Maberry, Jonathan. Dust & Decay, Simon & Schuster Publishing, 2011
ISBN : 9781442402362
Written By: Jonathan Maberry
Reviewed By: Joshua Cortez
Recommended Age Group: Middle School
Dust & Decay is the sequel to a book called, “Rot & Ruin.” The “rot & ruin” is basically the whole world outside of their little town. After months of training, Tom, Benny, and their friends go on a journey to find a better future. Their group includes Tom, an experienced and respected zombie hunter, Benny, Tom’s zombie hunter protege, Nix, the love of Benny’s life, Lilah, The Lost Girl, and Benny’s best friend Lou Chong. Everything that could go wrong does. As soon as they step into the Rot and Ruin, they are chased by wild animals, bounty hunters, and “Gameland.”
“Gameland” is a horrible place to be if you were a teenager. In gameland, the owners throw teenagers into pits infested with zombies. Then, the teenagers have to fight the zombies to try to stay alive. If they can survive, they let them go. The spectators watch and bet on the fighter. Gameland is the living nightmare of all people in the rot and ruin.
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