.I ve always liked sci fi, so reading the inside of the book jacket intrigued me I checked it out, and i was glad to This was a idea that is unique today, evenso back then because computers weren t as much a part of life back t This was an unexpected find for me I was in highschool, and wandering the library shelves for something to read One of my habits at the library is to wander around and see what I can find I have found plenty of good reads this way, and this book was no exception.I ve always liked sci fi, so reading the inside of the book jacket intrigued me I checked it out, and i was glad to This was a idea that is unique today, evenso back then because computers weren t as much a part of life back then, so th
In the far future, after the earth s petroleum ran out and the environment was toxic, humanity retreated into cities enclosed in plastic domes Generations later, young Tomi is nervous He s about to get another information pack slotted into the plug in his spine If his body can handle it, he s progressed another level up the ladder in his society But if his nervous system can t handle it, he ll become a menial laborer at best at worst, death or brain damage awaits him But to Tomi s joy, he In the far future, after the earth s petroleum ran out and the environment was toxic, humanity retreated into cities enclosed in plastic domes Generations later, young Tomi is nervous He s about to get another information pack slotted into the plug in his spine If his body can handle it, he s progressed another level up the ladder in his society But if his nervous system
I think I ve read this book twenty times In the future, civilization is almost entirely confined to huge domes to ride out a new Dark Age In Arc One, they live in a very stratified society of slaves, workers, and citizens Slaves are those incompatible with the Powerpaks that plug directly into the brains of the workers and citizens, giving them information at the blink of an eye Tomi Bentt has just achieved full citizen status and hopes to o
Reread this a lot growing up Loved how it turned out they were under Montreal I think Tomi is a young clueless lord living in a sheltered community of Arc One he s distinguished from the common rabble by his ability to receive information packets from the computer that controls the Arc On the day when he was supposed to become a full fledged lord, a slave riot breaks out In the confusion of escape, he suddenly finds himself outside of the Arc and has to figure out how to survive and how and why to returnWell this was intriguing I think I read this book ages ago when I w Tomi is a young clueless lord living in a sheltered community of Arc One he s distinguished from the common rabble by his ability to receive information packets from the computer that controls the Arc On the day when he was supposed to become a full fledged lord, a slave riot breaks out In the confusion of escape, he suddenly finds himself outside of the Arc and has to figure out how to survive and how and why to returnWell this was intriguing I think I read this book ages ago when I was a kid, because my mother had run across some computer related books in the library Yep, this is computer related I completely forgot what this book was called, and I think I remembered it foundly a while ago but couldn t quite find the title Then I randomly ran i
In the distant future, Tomi is one of the elite he has access to unlimited knowledge through paks that can be attached like software to implanted hardware humans in this society are installed with , and his future is bright He pities the slaves people on whom the installation did not work, making them unfit for anything but labor, unfit for education but treasures his good fortune to be born the way he was And though his generation is taught that the only real civilization is inside the In the distant future, Tomi is one of the elite he has access to unlimited knowledge through paks that can be attached like software to implanted hardware humans in this society are installed with , and his future is bright He pities the slaves people on whom the installat
I really enjoyed re reading this book since I just picked up the sequel at the library.150 years after the Age of Confusion following the End of Oil which the author predicted would happen in 2005 she could not anticipate frakking there exists ArcOne which was built to protect the knowledge of human beings, the way monasteries did during the Dark Ages Unfortunately, the knowledge is now being controlled in specific classes by the Lords, and only the slave class is free of a connection from I really enjoyed re reading this book since I just picked up the sequel at the library.150 years after the Age of Confusion following the End of Oil which the author predicted would happen in 2005 she could not anticipate frakking there exists ArcOne which was built to protect the knowledge of human beings, the way monasteries did during the Dark Ages Unfortunately, the knowledge is now being controlled in specific classes by the Lords, and only the slave class is free of a connection from the computer that regulates life under the dome.Following a revolt of the slaves, the son of the Overlord accidentally falls down the garbage chute and is taken far down river He must survive Outside, and his journey brings home the realization that although his life was comfortable, he was just as much a prisoner as the slaves.A lovely tale of growing up and finding freedom in the wilderness, and one of sacrifice and courage too Compared to other similar stories
Like most of her books, this one deals with self discovery and learning the truth of the world around them Tomi is an arrogant son of Arc One s Overlord and we come into the story right when he s plugging in the last pack of his computer thing that basically plugs in all this knowledge into his brain this makes him a Lord people who can t accept that much get lower positions in the Arc One and those who can t accept any computer plug ins become
Really interesting story behind this one I originally read it when I was about 12 years old, sitting in the library, and it made such an impression on me that I remembered it all these years, but couldn t remember the title or the author Finally, this year, I wrote to the library where I had read it as a kid, described it, and asked if they could help Sure enough, they knew the book, and I finally had a title I immediately ordered it on , and after 23 years, finally got to read it ag Really interesting story behind this one I originally read it when I was about 12 years old, sitting in the library, and it made such an impression on me that I remembered it all these years, but couldn t remember the title or the author Finally, this year, I wrote to the library w

[Epub] Devil on My Back (Arc One, #1)  By Monica Hughes – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Devil on My Back (Arc One, #1)
  • Monica Hughes
  • 09 August 2018
  • 0416520103