Christian Johnson Johnson 1
Instructor: Rita Fork
November 4, 2008
Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening Book Review
Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening was written by author Michael Carroll. Unfortunately no given information was listed about why he chooses to write on this particular subject. As far as writing the book Carroll states “It was a good idea, I thought, and I knew that it could be the seed of an interesting story.” Carroll has written numbers of books, short stories, comic strips, articles, reviews and interviews. Also along with writing the Quantum Prophecy series he has written, the Pelicos trilogy, Moonlight, She Fades Away and Renegade. The fiction book Quantum Prophecy: The Awakening is the first book in a series about a vast group of characters some good, some evil, some neutral who get tangled up (or who was already involved) in a conspiracy that led to the disappearance of almost all the worlds superheroes and super villains ten years ago. It tells the tale of two boys named Danny and Colin who finds out that they are the new generation of the lost superhuman race. By being birthed by superheroes and super villains they are blasted right in the middle of an age old battle between good and evil. Not knowing that based on a prophecy the paths they choose determines the fate of the world. This book review will provide the reader with insights into some of its distinctive features. It will discuss the book’s overall thesis, my personal reaction to the book, and the book’s most memorable scene.
The thesis of this book is undetermined. After much research there really wasn’t a determined thesis. In contrast to the absence of a direct thesis I feel that the message the author states in his book is that hope is not lost when it comes to the younger generation.
The author covers these aspects of the message by providing countless examples of Danny and Colin rising to the occasion, obstacle after obstacle. A major scene...