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Rat Nothing by Evan Marcroft

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Rated 7.63 out of 10 Statistics

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Genre: Fantasy / Suspense

Audience: Teens, Adults, Weird Fantasy Fans, Nerds, Dorks, Morbid People

Updated: Weekly

Content Advisory

Occasional Sexual Content

Occasional Coarse Language

Occasional Violence

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Overall Rating: 7.631

Average Rating: 5 (Guests), 8.5 (Members)

Ranking: #45

Rating Count: 3 (0 Guests, 3 members)

1 indicates a weighted rating.

Synopsis

"Do Not Fear The Future; The Past Has Destroyed You Already"

On the broken world of Nelga Nense, there is a city on the sea called Sabot, where monsters are manufactured, where the sky-blackening machines of industry are powered by beating hearts. It is a city where the whims of the weather rewrite reality, where magic is wielded only by those who sacrifice their humanity to it. Battling gangs paint the streets with blood; factories burn up workers like coal. It is a city where the common masses live imprisoned beneath brutal police, scheming nobility, and an iron-hearted ruler. There is no change. Only fear. Anger.

In this city, four moments in four lives unfold: a princess is stolen from her life of luxury, and must become another person to survive Sabot’s hungry slums; a musician turns terrorist when pushed too far; a secret assignment compels a detective to question his loyalty to his city; a politician in a dead-end office hungers for more power, and will obtain it by any means. Their stories are one story- of betrayal, of revenge, of sacrifice and loss, of a revolution, of a conspiracy… of a war.

Judgement is coming to the city of Sabot, and these four will decide the sentence of a city that is almost- but not quite- beyond saving.

Rat Nothing updates every Friday.

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Action, Crime, Fantastic Creatures, Fantasy, Intrigue, Magic, Monsters, Mystery, Politics, Steampunk, Violence

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"A Vicious City..."

Rating: 8 / 10

Sabot is a living breathing monster born from a thousand words mashed into context and lexical clues. Fictional names for fictional things have a fitting pattern to them of type of person or kind of creature that provides understanding while being completely new and vibrant. Then enter Rat, a vicious byproduct of a city where everything is a turf war and nothing lives uncorrupted. She occupies…Read More

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