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Aliens by Scott Sigler

Alien

Phalanx

Scott Sigler

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Imprint: Titan Books Ltd
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Publication date: 25 Feb 2020
ISBN: 9781789094015

The #1 New York Times best-selling author of Infected delivers medieval carnage as a pre-industrial society fights extinction at the hands of a massive infestation of Xenomorphs.

3 stars out of 5
James Lovegrove
27 Mar 2020

" the novel is gory, visceral and apocalyptic"

If the acid-blooded, insectlike creatures are hard enough to kill with futuristic weaponry, how much deadlier are they when all you have to fight them with are spears and arrows? Focusing on three young heroes — resourceful Ahiliyah, brainy Creen and brawny Brandun — the novel is gory, visceral and apocalyptic, but amid the blood-soaked battles and shattered limbs it finds time to explore the sociopolitics of survival. Despite a slightly muddled ending, this is a sterling example of how to play interesting new variations on the limited themes of a well-worn franchise.

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